October 26, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 26, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news  

  • October 26, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Indo-Pacific ‘Quad’ has potential to expand: senior U.S. diplomat

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:11 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. ex-diplomats say America and China are not in a ‘new Cold War’

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s favorable image of U.N. wanes rapidly

  • October 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to face increased pressure to ratify nuke ban treaty

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:42 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Defense Minister Kishi doubts treaty’s efficacy

  • October 25, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-U.K. trade pact aims to avoid negative impacts from Brexit

  • October 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

British minister hopes for Japanese imperial visit next year

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: After 75 years, U.N. needs to rebuild foundations of multilateral cooperation

  • October 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Coronavirus pandemic still biggest issue for U.S. presidential election

  • October 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China’s ‘dream’ undermines world order

  • October 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Suga calls for U.S.-Japan cooperation to enhance deterrence

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei evening edition
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. presses Japan to exclude China from 5G networks

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK ink free trade pact

  • October 24, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Buzzed by the Chinese dragon

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 16
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

How U.S. will win 5G war with China: Interview with Keith Krach

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Wedge , pp. 22–25
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

UK-EU trade negotiations may determine fate of Japanese corporations

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Interview: UK hopes Japan trade deal pays digital dividends and paves TPP path

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan’s ‘China exit’ subsidy helps Boeing supplier leave the U.S.

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

2 public entities hold large stakes in 84% of firms listed on TSE

  • October 23, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:53 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

How Mitsubishi Heavy’s hubris brought SpaceJet down to earth

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:44 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: TSE carries heavy responsibility for overlooking problem in system

  • October 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

CCS Kato reiterates Japan will not sign nuclear ban treaty

  • October 26, 2020
  • , TBS, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan-U.S. joint memorial service held on Ioto Island

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 20
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SECURITY

Postponed Ioto ceremony held on smaller scale

  • October 24, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Negotiate sympathy budget for U.S. forces based on trust in alliance

  • October 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

LDP group calls for building new Aegis destroyer

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

4 towns remain silent over SDF base plan on Kagoshima isle

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Russia under the gun to clear air on Olympic sabotage claims

  • October 24, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawan woman used U.S. system to secure child support from U.S. serviceman

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. Navy sailor arrested for obstruction of police in Okinawa

  • October 26, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Shibuya urges Halloween partyers to have their fun online

  • October 23, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested for DUI in Okinawa

  • October 26, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Memorial ceremony held on Ioto Island 

  • October 26, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into force next year  

  • October 26, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

PM Suga delivers his first policy speech

  • October 26, 2020
  • , NHK
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 25, 2020

  • October 26, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 24, 2020

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 23, 2020

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Oct. 26-Nov. 1

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Science panel controversy overshadows Suga’s Diet debut

  • October 25, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

FOCUS: Japan PM Suga’s communication skills tested as honeymoon period ends

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:14 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga’s rejection of science nominees spurs constitutional storm

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Japan may make PCR tests easier for people without symptoms

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Tax reform should take into account longer-term challenges

  • October 26, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:03p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Suga approval slips 11 points after first month, Nikkei poll

  • October 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:52 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Gap narrows on views over Osaka metropolis plan, Yomiuri Shimbun poll

  • October 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:09 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet approval drops more than 10 points

  • October 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japanese government’s space-related budget request increases by 50%

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Army of avatar robots readies to invade Japanese job market

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ defers decision on discharging Fukushima radioactive water

  • October 24, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Japan to open border to foreign tourists for Tokyo Olympics

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SCIENCE

Education Ministry to recruit Japanese astronauts for first time in 13 years

  • October 24, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Labor laws governing foreign interns violated

  • October 24, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Service held for Yokota, symbol of North Korean abduction issue

  • October 25, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Local governments enact anti-COVID-19 discrimination ordinances

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Coronavirus spreading particularly in regional areas of Japan

  • October 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to open stadiums to full capacity in Olympic trial run

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:24 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games to offer ticket refunds

  • October 24, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

1 in 5 in Japan seen holding medical, welfare jobs in 2040

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:34 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Oct. 25, 2020)

  • October 26, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 97,932 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Oct. 25, 2020)

  • October 25, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:20 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Signs point to potential COVID-19 resurgence

  • October 25, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Number of seasonal flu patients declines sharply

  • October 26, 2020
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary
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