November 2, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 2, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • November 2, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s affluence still depends on world’s trust in its openness

  • November 2, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Q&A signboard at shelters assists foreign evacuees in 13 languages

  • October 31, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Indo-Pacific’s military equipment buying spree risks arms race

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese ambassador to Japan says bilateral trust lacking in area of security

  • October 31, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo rejected Seoul’s proposal on resolving requisitioned workers dispute

  • October 31, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Suga needs new tack on the North Korea abductee issue

  • November 1, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Can China become advanced nation on its own with its long-term plan?

  • October 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-Japan envoy to EU becomes president of Foreign Press Center Japan

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Time for Japan and Europe to fill void left by US on world stage

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese envoy points to lack of mutual trust with Japan

  • October 31, 2020
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Irish Amb. to Japan explains “real” Halloween to Shibuya mayor

  • October 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 26
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

JCG detects four Chinese Coast Guard ships near Senkakus

  • November 2, 2020
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to exempt short-term business travelers from two-week self-quarantine

  • October 31, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan energy firms aiming to achieve Suga’s 2050 zero carbon goal

  • November 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SpaceJet budget slashed as Mitsubishi restructures other businesses

  • October 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan embraces green bonds

  • October 31, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Boost productivity of rice instead of tweaking supply and demand

  • November 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren to call for more nuclear power, more women on company boards in Japan

  • October 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Use nuclear power to decarbonize Japan

  • October 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nidec plans $2bn EV motor factory in Europe for bet beyond China

  • November 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:20 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Yokosuka sailor arrested for entering private residence

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 21
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan seeks 2 more Aegis ships to plug missile defense hole

  • November 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

No water quality issues detected outside of Futenma air station

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Chinese ships near Senkakus mark record high

  • November 2, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan seeks to unify 3 personal data protection laws

  • October 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to construct new bona fide Aegis warships  

  • November 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Navies of Japan, U.S., Australia, India to conduct joint training  

  • October 31, 2020
  • , Sankei , Kyodo
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POLITICS

Rejection of Osaka metropolis plan to affect national politics

  • November 2, 2020
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 1, 2020

  • November 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 31, 2020

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 30, 2020

  • October 31, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga urges all ministers to work for zero-emission goal

  • October 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:59 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Japan eyeing AI use for speedy policy decisions

  • October 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Jimi joins LDP’s Nikai faction

  • October 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Exhausted emergency fund may force Tokyo into debt and deep cuts

  • October 30, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Nov. 2-8

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Osaka metropolis plan rejected in referendum for 2nd time

  • November 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:55 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Rejection of Osaka metropolis plan to deal blow to Suga administration  

  • November 2, 2020
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Make efforts to enrich school classes and events amid coronavirus crisis

  • October 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:30
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan health ministry to conduct second round of antibody tests

  • November 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Curiosity about marijuana can have serious consequences for the young

  • November 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Highly pathogenic avian flu virus found in northern Japan

  • October 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Caution urged in assessing Avigan as treatment in COVID-19 cases

  • October 31, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ex-Vietnamese intern arrested on suspicion of slaughtering pig

  • November 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

New COVID-19 cases surge in second wave, but death rate falls

  • October 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: Rethinking the nation’s dependence on Tokyo

  • November 1, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo to boost capacity of COVID-19 testing to over 60,000 per day

  • October 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Extradition of two Americans involved in Ghosn’s escape delayed at last minute

  • October 30, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei evening edition
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Only personal physicians allowed to conduct initial telemedicine sessions  

  • October 31, 2020
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SOCIETY

Up to 65,000 COVID-19 tests necessary per day in event of “twindemic”  

  • October 31, 2020
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SOCIETY

GOJ to conduct large-scale COVID-19 antibody testing   

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Tokyo prosecutor to be sent to U.S. to arrest 2 Americans over Ghosn’s escape from Japan

  • October 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Nov. 1, 2020)

  • November 2, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 102,780 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 1, 2020)

  • November 1, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 8:32 p.m.
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