November 9, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 9, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • November 9, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

PM Suga congratulates Biden, Harris

  • November 9, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s “Joe Biden” becomes Internet sensation

  • November 9, 2020
  • , TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese government mulls proposal for space cooperation with U.S.

  • November 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga aims to meet with Biden early

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden to value experts in U.S. diplomacy toward Japan

  • November 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan cautiously prepares for change in U.S. leadership

  • November 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: No room for doubts about legitimate ballot counting in U.S. presidential election

  • November 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga restates desire to boost Japan-U.S. bond with Biden

  • November 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Economic direction under Biden

  • November 9, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s business leaders react to Biden victory

  • November 9, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese abductee families pin hope on Biden

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden Burger goes on sale at diner in Japan

  • November 7, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 9:09 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

2 Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Now is time to form ‘Western Pacific Union’

  • November 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK should seek win-win solution: Gyeonggi Province Governor

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

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Feature: Animated film shines light into North Korea’s darkest corners

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Former Vice President Biden projected to win U.S. presidential election

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Lady Liberty blushes

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ hopes to build trust between Suga, Biden

  • November 8, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China to resume mutual business travel from mid-November

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

WTO to postpone meeting on appointment of next chief

  • November 8, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Japan to resume accepting nuclear waste from UK

  • November 9, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
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ECONOMY

Citizens group collects over 150,000 signatures for Yokohama IR referendum

  • November 5, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Editorial: Developing tech-savvy human resources needed, but how to do so?

  • November 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:36 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nippon Steel reports record loss

  • November 6, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nippon Steel and ArcelorMittal draw closer with China’s rise

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota and Murata place Japan’s bet on solid state batteries

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan seeks smuggling crackdown for 7 species under CITES

  • November 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:42 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Large drawing on surface of Chinese desert resembles Kadena AB

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Biden unlikely to alter U.S. base transfer plan in Okinawa: locals

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawans hopeful for base burden reduction after Biden’s win

  • November 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa Marine arrested on suspicion of robbing, strangling cabbie

  • November 9, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p, 23
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SECURITY

Okinawa governor expresses indignation over cabbie case, other recent incidents

  • November 9, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Camp Foster serviceman arrested on DUI in Chatan

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
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SECURITY

Car driving out of Camp Kinser fled scene after hitting cyclist

  • November 5, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 21
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SECURITY

SECURITY

‘Quad’ nations flaunt stronger ties with first drill in 13 years

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:55 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Security officials of U.S., Japan, ROK hold videoconference 

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Akahata
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Hibakusha hope Biden promotes nuclear disarmament

  • November 8, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 7, 2020

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 6, 2020

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Nov. 9-15

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Upper House budget committee meeting, Nov. 6, 2020

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan opposition parties watch for possible policy changes by Biden

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga calm in face of Diet onslaught but leaves big question unanswered

  • November 6, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Panel members to seek sizable 3rd extra budget

  • November 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Public support for Suga Cabinet drops 7 points to 57% 

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support rate falls 7 points to 57%, Mainichi poll

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Mainichi , pp. 1, 4
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Hokkaido’s COVID-19 cases likely to top 200 for first time today

  • November 9, 2020
  • , NHK, TV Asahi
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Gymnastics: Japan hosts 1st int’l sports tournament during pandemic

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Ease travel restrictions after determining infection status in other countries

  • November 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Speedy method found to make virus-capturing proteins

  • November 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Deportees likely to face shorter detention stretch after outcry

  • November 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Crown Prince’s rise to 1st in line to throne proclaimed

  • November 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan may shelve imperial succession decision despite parliament calls

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

IOC chairman to visit Japan on Nov. 15 

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Asahi
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 109,223 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 8, 2020)

  • November 8, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:25 p.m.
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