November 12, 2020

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HEADLINES

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  • November 12, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • November 12, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Possible “power vacuum” in U.S. may cause security crisis

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Fuji TV
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INTERNATIONAL

Australian prime minister to visit Japan next week

  • November 12, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan eyes Washington scion Caroline Kennedy as link to Biden staff

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:03 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Biden’s victory is a chance to restore international order

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:18 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ruling bloc calls on Suga to forge a relationship with Biden

  • November 10, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Reality show over as the world gets ready for a new U.S. president

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Biden has won, now allies must act

  • November 10, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

In rare move, Taiwan confirms U.S. Marines’ presence for training

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese companies pressured to monitor issue of Uyghur’s human rights

  • November 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Biden’s old friend Xi is not the man he once was

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:02 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga, Biden to speak by phone 

  • November 12, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan keen to build connections with Biden administration 

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: South Korea must resolve issue of former requisitioned workers

  • November 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:14 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga meets with ROK intelligence chief 

  • November 11, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia summit planned for next week 

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Miyagi governor OKs restart of Onagawa n-reactor

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:49 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Make steady progress in restarting Japan’s nuclear power plants

  • November 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:32
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Rushing to restart Onagawa nuclear plant makes no sense

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:06 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Anti-terrorism facilities go online at Sendai nuclear plant

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 31
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ECONOMY

Japan’s N-watchdog certifies safety of new storage facility for spent fuel

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan experts start work on carbon-neutral roadmap

  • November 11, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Tariffs on Japanese chocolates to be scrapped under RCEP

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Toshiba stops taking orders for coal-fired power plants

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:56 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Biz leader wants future-oriented investment in 3rd budget

  • November 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan and Taiwan companies to gain from China’s quick recovery

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Over 30% of Japanese companies revise net profit forecasts higher

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan parliament begins debate on brand fruit protection

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to lobby Washington to return to TPP

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

New Asian-wide free trade deal to be launched soon

  • November 12, 2020
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SECURITY

Okinawa protests surge in incidents involving service members

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Residents of Okinawa’s ”Kamara” district eager to invite Kamala Harris to visit

  • November 9, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 22
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SECURITY

SECURITY

EU to host cybersecurity training with Japan, U.S. for 1st time

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan extends SDF Sinai mission by 1 year

  • November 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:43 p.m.
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SECURITY

Hackers release data possibly stolen from Capcom

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:08 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan, U.S. hold HNS talks 

  • November 12, 2020
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SECURITY

Japan to increase sailors by 500 to beef up missile defense 

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 11, 2020

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 10, 2020

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga’s U.S. trip seen affecting timing of Lower House dissolution

  • November 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:20 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan opposition parties wary of lower house dissolution

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:48 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Craft next supplementary budget to ensure economic revitalization

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:45 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Give the elderly the help they need to participate in a digitized society

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

MHLW proposes legislative revision to promote sharing of infectious disease data

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 1, p. 5
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POLITICS

Former council chief denies ‘adjustment’ claim by Suga

  • November 10, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Regular Diet session to be convened in mid- or late January

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

56% disapprove Suga’s explanation on appointments to science council, Yomiuri poll

  • November 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • November 10, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 16
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Biden will be ‘180-degree turnaround’ from Trump on climate: Koizumi

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:47 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan apparently experiencing third wave of the coronavirus

  • November 12, 2020
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SCIENCE

Pfizer to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Japan by next June

  • November 11, 2020
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SCIENCE

Restrictions on large-scale events to continue

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Host towns, central govt to establish coronavirus measures ahead of Tokyo Games

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan’s surge in COVID-19 cases reignite debate over tougher virus law

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Japan mulls exempting int’l visitors for Olympics from quarantine

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo improves non-hospital COVID-19 accommodations as winter approaches

  • November 7, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 33
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SOCIETY

Okinawa univ. to test anti-gout drug to treat COVID-19 patients

  • November 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 32
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SOCIETY

Japan’s youngest woman mayor elated by Harris’ historic leap

  • November 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:33 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo sex parlor heads accused of illegally hiring foreign trainees

  • November 10, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreigners could die with no pandemic aid, group says

  • November 11, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Nov. 11, 2020)

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 112,880 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 11, 2020)

  • November 11, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:47 p.m.
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