November 16, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 16, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • November 16, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan must not overly synchronize its policy with U.S.: Jitsuro Terashima

  • November 13, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 15
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China tightens ASEAN grip while US looks inward

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:57 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. forces accelerate strengthening of missile defense systems

  • November 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:16
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Exclusive: E. Asia Summit statement may show stronger S. China Sea concerns

  • November 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese replace North Koreans as illegal fishermen in Yamatotai area waters

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , Lead
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan stations narcotics agent in Hong Kong

  • November 16, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden aims to reassure Japan amid China’s growing shadow

  • November 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:03 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga administration keeping eye on Biden’s N. Korea policy

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:42 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo paying close attention to next U.S. administration’s stance on Beijing

  • November 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:59 p.m.
  • English Press

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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Mechanism needed to manage US-China friction

  • November 14, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Germany walks tightrope between China and rest of Indo-Pacific

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:45 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Beijing’s latest move to rein in Hong Kong is unacceptable

  • November 13, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:05 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China, S. Korea banks to boost ties with ASEAN amid pandemic

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:51 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Exclusion of democrats destroys H.K. council’s independence

  • November 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:21 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

No breakthrough in sight for wartime labor issue despite Japan-S. Korea talks

  • November 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:02 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan PM Suga wary over request to visit S. Korea

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:25 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

EXCLUSIVE: Japan, Malaysia to hold 1st aircraft sector online biz meeting

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:19 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. economic policy must reject protectionism under new leader

  • November 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Yokota asks for daughter’s return 43 years after abduction

  • November 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:17 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga expresses concern over China’s actions in South and East China Seas 

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Suga pledges support for ASEAN in combating COVID-19 

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

China attempts to increase its influence over ASEAN 

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese foreign minister to visit Japan later this month 

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges support for five Mekong nations 

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

15 Asia-Pacific nations sign RCEP

  • November 16, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Editorial: RCEP should be developed under Japan’s leadership

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Editorial: RCEP could increase chance of returning to dependence on China

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Asia forms world’s largest trading bloc RCEP after years of talks

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:58 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

What does RCEP mean for Japan and its Asian neighbors?

  • November 15, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Pressure mounts on Biden as China joins Asia mega trade deal

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:55 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan businesses expect RCEP deal to boost Asia trade, investment

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:37 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan July-Sept. GDP up preliminary 5.0 pct

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:56 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Companies must strive to reform and develop businesses amid pandemic

  • November 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:35 p.m.
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ECONOMY

SUBARU to open new parts factory in U.S.

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

Okinawa protests multiple instances of misconduct involving U.S. military personnel

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan Defense Ministry to study advanced cybersecurity

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:28 p.m.
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SECURITY

Aegis Ashore alternative runs to at least 1.5 times the cost

  • November 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:15 p.m.
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SECURITY

Kadena AB service member arrested for refusing breath test

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
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SECURITY

U.S. side taking measures against noise around Kadena: MOFA State Minister Uto

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Chatan mayor sends letters of protest and requests to relevant authorities

  • November 13, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

SECURITY

ASDF officer dispatched to U.S. space command

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense think tank analyzes Chinese military strategy

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 15, 2020

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 14, 2020

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 13, 2020

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Nov. 16-22

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to develop drone-hunting lasers

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:27 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s new digital agency to launch in Sept.

  • November 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:33 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan govt wraps up autumn administrative review

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:19 p.m.
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POLITICS

View from Osaka: Osaka Ishin and Nippon Ishin must adapt or risk extinction

  • November 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

SDP likely to split up, with members shifting to CDP

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:16 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: By opting to play it safe, who is in the driver’s seat? Suga stays mum

  • November 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:30 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan to drop seal requirement in 99% of administrative procedures

  • November 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:55 p.m.
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POLITICS

LDP forms Diet members’ league headed by former PM Abe

  • November 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Ex-PM Abe wants referendum law revision enacted soon

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:00 a.m.
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OPINION POLLS

84% concerned about record coronavirus cases in Japan: Kyodo poll

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:48 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet support rate edges down to 48.3 pct

  • November 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:32 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

43 pct approve of Japan govt’s anti-virus efforts: Jiji survey

  • November 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:50 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan to set up R&D fund for 6G technologies

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:38 p.m.
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SOCIETY

PM Suga, IOC Chairman Bach agree to work closely to hold Tokyo Games

  • November 16, 2020
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Take every measure against coronavirus pandemic as winter approaches

  • November 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:35 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Suga cautious on issuing coronavirus state of emergency again

  • November 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:26 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan has over 24,000 facilities ready to test for the flu, COVID-19

  • November 13, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan faces another coronavirus wave, but this one’s different

  • November 13, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Hokkaido’s coronavirus cases surge past 200 for 3rd straight day

  • November 14, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Using easy Japanese, social media to uncover hidden clusters

  • November 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:49 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Mutated strain of new coronavirus more infectious than Wuhan type

  • November 13, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:15 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Entrepreneurship beckons Japan’s bright young bureaucrats

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: Paternity leave in Japan: No time for baby steps

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Nov. 15, 2020)

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 119,420 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 15, 2020)

  • November 16, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 0:57 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Record number of coronavirus cases reported in Japan for three days in row

  • November 15, 2020
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