November 17, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 17, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • November 17, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga’s change in phrasing of “Indo-Pacific” concept raises questions

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo , 11:31 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to urge Biden to focus on Indo-Pacific as well as U.S. issues

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:53 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Outreach

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Editorial: RCEP’s potential as a foundation for free trade should be realized

  • November 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: RCEP pact could serve as step to get global trade back on track

  • November 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:11 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Five RCEP takeaways: Asia cements grip as free trade torchbearer

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:24 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

With bilateral agreement in place, U.S. beef is winning over Japanese market

  • November 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 22
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ECONOMY

Trade group chief: Biden’s victory will make U.S. policies more predictable

  • November 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Japan to sizably cut fuel tax on airlines amid epidemic

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan weighs delaying U.S. base funding deal until Biden takes office

  • November 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. expected to strengthen PFAS regulations, impact on Okinawa bases unknown

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Game giant Capcom possibly faces massive data leaks

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Citizens welcome access to Sagami depot

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 18
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SECURITY

Abe says GOJ may delay decision on enemy base strike capabilities 

  • November 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 16, 2020

  • November 17, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Kato records radio message for Japanese abductees

  • November 17, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Next Lower House election “may be held after Olympics”: LDP’s Shimomura

  • November 15, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

IOC awards ex-PM Abe with Olympic Order

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

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • November 17, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Editorial: Dawn of private space development will inspire achievements by Japan

  • November 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Mitsubishi Heavy prepares controller for drones 1,000 km away

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Omron and Sapporo lead climate fight with 20% CO2 cuts: poll

  • November 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s “Fugaku” keeps position as fastest supercomputer in world

  • November 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese astronaut bound for International Space Station

  • November 17, 2020
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SOCIETY

Sapporo residents to be asked to stay home amid virus surge

  • November 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ to establish control officer for COVID-19 response in 2021

  • November 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 41
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Study suggests pandemic led to drop in Tokyo’s temperatures

  • November 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nearly half of stations now unmanned; bane for the disabled

  • November 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Govt. panel to verify ‘black rain’ zones

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

SOCIETY

Lawmakers seek legal filiation for child conceived through 3rd party

  • November 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Researchers band together to combat Japanese officialdom’s odd English

  • November 16, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Nov. 16, 2020)

  • November 17, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 120,358 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 16, 2020)

  • November 17, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 0:08 a.m.
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SOCIETY

U.S. drug company resumes trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Japan

  • November 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

GOJ, IOC “fully committed” to holding Tokyo Olympics as planned

  • November 17, 2020
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