November 24, 2020

 Morning Alert        Afternoon Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 24, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • November 24, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-lawmaker Kang named new S. Korean ambassador to Japan

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK likely assessing new U.S. administration: expert

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan protests U.N. panel’s criticism of past detention of Ghosn

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:36 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan mulls setting up consulate in Wuhan, China: source

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 00:35 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Internal Affairs Ministry to donate tablet computers to emerging nations

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Resolutely protect Japan’s fishing grounds against Chinese intrusions

  • November 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Suu Kyi’s capabilities tested amid numerous issues plaguing Myanmar

  • November 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: The puzzle of America

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea stepping up efforts to mend ties with Japan

  • November 22, 2020
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Seoul taps Japan hand as next envoy to Tokyo

  • November 24, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to donate tablet computers to emerging nations

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan faces sizable challenges steering trade relations with China, U.S.

  • November 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China’s TPP ambition puts Japan in a bind: expert

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:13 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China moves to fill U.S. power vacuum with Asia trade deals

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:14 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nintendo restricts political use of Animal Crossing

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Focus: Japan business lobby sets goal of 30% female executives by 2030

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:17 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt yet to meet target for female managers

  • November 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:28 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: During development pause, revise plan to mass-produce domestic passenger jet

  • November 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

APEC leaders issue joint declaration for first time in three years

  • November 21, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Chinese leader Xi says he will “favorably consider” joining CPTPP

  • November 21, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan’s digital economy accounts for 7% of nominal GDP

  • November 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Two Aegis ships instead of Aegis Ashore to cost Japan over ¥500 bil.

  • November 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MSDF introducing more compact, less expensive frigates

  • November 20, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. service member arrested on DUI charges

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan planned in 2016 to sail defense ship near Chinese-built islet

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. serviceman missing off Adan Beach in Kunigami, Okinawa

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Land on south side of Futenma to be returned to Japan by end of Jan. 2021

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Commentary: Japan’s need for a clear U.S. commitment over the Senkakus

  • November 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Senior U.S., Japanese officials hold talks at Yokota  

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Two new Aegis-equipped vessels to cost over 500 billion yen 

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Mitsubishi Electric falls prey to another cyberattack  

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 23, 2020

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 22, 2020

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 21, 2020

  • November 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 20, 2020

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Nov. 23-29

  • November 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan reform chief Kono voices hope to be prime minister

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:08 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Osaka Gov. Yoshimura to be new representative of Osaka Ishin

  • November 22, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Top court seeks continued electoral reform as vote-value gaps linger

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

POLITICS

Editorial: Diet must move forward with revising National Referendum Law

  • November 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Japan referendum law needs refinement as new issues emerge

  • November 21, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ex-Prime Minister Abe’s top aide, supporters questioned over suspicious dinner fees

  • November 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

¥8 mil. in Abe-related dinner party expenses called into question

  • November 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Big in Japan: Japanese media weigh in on the U.S. election

  • November 21, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Chinese foreign minister to visit Japan from Nov. 24

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Polls indicate public approval of Suga’s character  

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Diet adopts resolution to tackle ‘climate emergency’ risk

  • November 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s decarbonization fails to improve for 25 years

  • November 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:03 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Technological innovation key to eliminating greenhouse gases

  • November 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Focus: Japanese startup to establish U.S. lunar lander development hub

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:35 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

2 Japanese astronauts to stay at ISS for long-term missions

  • November 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

PM Suga to revise “Go To” campaigns amid rapid spread of COVID-19

  • November 22, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan’s death toll from COVID-19 tops 2,000

  • November 23, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ mulls tightening restrictions on number of spectators at major events

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Japan governors seek “Go To Travel” exclusion for high infection areas

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Record 4,570 people arrested in cannabis cases in Japan in 2019

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan faces balancing act over virus clusters among foreign nationals

  • November 22, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: The new normal that will arise after COVID-19

  • November 22, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Confusion over Go To drive due to poor ability to communicate

  • November 23, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan takes different track than U.S. on COVID-19 antibody treatments

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:43 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Taiwanese helping spread Fukushima reconstruction information

  • November 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Filmmaker plans movie on Pacific nuclear tests for U.S. screening

  • November 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Big companies continue offering food to poor kids during pandemic

  • November 23, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Students submit petition to raise age of consent from 13 to 16

  • November 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Nov. 23, 2020)

  • November 24, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 135,347 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 23, 2020)

  • November 23, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 9:58 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
  • Ambassador
  • Ukraine
  • OPINION POLLS
  • COVID-19
  • Trending Japan