November 27, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 27, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • November 27, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Blinken positive about Futenma relocation, while CSIS adviser says its completion unlikely

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Squarely face pending issues to build confidence between Japan and China

  • November 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan, China need to step up dialogue on bilateral disputes

  • November 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Rules should lay foundation for Japan-China relations

  • November 26, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan-China cooperation should balance economy and security

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Xi visit to Japan up in air as Tokyo toughens stance

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Xi Jinping’s embrace of TPP is 8-year revenge on Obama

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Why the West continues to get China’s future wrong

  • November 26, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t to sign MOU with India in digital field in December

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: A return to normalcy as the Biden administration emerges

  • November 26, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden will focus on solutions over bluster with China: Daniel Russel

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:32 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Now is the time to restore international cooperation

  • November 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: POTUS on the ropes

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 10
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Suga talks with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince

  • November 27, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s new ambassador to China to be quarantined for 2 weeks

  • November 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Perils of Suga administration’s “pro-China” leanings

  • November 1, 2020
  • , Sentaku
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Suga urges China to exercise restraint around Senkakus

  • November 26, 2020
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ECONOMY

MOF fiscal council proposes all drug prices be revised

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Roundup of newspaper editorials on signing of the RCEP

  • November 25, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Commentary: Is China a free trader or just a free rider?

  • November 25, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Takahama town assembly OKs restart of old reactors

  • November 25, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 9:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fukushima reactor one step closer to fuel removal

  • November 27, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Limiting life of nuclear plants to 40 years should be continued

  • November 26, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:59 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan pension ‘whale’ GPIF cuts stock holdings during rally

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:37 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Investors choking startups with purse strings: Japan watchdog

  • November 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s inbound FDI rises on higher tech demand

  • November 26, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan gov’t retains economic assessment but warns of virus resurgence

  • November 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Pandemic and internet banking push Japan’s lenders to revamp branches

  • November 26, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Maintain local economic support through regional bank realignment

  • November 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

USMC reportedly hints at deployment of F-35B to Kadena

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

MOD declares Aegis Ashore offshore options “technologically feasible”

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SECURITY

Ransomware data leaks strike 1,000 companies in 2020

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japanese firms suffered cyberattacks

  • November 26, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. airman arrested for DUI in Naha

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 31
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SECURITY

MSDF retirement age to be raised again from fiscal 2024: Defense ministry

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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SECURITY

LDP defense clique supports construction of bona fide Aegis warships 

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 26, 2020

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 25, 2020

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower, Upper House Budget Committees, Nov. 25, 2020

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 12
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POLITICS

Japanese gov’t determines framework of new digital agency

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Govt should present clear guidelines for preventing spread of coronavirus

  • November 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:49 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

TOKYO REPORT: Balancing act ahead for CDP chief Edano

  • November 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

SCIENCE

Masks effective in karaoke scenario, Japanese supercomputer says

  • November 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Microsatellite developed in local gov’t-led project shown to media

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:40 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Hayabusa2 adjusts for return of capsule to Earth

  • November 26, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Hayabusa2 images captured by telescope in Hawaii

  • November 27, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo to open second COVID-19 hospital

  • November 27, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Fiction and reality of fundamentally flawed technical intern training program

  • November 25, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 22
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SOCIETY

Higher court drops appeal over outed gay student’s death

  • November 26, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympics: Strict rules eyed to prevent infections during Tokyo Games

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:03 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: The post-COVID-19 industrial revitalization

  • November 25, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Stronger support system needed as consultations over child abuse soar

  • November 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Nov. 26, 2020)

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: 141,002 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 26, 2020)

  • November 26, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:38 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Experts urge GOJ to take stronger measures against COVID-19 

  • November 27, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

China slipping in race to develop COVID-19 vaccine  

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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