November 30, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 30, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • November 30, 2020
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: China expands its economic ‘gravitational force’ amid U.S. retreat

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:59 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Three reasons why China wants to join TPP

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

China dominates world export markets despite U.S. trade war

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:56 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Next South Korean ambassador is rare Japan hand in ROK’s ruling party

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Suga’s diplomacy faces harsh test under pressure from China

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese envoy in Rakhine State to oversee voting

  • November 29, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 10:52 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: EU faces test on how to maintain unity to implement recovery fund

  • November 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China to resume business travel today

  • November 30, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Motegi to visit Africa next month

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to stockpile Kuwaiti oil for shipment to Southeast Asia

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan to enhance production of 27 farm items for export

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Green trend stirs copper and nickel markets as supply tightens

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:05 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Preparations in factories help Japanese carmakers recover from pandemic

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:55 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese auto parts makers pushed to brink

  • November 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

8 Japanese automakers’ domestic output up 8.6 pct in Oct.

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Consider ways to enhance strengths of small and medium-sized businesses

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tax break planned to entice international auctions to Japan

  • November 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan fails to reach 10% target for female executives, Yomiuri poll

  • November 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 9:29 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Marines construct new facilities at Kadena AB

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

CSIS report says FRF construction unlikely to be completed

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan unlikely to achieve goal of sealing tentative HNS deal by year’s end

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan’s latest security threat: its declining birthrate

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

China builds new airship base for missile early warning system

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Do not give in to heinous threats amid surge in cyber-attacks

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

China snaps up Japanese scientists, sparking fears of technology outflow

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. Marine Corps first lieutenant arrested for DUI in Okinawa

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan to build two Aegis warships for missile defense 

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

Prime Minister Suga calls for SDF to overcome sectionalism  

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Japanese government to replace Chinese drones 

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 29, 2020

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p.5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 28, 2020

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 27, 2020

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Cherry blossom scandal returns to haunt Abe and Suga

  • November 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Nov. 30-Dec. 6

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japanese political parties’ spending hits 6-year high

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Corporate donations to LDP see 1st drop in 8 years

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan panel members want large-scale research fund

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:29 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ceremony marks 130th anniversary of Japan Diet

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:14 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Calls for early snap election dwindling within LDP

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet nonsupporters say Suga lacks leadership skills, Nikkei poll

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Japan’s public expects stable US ties under Biden, Nikkei poll

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:58 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support declines

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan successfully launches H2A rocket

  • November 29, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Scientists prepare to collect asteroid sand sample

  • November 30, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s Fugaku supercomputer can tackle new research projects immediately

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:20 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

1 ton of shooting stars fall to Earth every day, Japan astronomers find

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Incidents involving U.S. military personnel continue to occur frequently

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics delay to cost almost $2bn, before COVID safeguards

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:37 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games organizers reveal test event schedules

  • November 27, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 10:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo asks diplomats to help with outreach

  • November 27, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

PCR testing center to open at Chubu Airport Mon.

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:32 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

2nd round of antibody testing to be expanded nationally

  • November 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Media Mix: News outlets clash over tone of COVID-19 coverage

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19 cluster cases spark backlash against foreign residents

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Saitama temple takes in exploited Vietnamese trainees

  • November 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Hospitals facing a crisis; more support is now an urgent task

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan aims to secure COVID-19 vaccine for whole population by June

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan firm, ex-employee reach rare settlement over outing

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Unwanted infants bound to rise in current COVID-19 climate

  • November 28, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan eyes 35% quota for women political candidates by 2025

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Shimadzu PCR test device can produce results in 90 minutes

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

People urge Japan to ratify UN nuclear ban treaty

  • November 28, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 2:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: In civics education, foster children’s awareness of participating in society

  • November 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Care must be taken to secure housing amid economic impact of pandemic

  • November 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EDITORIAL: Miscalculation of virus relief aid demands review of faulty stats

  • November 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19 epidemic curve keeps climbing nationwide 

  • November 30, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

GOJ decides to limit Go To Travel campaign 

  • November 28, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

65% of Fukushima evacuees have no intention of returning home: survey

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Nov. 29, 2020)

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 148,280 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 29, 2020)

  • November 29, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:14 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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