December 1, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 1, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • December 1, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Can China meet TPP conditions?

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

China’s new export law takes effect, putting global businesses on edge

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:26 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to appoint new ambassador to UK

  • December 1, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan faces tough decision on lifting import ban on Japanese food

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 8
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INTERNATIONAL

Resurgence of COVID-19 hinders gov’t plans to ease entry

  • November 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Rejection of China’s ‘nine-dash line’ spreads from Asia to Europe

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:45 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China restart business travel amid COVID-19 pandemic

  • December 1, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

China’s export law brings uncertainty over procurement of rare earths

  • November 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 22
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

UK to team up with NEC in 5G trials

  • December 1, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to cut aviation fuel tax amid pandemic

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Top Japan mobile carrier NTT Docomo to slash data prices

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:13 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

NEC’s next CEO eyes global 5G demand as pressure on Huawei mounts

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan adopts strategy to boost food exports

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:59 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Large companies cannot be allowed to take advantage of weaker start-ups

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:54 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan gov’t eyes confab with young people on tackling climate change

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to boost eco-friendly car sales 20-fold by 2030

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:16 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China’s new export law takes effect

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

WTO panel rules against South Korean tariff on Japanese steel products

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SECURITY

Okinawa leader test negative for COVID-19

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

LDP study group submits proposal on development of F-2 successor

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

U.S. military infections reach daily high of 72 in Okinawa

  • November 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Over 600 Japan entities hit by cyberattacks amid rise in telework

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Govt to replace drones with aim of eliminating Chinese-made ones

  • November 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. Marine Corps serviceman in Okinawa indicted on multiple charges

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 29
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 30, 2020

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan faces urgent need to improve working conditions for foreign workers

  • November 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Upper House plenary session, Nov. 30, 2020

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 4
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POLITICS

Mitsuru Uesaka tapped to lead Japan Atomic Energy Commission

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP commission calls on gov’t to consider building additional nuclear plants

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Cartoon: A perfect storm

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime Minister Suga to hold news conference on Friday

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

Record number of U.S. service members in Okinawa test positive for COVID-19

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SOCIETY

COVID-hit Japanese companies send staff to others in need

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to offer multilingual service for coronavirus helpline

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: It’s time for Japan to prioritize infection prevention over economic activities

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:29 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Osaka court dismisses damages claim over forced sterilizations

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Nov. 30, 2020)

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 149,714 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Nov. 30, 2020)

  • November 30, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:23 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Hospital beds for COVID-19 patients filling up 

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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