December 2, 2020

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HEADLINES

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  • December 2, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 2, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan awaits U.S. ambassador with direct access to Biden

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:39 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Team Biden says America is back. But is Asia ready to welcome it?

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:29 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Motegi eyeing early talks with new U.S. Secretary of State

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:45 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China FMs welcome business travel restart

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , 3:18 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

China readies soft and hard approaches toward international order with Biden

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea’s leader Kim reportedly receives vaccine, China rejects news

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:10 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan and Kuwait build 3m barrel oil reserve for Southeast Asia

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:40 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan mobile fees crack as KDDI weighs no-cost switches to budget plan

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:47 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Putting economy first, Suga hesitant to rein in Go To Travel program

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Japan’s growth strategy pushes renewable energy, eco-friendly tech

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 0:03 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to set up fund to push for carbon-free society

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:55 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan discussing taxing casino winnings by foreign visitors

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:41 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan eyes tax breaks on overseas assets for foreigners

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:43 p.m.
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ECONOMY

MHI looks to pivot from SpaceJet to decarbonization

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:40 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: TSE must demonstrate resolve to regain trust after system malfunction

  • December 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:08 p.m.
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SECURITY

Multiple Marine fighter jets fly into Kadena

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Russia conducts missile drills on islands

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

SECURITY

Volunteer organization collects donations from Americans in Okinawa for food pantry

  • November 21, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 19
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SECURITY

Former U.S. civilian base employee convicted in Okinawa over marijuana

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 25
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 1, 2020

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Golf dreamin’

  • November 29, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Can Japan, South Korea reproduce artful diplomacy for another wartime issue?

  • December 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:51 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Diet, unable to bring clarity to scandals, faces credibility crisis

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:40 p.m.
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SCIENCE

‘Treasure box’ retrieval mission highlights Japan’s Hayabusa2 odyssey

  • December 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:00 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Tokyo to ask older people not to use “Go To Travel” campaign

  • December 2, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Govt., doctors brace for more seriously ill

  • December 1, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
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SOCIETY

Japan lags behind other nations in tackling human rights issues in business

  • November 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
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SOCIETY

Japan readies for big Olympic crowds with high-tech precautions

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:09 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics athletes to take coronavirus test every 4-5 days

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Exclusive: Japan eyeing insurance for foreign visitors after Tokyo Games

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:44 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Problems found with measures to block coronavirus at Japan airports

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:34 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus spread stalls Japan’s reopening of business traffic

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:51 p.m.
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SOCIETY

JCP’s “Shimbun Akahata” wins journalism award

  • November 28, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 37
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SOCIETY

“Sanmitsu,” or 3Cs, named 2020 top buzzword in Japan

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:02 p.m.
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SOCIETY

HIV patients still face widespread discrimination, prejudice

  • December 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 1, 2020)

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

Infographic: 151,742 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 1, 2020)

  • December 1, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:50 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Editorial: Universities need to reorganize to enhance attractiveness via strategic management

  • December 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:09 p.m.
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