December 4, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 4, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • December 4, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Motegi to visit Africa next week

  • December 4, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China and South Korea to delay trilateral summit to 2021

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:01 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Afghanistan not in a situation for U.S. troops to be cut down

  • December 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: An alarming assassination in Iran

  • December 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan mourns death of ex-French President Giscard d’Estaing

  • December 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges support for WHO reform 

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan moves to mandate carbon trading for automakers

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:15 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan to ban sales of new gasoline vehicles in mid-2030s

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:17 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China sees Japan as “virtual U.S.”

  • November 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Business
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

TPP policy framework revisions set goal of 5 trillion yen in farm exports

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Casino winnings of nonresident foreigners to be untaxed in Japan

  • December 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Business community wary of “brain” behind Suga

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan’s Kioxia gets US go-ahead to supply server chips to Huawei

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:58 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: BOJ’s mounting stock holdings undermine healthy market function

  • December 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan pulls out all policy stops in hunt for Asia financial talent

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:41 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Poland minister seeks Japanese partners for nuclear project

  • December 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Use of Futenma by transient aircraft increased drastically in FY2019

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

MOD to double subsidy given to Osprey-hosting Kisarazu City

  • December 3, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan to adopt destroyer construction plan in mid-December

  • December 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Nago City Council protests series of incidents involving U.S. military servicemen

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

GOJ discusses alternatives to Aegis Ashore at NSC meeting

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 3, 2020

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Question Time falls by the wayside again at Diet session

  • December 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe asked to explain support group’s banquet payments

  • December 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Gov’t to prepare guidelines on cyberattack countermeasures for private sector

  • December 3, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 31
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

NASA picks U.S., Japanese companies for lunar sample collection

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Group to study loss of smell as symptom of COVID

  • December 4, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 3, 2020)

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

U.S., Japan to help Vietnam reduce carbon emissions 

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Osaka raises alert level to “red” in face of virus resurgence

  • December 4, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Govt. may push COVID-19 hospitalization criteria

  • December 4, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s COVID-19 third wave clogs hospitals’ capacity for care

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s Suga repeats vow to host Olympics despite coronavirus surge

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games’ anti-virus costs to be equally shared

  • December 3, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Interview: Olympic Village mayor aims for memorable experiences

  • December 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan govt compiles tourism revival package

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:15 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Student virus infections almost triple to 3,303 in Japan

  • December 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Biden, Trump still battling on year-end ‘hagoita’ paddle

  • December 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ex-JET teacher sues Nagasaki over incidents of sex misconduct

  • December 4, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 156,681 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 3, 2020)

  • December 3, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:49 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

40% of universities considering offering multiple enrollment times: survey

  • December 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 33
  • JMH Translation
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