December 7, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 7, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • December 7, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: How Japan’s Suga can build an alliance to counter China

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Why China is eager to promote atomic energy

  • December 6, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

JR Tokai pins hope on Biden to push high-speed rail plan in Texas

  • December 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-UK EPA to take effect in January 

  • December 5, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi to visit Africa

  • December 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Editorial: Ruling calls for review of NRA’s nuclear reactor safety screening

  • December 5, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:19 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Global finance falls victim to China’s spyware campaign

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to revise taxation to prevent smuggling of gold bullion

  • December 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:21 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japanese cell phone carriers must provide fee structure acceptable to all users

  • December 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nissan uses electric vehicles to fuel power grids

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Prime Minister Suga announces 2-trillion-yen fund for carbon neutrality  

  • December 5, 2020
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

Governor Tamaki discharged from hospital

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japanese government requests U.S. to reduce costs for F-15 refurbishment

  • December 7, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Britain to send aircraft carrier strike group to waters near Japan

  • December 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Ministry would allow attacking enemy bases in collective self-defense

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

Okinawa municipalities request U.S. military to enforce strict discipline

  • December 7, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

MSDF-ASDF food battle ends with collaboration

  • December 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 6, 2020

  • December 7, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 5, 2020

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 4, 2020

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

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Dec. 7-13

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:56 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Refine world-class space probe technology proved by Hayabusa2

  • December 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga looks beyond coronavirus pandemic, focuses on economic recovery

  • December 5, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Despite scandals, Suga achieves his goals in first Diet session as PM

  • December 4, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga shunning public discourse during scandal and health crisis

  • December 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:38 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan Diet session ends without progress over scandals

  • December 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga top revenue earner among Japanese party leaders

  • December 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:57 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP’s Kishida struggling over ties with Komeito

  • December 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:17 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Suga Cabinet drops

  • December 7, 2020
  • , NTV, TBS
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OPINION POLLS

Support for Suga’s Cabinet plunges to 50% amid virus resurgence, Kyodo News poll

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:54 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support declines

  • December 7, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , Kyodo
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SCIENCE

Budget for unmanned exploration is declining despite apparent niche

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Japan’s Hayabusa2 capsule with possible asteroid samples retrieved in Australia

  • December 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAXA: ‘Round trips between planets’ now possible

  • December 6, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s sizzling days set to double if Paris accord fails to deliver

  • December 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Vietnamese technical trainees gambled illegally

  • December 7, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan medical systems to remain tough toward year-end: expert

  • December 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary — COVID-19: Nobody is safe until everyone is safe

  • December 4, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

World rushes to build ultra-cold networks to deliver COVID vaccines

  • December 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Reduce hospital burden to deal with surge in severely ill virus patients

  • December 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games cost sharing agreement reached

  • December 4, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Help wanted: Japan creates need for Vietnamese interpreters

  • December 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 6, 2020)

  • December 7, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 163,654 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 6, 2020)

  • December 6, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:27 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Weekly death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 200 for first time 

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Tokyo learns lessons from first wave of COVID-19 

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Asahi
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EDUCATION

Japanese govt. plans fund to boost universities

  • December 5, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:03 a.m.
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