December 9, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 9, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • December 9, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Former Japanese diplomat praises Blinken as “down-to-earth”

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Beijing’s crackdown on free speech in Hong Kong is unacceptable

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

UN adopts Japan-proposed nuke abolition resolution

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ROK leader expresses interest in joining TPP

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Armitage-Nye report urges strengthened U.S.-Japan alliance 

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Japan Cabinet OKs 73.6 tril. yen new stimulus to fight virus

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:53 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Contain pandemic through effective spending of new economic stimulus package

  • December 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t will “make necessary preparations for IR project”: Suga

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Anti-casino citizens’ group in Yokohama demands referendum

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 39
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ECONOMY

Tokyo one-ups rest of Japan with 2030 electric vehicle goal

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:36 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren chief: Pay-scale raise unlikely in spring ‘shunto’

  • December 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:41 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota, convenience stores to test fuel cell-powered delivery trucks

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:53 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan governance code to urge hiring targets for women and foreign bosses

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:10 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to crack down on fake and faulty goods sold online

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Job-seeking high school students in Japan hit record low

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawan opinion divided over whether criticism of U.S. military is hate speech

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. service members camp on private land in Takae

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 26
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SECURITY

Comments on the Armitage-Nye report: Profs. Maejima and Nakabayashi

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Experts comment on delayed decision on attack capability

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Orders to restrict alcohol consumption issued by Kadena commanders in November

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 26
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SECURITY

U.S. service members in Iwakuni chat for one hour without wearing masks

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 4
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SECURITY

U.S. Army says chopper flew over Sagami depot but not over park

  • December 5, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
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SECURITY

56% complain about offensive odors from Kadena airbase, survey

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 26
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SECURITY

UK projects power in East Asia with carrier deployment

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to develop standoff missile  

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 8, 2020

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga Cabinet support rate drops to 61%, ruling parties concerned

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

In shift, Toyota unions seek ties with Japan’s ruling bloc

  • December 8, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cabinet adviser Nishikawa resigns following shady boating trip

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:42 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: What, me worry?

  • December 6, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 14
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SCIENCE

Hayabusa2 capsule returns to Japan for analysis of asteroid samples

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Athletes’ time at Olympic village to be limited

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Sankei , Kyodo
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SOCIETY

When will Asia get COVID-19 vaccines? Five things to know

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan to launch health monitor center for inbound tourists amid virus

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Chinese-affiliated firms hit with taxes for hiding 3 billion yen

  • December 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

After 2 decades, Japan yet to act on U.N. gender parity standard

  • December 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Boeing gives widow sense of closure 35 years after air disaster

  • December 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 8, 2020)

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 167,347 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 8, 2020)

  • December 9, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 12:25 a.m.
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