December 10, 2020

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HEADLINES

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  • December 10, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • December 10, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Next U.S. president and defense secretary to value U.S. allies

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Fuji TV
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

No mention of China or Asia as Biden touts pick for Pentagon chief

  • December 9, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: China’s wolf warrior trade threats backfire, uniting Asia and West

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi likely to visit Latin America, Africa next month  

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Tunisia to cooperate in preparing Africa development confab

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russia enacts law to penalize ceding territory  

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

4 Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: The whole world’s watching

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

Toyota’s game-changing solid-state battery en route for 2021 debut

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:29 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

MOX fuel plant formally passes NRA safety screenings

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:57 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan gov’t requests review of spent N-fuel transport abroad

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:01 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Oi ruling could signal trouble ahead for nuclear reactor restart plans

  • December 9, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

METI to provide full guarantee for decarbonization technology exports

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Shift away from engine-driven vehicles a chance for growth

  • December 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:48 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan must not lag behind world in proliferation of gasoline-free vehicles

  • December 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:22 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Ostred and two Japanese firms to bid for offshore wind power project off Akita

  • December 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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ECONOMY

Xiaomi to double Japan R&D staff as Huawei stumbles

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota rolls out latest Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Governor Tamaki to return to work next week

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Japan to forgo deadline on strike capability decision

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

House member well-versed in Henoko drafts Pacific Deterrence Initiative in NDAA

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 3
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SECURITY

Russian envoy interested in promoting economic exchange with Okinawa

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 3
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SECURITY

Japan to develop new long-range missiles

  • December 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

LDP endorses construction of two Aegis-equipped vessels  

  • December 10, 2020
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 9, 2020

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga-Amari connection controls tax code

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Japan’s FY2021 budget to hit record high of over 102.66 trillion yen

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s FY 2020 tax revenue to be 8 tril. yen short of forecast

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

ispace unveils mission control center for its commercial lunar probe

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 13
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SCIENCE

Central Tokyo office tower wins race to 100% green energy

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:42 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Suga looks to Biden climate summit to spur CO2 cuts

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:44 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s government to run on 30% renewable power next year

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:32 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Japan pledges support to vaccinate Tokyo Olympic athletes

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan gov’t to cover virus costs for Tokyo Olympic “host towns”

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:49 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Virus vaccines should be shared equally among the rich and poor

  • December 10, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:33 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Amnesty calls on Japan to set detention limits for foreigners

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

Bird flu spreads to Oita, Wakayama

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:26 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan to disinfect all chicken farms nationwide

  • December 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Record high number of COVID-19 cases detected nationwide yesterday

  • December 10, 2020
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SOCIETY

SDF starts medical mission to combat COVID-19 in Hokkaido

  • December 10, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 9, 2020)

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 170,158 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 9, 2020)

  • December 9, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:10 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Telemedicine to be allowed only for personal doctor

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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