December 11, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 11, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 11, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan defense chief warns China over maritime expansion

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan in talks to invest $4bn in Indonesia sovereign wealth fund

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ASEAN and other defense chiefs express concern over China

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

China to overtake U.S. economy by 2028-29 in COVID’s wake: JCER

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s ruling bloc OKs FY 2021 tax reforms to help virus-hit economy

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan picks 15 priority areas for achieving carbon neutrality

  • December 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Biden picks Katherine Tai for USTR 

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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SECURITY

Tamaki says calling off Futenma relocation project still possible

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Governor Tamaki recovers from pneumonia

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan punts U.S. base funding deal into Biden era

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:16 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Draft indicates gov’t’s plan to develop long-range missile to defend Senkakus

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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SECURITY

Japanese labor union stages protest at Camp Zama

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
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SECURITY

Japanese government to establish licensing system for flying drones

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Russian envoy discusses exchange with Okinawa vice governor

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Japan to forgo sealing tentative host nation support deal by year’s end   

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 10, 2020

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of FY 2021 tax reform package approved by Japan’s ruling bloc

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Encourage enterprises to invest actively through tax system reform

  • December 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:07 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga inspects 2011 quake recovery in northeastern Japan

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Gov’t to promote HVs as replacements for exclusively gasoline-powered cars

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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SCIENCE

Japan aims to bring total lifetime auto emissions down to zero

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:11 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

METI considering emissions trading scheme for power utilities

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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SCIENCE

Editorial: Hayabusa2’s successful mission may help us reclaim our own past

  • December 10, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Can Japan shift gears fast enough to ban gas cars by 2035?

  • December 10, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Commentary: Can Japan keep up in the 21st-century space race?

  • December 10, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Exclusive: Japan to earmark 50 b. yen for 6G development

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Panel seeks system on foreigners’ infections

  • December 10, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to prepare train cars for Narita arrivals

  • December 11, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to provide ultracold freezers to store COVID vaccine

  • December 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Supreme Court’s Grand Bench to again hear dual surname issue

  • December 10, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Prepare flexibly for Osaka-Kansai expo amid coronavirus pandemic

  • December 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Vox Populi: UNESCO to soon add ‘kayabuki’ to list of intangible cultural heritage

  • December 10, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Up against a wall

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 10, 2020)

  • December 11, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: 173,128 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 10, 2020)

  • December 10, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:00 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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