December 15, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 15, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 15, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Biden’s ‘middle-class foreign policy’ departs from Obama and Trump

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:31 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan eyes offering $289 million in loans to Mauritius after oil spill

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan conveys to China “strong concern” over Senkakus 

  • December 15, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Motegi wraps up African tour 

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Govt to lead expansion of offshore wind-power generation

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Companies battle for piece of offshore wind energy pie

  • December 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:35 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t to cut prices for more than half of drugs in April

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Yokohama wants its casino to be “dignified space”

  • December 12, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Gov’t to invest additional 90 billion yen in post-5G fund

  • December 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Tokyo Report: Moves to adopt local 5G systems gathering pace in Japan

  • December 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Car manufacturers request support to achieve zero emissions target

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Japanese nuclear power firm inspected following mass data alterations

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan big makers’ mood improves in Dec. but virus gloom remains: BOJ

  • December 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to sell ‘smart city’ services to SE Asian cities

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S., Japan joint military drills disclosed to press

  • December 15, 2020
  • , TV Asahi
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SECURITY

Michael Green comments on report questioning feasibility of Henoko plan

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Japan set to approve new ships and missiles but defer legal questions

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

U.S. military serviceman arrested for DUI in Okinawa

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan ruling party approves long-range anti-ship missiles

  • December 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Uncertainties remain over Japan’s missile defense posture

  • December 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Suga must keep vow to ease U.S. military burden on Okinawa

  • December 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan, Philippines affirm close cooperation over South China Sea

  • December 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. base project in Okinawa now in 3rd year amid more uncertainty

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Cabinet to approve new missile defense policy soon 

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

GOJ to build roads on Mageshima for FCLP transfer 

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 14, 2020

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 13, 2020

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan to halt travel program nationwide over holidays as virus surges

  • December 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Government must prioritize infection prevention, reassure public

  • December 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet support rate drops 14 points to 42%, NHK public opinion poll

  • December 14, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:00 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Over 30% want Olympics cancelled, NHK public opinion poll

  • December 15, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • December 14, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:26 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Capsule contains black particles, possible asteroid samples: JAXA

  • December 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Large Japanese firms take steps to protect human rights

  • December 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to assist towns hosting foreign Olympic athletes take virus measures

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Minato Ward teaches foreigners anti-virus measures

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan’s kanji of the year, ‘mitsu,’ reflects gloom of 2020 pandemic

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Virus in ongoing bird flu epidemic causes slower deaths: study

  • December 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Akashi city to certify same-sex couples, children as ‘family’

  • December 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Going south

  • December 13, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 9
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Go To nowhere

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 14, 2020)

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 183,017 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 14, 2020)

  • December 14, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 9:06 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tourism promotion scheme to be suspended nationwide

  • December 15, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 death toll continues to increase

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Sankei
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EDUCATION

1,000 in doctoral courses to receive ¥2.3 million in aid

  • December 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:51
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