December 16, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 16, 2020
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  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • December 16, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Uzbekistan pledge to strengthen ties

  • December 16, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Lebanon, UAE lift food import curbs imposed after Fukushima accident

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:53 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Xi Jinping’s temple snub hints at Japan’s drop on priority list

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:09 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Tech gaps and a pushy China pose challenges for the world

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Lebanon, UAE lift restrictions on Japanese food imports

  • December 16, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks closer ties with U.S. after Biden’s win affirmed 

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan aims to be world’s No. 3 offshore wind power producer in 2040

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to spend 500 m. yen to fight Fukushima n-plant water rumors

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s Koizumi ups climate ante with goal of 40% renewable power

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:36 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Exclusive: Keidanren to seek focus on roles, contributions in wage hikes

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Radioactive agents found in parts retrieved from former U.S. military training area

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Five Eyes partner Japan to tighten controls on strategic land

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Gov’t to procure large patrol vessel to enhance security near Senkakus

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

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

  • December 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan strongly supports German warship dispatch plan

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S., Japan conducting Forest Light joint military exercise

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Japan, Brazil agree on defense cooperation

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 15, 2020

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Hit by plunging ratings, Suga finally suspends Go To Travel

  • December 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun
  • English Press

POLITICS

Heavyweight Nikai and his scandal-plagued LDP faction ruffling feathers

  • December 15, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Total hours of meetings between PM Suga and ruling bloc’s Diet members

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan Cabinet OKs 3rd extra budget bill

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:47 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

GOJ plans to launch digital agency in September

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Hayabusa2 capsule contains sand collected during 1st landing

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

U.S., Japan agree on reciprocal use of satellites

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , Kyodo News
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Decarbonizing technologies to dictate country competitiveness

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: Who were those Trumpists marching in Tokyo?

  • December 15, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Center for serious COVID-19 cases opens in Osaka

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

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic torch relay to still traverse Japan’s 47 prefectures

  • December 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: The public applies brakes to travel campaign

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 14
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Tokyo’s new COVID-19 hospital opens

  • December 16, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 15, 2020)

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 185,444 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 15, 2020)

  • December 15, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 9:18 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

TRENDING@JAPAN

TRENDING@JAPAN

Buzzwords of 2020 reflect social impact of COVID-19

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Asahi
  • Trending@Japan

TRENDING@JAPAN

More middle-aged men live in the never-never land of the boyhood room

  • December 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Business, Toyo Keizai , TV Asahi
  • Trending@Japan
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