December 29, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 29, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 29, 2020
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: Japan-S. Korea deadlock to continue despite Biden push to mend ties

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:05 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

‘Comfort women’ settlement fails to settle Japan-South Korea row

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:12 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: S. Korea should not be allowed to neglect 2015 comfort women pact

  • December 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China should stop entering waters around Senkakus: Foreign Minister Motegi

  • December 26, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan differed from U.S. and Europe’s hard-line policies after Tiananmen incident

  • December 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

FM Motegi comments on Biden administration, South Korea, China’s interest in TPP

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to open consulates in Haiti, Philippines

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Most Japan firms abroad expect return to normal by end-2021, JETRO poll

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:34 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Yokohama mayor expresses opposition to referendum on casino resort

  • December 26, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan firm turns to ammonia as green fuel

  • December 28, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese life insurers stepping up ESG investment

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fukushima town aims for zero CO2 emissions using hydrogen

  • December 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:55 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

China allegedly taking harder line toward Senkaku dispute

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Pandemic, fiscal woes call for a halt to swelling defense budget

  • December 29, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa parents ask Biden to help stop U.S. military flights over local nursery schools

  • December 25, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 28
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

New SDF missile’s range to reach 2,000 km

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 28, 2020

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Honeymoon over as Suga faces make-or-break moment on virus

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:12 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga and Moon slump in polls as COVID surge spurs criticism

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Councillors

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan PM Suga dodges question about next term amid pandemic

  • December 27, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Supra-partisan group pushes for Magnitsky-style legislation

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

LDP, CDP agree to enact coronavirus penalties early

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Hayashi wants general election after LDP chief poll

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:29 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Leadership vital in virus fight on eve of New Year holiday period

  • December 28, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Senior opposition lawmaker dies of COVID-19

  • December 29, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

FSA sets up expert panel to discuss decarbonization

  • December 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

African variant of COVID-19 detected in Japan

  • December 29, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan gave intel on China’s crackdown on Uyghurs to U.S., Britain

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

44% of advanced treatment hospitals face difficulty due to virus

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nearly 80,000 coronavirus-linked job losses found in Japan

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan must stop spread of mutated coronavirus through swift detection

  • December 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Group protests over comments by Japan cosmetics firm on Koreans

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

All sponsors to extend contracts for postponed Tokyo Olympics

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 28, 2020)

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 224,488 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 28, 2020)

  • December 28, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:52 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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