December 30, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 30, 2020
  • , NHK, NTV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 30, 2020
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

“Eagle eye” column: Next U.S. Ambassador to Japan

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Sentaku , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese Communist Party present at many global companies, group says

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Mitsubishi to appeal asset seizure order in S. Korea

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Vietnam coal power plant receives $1.8bn loan from Japan lenders

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:32 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: “Team Biden” poses a danger to Japan

  • December 28, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Sri Lanka to scrap Japan-funded infrastructure projects

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Comfort women pact emasculated by Moon administration

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Incoming U.S. leader to take a hard line toward China

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan teams with RCEP allies to push China on data free flow

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:50 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: ASEAN bargains on RCEP trade deal to secure ‘centrality’ in Asia

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren chairperson recognizes carbon pricing as policy tool

  • December 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

TEPCO, government, eye restarting nuclear reactors to cover cost of Fukushima

  • December 27, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 1 and p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

After massive COVID-19 spending, how large is Japan’s debt?

  • December 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Osaka Dojima Exchange to become stock company in April 2021

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Age of electric cars to drive painful job cuts for Japan and Germany

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:34 a.m.
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Next U.S. administration to uphold FRF plan

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Over 40% of Japan tech firms diversify supply chains from China: poll

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Govt must inform public on factors behind need for large defense budget

  • December 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Vice governor to ask U.S. to review flight paths of military aircraft over Futenma

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 29, 2020

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

JCP Chairman Kazuo Shii criticizes China for its COVID-19 response

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

830 possible candidates preparing for Lower House poll

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s parliament faces long road to going online

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

USFJ rolls out COVID-19 vaccines for service members

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Over 3,600 people tested positive for novel coronavirus nationwide on Tuesday

  • December 30, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Who is affected by Japan’s tightened travel controls?

  • December 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to halt special entry for athletes over new virus variants

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Police assist local Kurdish community with Turkish-language newspaper

  • December 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: The lessons from East Asia’s coronavirus successes

  • December 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Dec. 29, 2020)

  • December 30, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 228,097 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Dec. 29, 2020)

  • December 30, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 12:21 a.m.
  • JMH Translation
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