- Officials in Japan confirmed 1,634 new cases of coronavirus nationwide on Thursday. That is the highest daily tally so far in the country, surpassing the previous record of 1,605 confirmed on August 7.
- Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide says U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has suggested that Washington will help Japan defend the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea under the bilateral security treaty.
- U.S. President Donald Trump has taken part in a ceremony to commemorate Veterans Day, making his first public appearance since Joe Biden declared victory in the U.S. presidential election.
November 12, Thursday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki