1. Japan’s Crown Prince Akishino has said he approves of his eldest daughter Princess Mako’s marriage to her college classmate which was postponed. He said the Constitution stipulates that marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes. He added that parents should respect their children’s wishes to marry.
  2. The resumption of business travel between Japan and China is making travel agencies in China busy with inquiries from local businesses about trips to Japan.
  3. Sources close to organizers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics say anti-coronavirus measures for the events are expected to cost about 100 billion yen, or more than 960 million dollars.


November 30, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa