1. The Japanese government is considering whether to remove Tokyo and Nagoya City from the domestic travel subsidy campaign. The areas are currently coronavirus hotspots.
  2. A closely-watched survey by Japan’s central bank shows confidence is improving at big manufacturers in the country, but remains in negative territory.
  3. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge around the world, doctors and nurses taking care of patients are coming under increasing pressure. In Japan, a team of students have been investigating the situation, and spreading the word through their high school newspaper.
December 14, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline