January 5, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 5, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 5, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

RCEP: China to gain as trade pact ripples across post-COVID world

  • January 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:11 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi to visit Latin America and Africa

  • January 4, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:10 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to create northern territories vegetation map to assert claims over islands

  • January 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese capital quietly buying up land in Hokkaido and Niigata

  • December 1, 2020
  • , Wedge , p. 38
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan’s carbon neutrality dilemma: More nuclear power or more renewables?

  • January 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hotel Okura Vladivostok to open in the second half of 2021

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:44 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Asian startups defied COVID turmoil in path to unicorn status

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun poll of 116 major companies

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Okinawa prefecture eyes planned city on military port site

  • January 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki: Dialogue is right path to solution on Henoko

  • January 1, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

DM Kishi: Gov’t has confirmed with U.S. that Henoko is the only solution

  • January 1, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. is serious about economic security, but how serious is Japan?

  • January 1, 2021
  • , Wedge , p. 20-22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Hackers trained by Tokyo Olympics organizers to fight cyberattacks

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 4, 2021

  • January 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan to seek to forge ties with Biden administration in 2021

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga to mull election while focusing on coronavirus

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Timing of election biggest political issue in Japan in 2021

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

How Japan’s PM bypassed health ministry to secure Pfizer vaccine

  • January 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:56 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Mixed reactions as Suga hints at emergency for Tokyo, nearby areas

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:59 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

70% hopeful about increased use of artificial intelligence, Nihon Yoron Chosakai poll

  • January 3, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

89% say regional revitalization not moving forward, Nihon Yoron Chosakai poll

  • January 4, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

55% oppose release of treated water from Fukushima plant, Asahi poll

  • January 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hospital bed shortages remain unresolved

  • January 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 4, 2021)

  • January 5, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ likely to issue coronavirus state of emergency as early as Thursday  

  • January 5, 2021
  • , All national papers , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ to prohibit entry of foreigners across the board 

  • January 5, 2021
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary
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