January 8, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 8, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 8, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK court orders GOJ to pay compensation to former comfort women

  • January 8, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

“Y. A. article” praising Trump’s China strategy triggers a stir

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Uruguay sign pact to tackle customs offences, facilitate trade

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Argentina ministers agree to step up ties

  • January 8, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Heartbreak, humiliation and tragedy for the United States

  • January 7, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Trump supporters storm Capitol

  • January 8, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

FEATURE: Japanese-American Sen. Inouye to be remembered in ancestral home

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:45 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Today’s nonpolar world requires new international order

  • January 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:03 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Seoul court orders Japan to pay former ‘comfort women’

  • January 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:15 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Suntory President Niinami: Will Biden be able to close wealth gap and preserve U.S. hegemony?

  • January 7, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Japan govt, BOJ hold meeting ahead of virus emergency

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:09 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Over 80,000 dismissed in Japan amid coronavirus epidemic

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:21 p.m.
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ECONOMY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 7, 2021

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan ruling party adopts new campaign measures, including remote roadside speeches

  • January 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:55 p.m.
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POLITICS

Suga cautious about attending UN meeting on nuclear ban treaty

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Opposition parties rap Suga over slow decision to declare emergency

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:43 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Examine issues posed by holding local assemblies’ deliberations online

  • January 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:03 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Commentary: How Japan can become a data powerhouse

  • January 7, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Editorial: Pandemic offers chance to tackle concentration of people in Tokyo

  • January 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Government needs to regain public trust in its COVID-19 policy

  • January 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan business leaders call for support under coronavirus emergency

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:49 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo mulling virus emergency coverage

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:58 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Prime Minister Suga declares state of emergency for Tokyo metropolitan area 

  • January 8, 2021
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SOCIETY

Capacity of hospital beds reaching limit in Tokyo 

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Fines of max 500,000 yen eyed over virus-linked suspension orders

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 00:56 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Aeon shows inventory to ease worries over short supply

  • January 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:13 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Language barrier hinders care for infected foreigners

  • January 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 267,716 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Jan. 7, 2021)

  • January 7, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:19 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 7, 2021)

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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