January 12, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 12, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • January 12, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Comfort women ruling frays South Korea-Japan ties ahead of Biden era

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:55 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Comfort women ruling deepens rift between Japan, S. Korea

  • January 9, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: 2015 accord must be basis to settle thorny ‘comfort women’ issue

  • January 9, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: ROK court’s former comfort women ruling denies ‘sovereign immunity’

  • January 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:20 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea court ruling on former comfort women worsens bilateral relationship

  • January 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Mass arrests in Hong Kong yet again ignore the popular will

  • January 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Brazil agree to cooperate in pushing rules-based int’l order

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Violence in Capitol shakes faith in U.S. role as world’s leading democracy

  • January 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan denounces ROK ruling on comfort women dispute 

  • January 9, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s Suga urges unity after Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ROK ship demands Japan suspend maritime research in East China Sea  

  • January 12, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK upping ante against U.S. ahead of power transition  

  • January 11, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga comments on attack on Capitol by Trump supporters 

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Motegi cancels visit to Nigeria 

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Mitsubishi jet hit with up to 20-plane cancellation from US buyer

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:10 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Skilled foreign workers risk deportation by working illegally as low-skilled labor

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 16
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Commentary: Will Japan’s economy improve in 2021?

  • January 11, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan vows 9 bil. yen loan to Paraguay for stable electricity supply

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:39 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Enhanced cooperation with U.S., U.K. gives boost to Japanese 5G companies

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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ECONOMY

U.S., Britain to promote Japanese equipment for 5G networks

  • January 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Beef up international monitoring network for hidden assets overseas

  • January 12, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. beef imports rise slightly   

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Team of engineers from private companies formed for development of F-2 successor

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SECURITY

China aims to strengthen power of maritime authorities

  • January 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan eyes vehicle-mounted laser to ward off drone attacks

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested for refusing to take breath test

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 11, 2021

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 10, 2021

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 9, 2021

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 8, 2021

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Jan. 11-17

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:47 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Pseudo-change of administration within the LDP needed

  • January 10, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

FOCUS: Suga’s coronavirus response slowed by his status in ruling party

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga blasted as ‘out of touch’ for allowing entry to virus-hit Japan

  • January 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Focus: Basic income proposal by Suga adviser may be hard sell in Japan

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga vs Koike: Bitter political rivalry hampers Japan’s COVID response

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Slow progress

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

About 80% favor canceling, postponing Tokyo Olympics in summer, Kyodo News poll

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:57 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support continues to decline 

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Kyodo
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SCIENCE

Competition key to realizing potential of Japanese research

  • January 10, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan and EU race to develop ‘green hydrogen’

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ to conduct large-scale random PCR testing

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

67 percent fear most social stigma of having COVID-19, Asahi survey

  • January 10, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s health ministry to help hospitals secure more beds for COVID-19 patients

  • January 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19 pandemic exposes weakness of Japan’s medical system

  • January 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ability to develop domestic vaccines vital for Japan’s future

  • January 10, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Omi: Govt must explain if expert opinion not followed

  • January 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:10 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan extends 30 bil. yen in loans to India to combat coronavirus

  • January 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Brazil asks Japan for info on new coronavirus variant

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:17 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Fukuoka brewer busy quenching thirst for ‘Hojo Biden’ sake

  • January 10, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Prevent voter turnout from falling as number of polling stations dwindles

  • January 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Koreans’ voices about hardships in Japan being digitally saved

  • January 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ set to declare state of emergency for three prefectures in Kansai

  • January 12, 2021
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SOCIETY

New COVID-19 strain detected in four individuals arriving from Brazil

  • January 11, 2021
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 death toll tops 4,000

  • January 10, 2021
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Health Ministry to adopt penalties to improve COVID-19 infection prevention

  • January 9, 2021
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 11, 2021)

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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