January 13, 2021

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  • January 13, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 13, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. launch plan to build lunar orbiting outpost

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

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INTERNATIONAL

The art of the Japan handlers: the Armitage-Nye report

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 13
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: There are only bad options for dealing with North Korea

  • January 12, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: How Japan can lead a free and open Indo-Pacific

  • January 12, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Mass arrests in Hong Kong crush pro-democracy activists

  • January 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:34 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Chile to expand cooperation in communications

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:20 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to continue calling Kim Jong Un “Chairman Kim”

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

To decide Fukushima water disposal at “appropriate time”: Suga

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:09 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Former Softbank employee alleged to have leaked 5G data to Rakuten

  • January 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:31 p.m.
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ECONOMY

KDDI to offer cheapest large data mobile plan amid gov’t pressure

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan scrambles to avoid blackout as cold wave grips East Asia

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan FSA opens office for one-stop services in English

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Expanded emergency to shrink Japan’s GDP by 2.1 tril. yen: estimate

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

China tested ballistic missile against moving ship

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 12, 2021

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan cautious about taking Seoul to ICJ over comfort women

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:50 p.m.
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POLITICS

Governors to be allowed to take steps without emergency

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:04 p.m.
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POLITICS

FOCUS: “Sontaku” for Nikai seen behind Japan coronavirus policy delays

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:24 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Nonsupport for Suga Cabinet exceeds support for first time, NHK public opinion poll

  • January 12, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:01 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

77% want Tokyo Games canceled or postponed, NHK public opinion poll

  • January 13, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • January 12, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:39 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

China is seen as threat more than DPRK, 2020 Nikkei mail-in survey

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Asahi Shimbun mail-in opinion poll & results – Views on nuclear power

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

GOJ to expand state of emergency to seven prefectures

  • January 13, 2021
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

GOJ hoping to revise laws to combat COVID-19 more effectively

  • January 13, 2021
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SOCIETY

As coronavirus mutates, countries scramble to put up defenses

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:11 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Pref. governors seen allowed to recommend hospitalization

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Suga gets underway

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 13
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SOCIETY

Japan laboratory to develop anti-COVID-19 drug with S. Korean firm

  • January 12, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 9
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SOCIETY

Osaka expo plans quietly move forward despite cost and virus worries

  • January 12, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 12, 2021)

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 298,884 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Jan. 12, 2021)

  • January 12, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:56 p.m.
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