January 14, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 14, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • January 14, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Document reveals U.S. plan to protect Japan, Taiwan from China

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. must ‘puncture’ China’s Asian dominance, declassified plan says

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:29 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: WHO regrets too late its pandering to Beijing

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: DPRK must shift focus from military to stimulate economy, ease isolation

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Denuclearization in North Korea is the only way forward

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

2 Japanese see prison sentences for spying become final in China

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

4 Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President-elect Biden’s subtle change in China policy

  • January 11, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Photo in Xi’s office holds secret to COVID probe resistance

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:37 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ADB supports virus fight via joint financing with AIIB

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan mulls “various options” against S. Korea comfort women ruling

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Suga open to holding talks with Kim Jong Un

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Asia’s rise doesn’t necessarily mean the West’s decline

  • January 13, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Watershed Weeks: Deft diplomacy by Japan, U.S. led to milder rebuke of China

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Watershed Weeks: Why Tokyo trod lightly in way it chided China over Tiananmen

  • January 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:40 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Expert: “Inward-looking mindset” among Chinese company executives symbolic

  • January 13, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 2
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Commentary: Japan electric system’s risks rise as winter hinders solar power

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines mulls entering wave-power generation business

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JERA to set up office in Akita for wind power generation business

  • January 13, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Hitachi, NEDO launch tests for efficient power transmission in Thailand

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Japan business failures log 30-year low in 2020

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan 2020 machine tool orders hit 11-year low

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:27 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan, Kenya agree to cooperate on infrastructure development

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa to set target of 50% for reduction of U.S. bases

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

China test-fires ‘carrier killer’ missiles at moving ship

  • January 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Will sheltering under U.S. “nuclear umbrella” be sufficient for Japan?

  • January 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , Lead
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 13, 2021

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga pressed to condemn U.S. Capitol assault

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:43 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

1-month state of emergency able to tame surging virus, Suga says

  • January 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Interview with LDP tax system chief Amari: Moving forward with digitization

  • January 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Infographics: Views on foreign affairs, 2020 Nikkei mail-in survey

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei digital
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SCIENCE

Japan FY19 spending on tech research increases for third straight year

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 17
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SCIENCE

New method for quantum cryptography developed

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

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Head of medical body says nationwide state of emergency “option”

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Greater sense of urgency needed than ever before on coronavirus

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:39 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Naha International High School, Montana’s Gallatin High School become sister schools

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 13, 2021)

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 304,752 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Jan. 13, 2021)

  • January 13, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:58 p.m.
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 state of emergency expanded to cover 11 prefectures 

  • January 14, 2021
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SOCIETY

Ban on entry of foreigners reinstated 

  • January 14, 2021
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SOCIETY

Returnees may be asked to provide location data after entering Japan 

  • January 14, 2021
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SOCIETY

Leading epidemiologist warns against premature lifting of state of emergency 

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Cumulative total of COVID-19 cases in Japan tops 300,000 

  • January 14, 2021
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