January 15, 2021

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  • January 15, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 15, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea holds military parade

  • January 15, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

President Moon says Japan “most important partner”

  • January 15, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Kurt Campbell’s return to government worries Okinawa

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Architect of U.S. pivot picked to be Biden’s ‘Asia czar’

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

‘Indo-Pacific czar’ Kurt Campbell calls for spreading out US forces

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: The man who opened the U.N. peacekeeping door to Japan

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan and China woo Africa in dueling diplomatic blitz

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:02 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

S. Korea’s Moon sees need to fix ties with Japan

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Trump falls short on China trade goals, but Biden unlikely to make radical shift

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:08 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Trump, after attacking democracy, must never hold public office again

  • January 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:53 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Americans must come together to rebuild their fallen democracy

  • January 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Democracies should unite to deal with the rise of digital authoritarianism

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kurt Campbell to be appointed Indo-Pacific coordinator

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan, China and South Korea compete for LNG as cold wave hits

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan council meets on aiding aircraft industry

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese interbank system to be opened to smartphone payments

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kansai Electric to restart Oi N-plant No. 4 reactor Fri.

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:17 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

METI Minister Kajiyama: Government’s role is to introduce new technology

  • January 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

BOJ maintains economic views on 5 regions as pandemic persists

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ship enters Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 14, 2021

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Bureaucrats conscious of Kantei’s control of personnel creates diffidence

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Suga sought ‘proactive’ image in widening state of emergency

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to explore Phobos, aiming to shed light on origin of water on Mars

  • January 10, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 10
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SOCIETY

Hiroshima to offer free COVID-19 testing for residents

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , TV Asahi
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SOCIETY

Tokyo not yet ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccines

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Japan’s ruling party pushes for entry ban through Lunar New Year

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:39 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Public faith in government’s anti-virus efforts must be restored

  • January 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ considers revising infectious diseases control law to increase hospital beds 

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei , NTV
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SOCIETY

GOJ considers providing financial aid to Hiroshima for combating COVID-19 

  • January 15, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Trend in COVID-19 deaths in Japan

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 14, 2021)

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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