January 19, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 19, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news  

  • January 19, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi seeks expanded cooperation on Indo-Pacific vision

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERVIEW: Japan Foreign Min. hopeful for U.S. return to TPP

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan skeptical about Moon’s remarks over labor row

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan welcomes expected U.S. return to Paris accord under Biden

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Why a new Asia policy is needed under Biden

  • January 17, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Crises at home leave Biden little time for Asia in first 100 days

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:20 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden point man Kurt Campbell returns to an Asia that has pivoted

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Mizushima named Japan’s ambassador to Israel

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan envoy to Britain appointed as Supreme Court justice

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s new ambassador to South Korea takes third post in Seoul

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:25 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Utilize European nations’ involvement to help stabilize Indo-Pacific region

  • January 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, India to work together to develop 5G

  • January 15, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Need to face changes in security environment 30 years after Gulf War

  • January 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

G7 Summit to be held in person for first time in two years in UK

  • January 18, 2021
  • , All national papers , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Wendy Sherman to be appointed deputy secretary of state

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ROK leader comments on history disputes with Japan

  • January 19, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

LDP adopts resolution of protest against ROK’s court ruling on comfort women

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Self-wall building

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan to commercialize mining of rare metals on seabed

  • January 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:11 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan considers decarbonization disclosure rules for companies

  • January 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

J-Power’s carbon storage technology expected to reduce costs

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan development bank launches $500m fund to grow wind sector

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:23 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Focus: Japan may be buffeted by China in digital field amid economic slump

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

British Embassy disputes UK renewable energy target as quoted by Japan

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan emergency will intensify losses in struggling sectors

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:02 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Biz closures hit record high in Japan in 2020

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Ahead of Biden era, Toyota agrees to pay $180m in emissions case

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:11 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to use data from outside clinical trials in drug approvals

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:39 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: TSE’s realignment should increase corporate motivation for growth

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan CEOs accept state of emergency, but brace for tough losses, Nikkei survey

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:24 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan, Britain ministers to hold security talks in February

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kishi holds teleconferences with British, French counterparts

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Volunteer group of U.S. military families fosters lasting friendships in Tohoku

  • January 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 7:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ship enters Japanese waters off Senkakus

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. Forces Japan start COVID-19 vaccinations

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa objects to U.S. military’s low flying over residential areas

  • January 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Man captures Okinawa beauty in shadow of military project

  • January 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 18, 2021

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 17, 2021

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 16, 2021

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 15, 2021

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Jan. 18-24

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:47 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Aso stresses need to balance economic revival, fiscal reform

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Govt must address medical system’s needs, clearly guide public on virus

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:02 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

With election looming, Suga seen facing tough Diet session

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

The political folly of dodging responsibility in Japan

  • January 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP to skip fielding candidate for Hokkaido by-election

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Slipups call Japanese prime minister’s stamina into question

  • January 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Outlook 2021 / Staying the Abe diplomatic course in Japan’s best interests

  • January 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 10:55 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Uncover full details of collusion in ex-farm minister’s bribery case

  • January 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Former farm minister, retired official indicted on bribe charges

  • January 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Public support for Suga Cabinet continues to drop

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

GOJ suffers setback in key election in Okinawa

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet approval rating falls to 39%, Yomiuri poll

  • January 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:25 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Public less anxious about future of U.S.-Japan relations, Yomiuri poll

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet disapproval tops approval for 1st time, Jiji Press poll

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:29 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Over 70 pct not satisfied with Abe’s explanations, Jiji poll

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Team finds medical agent to remove senescent cells

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan lagging in shift to electric vehicles

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

China and Japan lag Europe in ‘green recovery’ stimulus

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Suga vows to contain COVID-19 as soon as possible 

  • January 19, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

UK variant of coronavirus detected in Shizuoka 

  • January 19, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

GOJ to forgo providing financial support to Hiroshima  

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

MHLW approves COVID-19 testing on five people at once 

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Suga taps Kono as minister in charge of vaccinations

  • January 19, 2021
  • , TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

LDP OKs coronavirus law revision to punish noncompliant businesses

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan virus panel urges minimizing limits to citizens’ rights

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to study cases of people infected after coronavirus vaccination

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan scrambles to roll out vaccine, but how many people will get the shot?

  • January 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to set up 10,000 bases with ultracold freezers for Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

  • January 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Will penalties in special measures law revision help control infections?

  • January 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Punishment plan is a misguided approach to curb virus infections

  • January 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

86% accept pandemic restrictions, NHK survey

  • January 15, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 6:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 18, 2021)

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 336,177 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Jan. 18, 2021)

  • January 18, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:52 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Olympics: Japan scrambles to deny reports that cancelation possible

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Former Sakhalin residents’ group to disband due to members’ aging

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Landing of whale in Taiji fishing nets sparks online row

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

A film that traces transient lives of foreigners who come to Osaka

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan marks 26th anniversary of Great Hanshin quake

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Redevelopment poses new problems, 26 years after Hanshin earthquake

  • January 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Liquid marijuana seizure amount surging in Japan

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

View from Osaka: Kansai’s 2030 vision is to think like a penguin

  • January 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Law sought for sexual predators who target disabled people

  • January 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

CCS Kato says plan to host Tokyo Games remains unchanged

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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