January 21, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 21, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news  

  • January 21, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Can U.S. under Biden return to global leadership?

  • January 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Challenging four years of Biden administration begin

  • January 21, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks to expedite deepening of bilateral alliance as Biden takes office

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga pursues Biden’s commitment on ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:28 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: Deep political division overshadows start of Biden’s administration

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:43 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Decarbonization seen as key to U.S.-Japan economic ties

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan concerned over Uighur issue in China

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:27 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: PCR test for CCP leader

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan protests China’s repeated intrusions into waters near Senkakus

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

In Indo-Pacific, allies face a 100-year conflict with China

  • January 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , Lead
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INTERNATIONAL

Top Japanese officials comment on launch of Biden administration  

  • January 21, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga keen to meet with President Biden at an early date 

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan concerned about Uyghur human rights situation  

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

UK to apply for TPP membership

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korea appoints new foreign minister 

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Interview with Glen Fukushima: Japan should offer cooperation to U.S.

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s Foreign Minister Motegi to take part in EU foreign chiefs’ meeting

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s economy is not out of the woods yet

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: U.S. must not underestimate the risks of the Trump cult

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan business leaders welcome Biden’s multilateral push

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Local governments growing more reliant on nuclear taxes

  • January 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

5G chipmaker Sumitomo Electric hedges bet on top client Huawei

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:33 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Work to preserve momentum for pay raises in spring wage negotiations

  • January 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Biden administration likely to uphold Henoko plan

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

MSDF mission in Middle East reaches 1-year mark

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan GSDF joins SDF food-publicizing campaigns

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:58 p.m.
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SECURITY

POLITICS

PM Suga expresses hope to work closely with President Biden

  • January 21, 2021
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on January 20, 2020

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Lower House member Kobayashi to assist Kono with vaccination process

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Magazine roundup: Weeklies have begun reporting moves to “remove Suga”

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 27
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POLITICS

Editorial: Politicians must debate concrete measures to overcome pandemic

  • January 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:43 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Joint parliamentary group in Lower House changes its name

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

CDPJ to receive 60% more gov’t subsidies in 2021

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Suga remains bullish about Tokyo Olympics

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Tokyo Report: Japan to use AI for customs procedures

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Visitors to Japan dive to 22-year low in 2020

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Osaka Mayor seeks postponement of Tokyo Games to 2024

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:24 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Moderna to start vaccine clinical trial in Japan soon

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

High hurdles await Japan’s unprecedented vaccine program

  • January 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Suga dismisses opposition criticism of his handling of pandemic

  • January 21, 2021
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 20, 2021)

  • January 21, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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