January 25, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 25, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 25, 2021
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Departing Japanese envoy to U.S. speaks to Asahi Shimbun

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korean diplomat defected to S. Korea in 2019: media

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:40 P.M.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China fires opening salvo at Biden, making coast guard quasi-military

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:36 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Widely convey Japan’s sincere efforts on so-called comfort women issue

  • January 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi hopes for early talks with his U.S. counterpart

  • January 22, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Biden and Trump deliver vastly different messages

  • January 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Fears of extreme violence in US haunt world as Biden debuts

  • January 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s ulterior motive in fencing off outer space poses threat

  • January 25, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:27 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

White House spokeswoman says DPRK poses “serious threat” 

  • January 24, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan alarmed by China’s enactment of coast guard law  

  • January 23, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to hold virtual 2+2  

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan Inc. slashes investment plans 2.9% in face of pandemic

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:26 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan telecoms plan spring rate war for mobile services

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:50 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan expected to benefit from Biden’s economic plan

  • January 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Interview: Tokyo plays its own role as Asian cities vie for financial hubs

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

K-shaped recovery complicates world economy amid pandemic

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kyoto’s business gentry nurture next generation of innovators

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. not enthusiastic about rejoining TPP

  • January 23, 2021
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  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

GSDF, U.S. agreed in 2015 to station amphibious unit in Okinawa

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Ginowan mayor lodges protest against nighttime flights at Futenma

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Hosting U.S. jets brought free school meals to Iwakuni, but some question the trade-off

  • January 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times, Nishinippon Shimbun
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to hold 1st competitive cybersecurity talent search

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. civilian who works at Marine Corps base in Okinawa arrested for public indecency

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Lloyd Austin sworn in as Secretary of Defense  

  • January 24, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 24, 2021

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 23, 2021

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 22, 2021

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Jan. 25-31

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:34 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan govt introduces bills to enforce COVID-19 measures

  • January 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: The art of ‘leaking’ in the Japanese government

  • January 24, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga should listen to others, rally everyone to fight pandemic

  • January 25, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:59 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Diet in review: Suga defensive on virus response but insistent on Olympics

  • January 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Opposition camp complains that Suga’s Diet responses are “too brief”

  • January 22, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Kawai’s future in question after guilty ruling in vote-buying case

  • January 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Furuta elected to 5th term as Gifu governor

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:53 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Yoshimura wins 4th term as Yamagata governor

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

ROK ruling on comfort women compensation finalized 

  • January 23, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Suga Cabinet at 52.3%

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

70 pct in Japan want Tokyo Games to be canceled, delayed

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:32 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

80% of prefectures unsure of securing doctors for vaccinations: poll

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:58 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

PM Suga’s popularity continues to ebb

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan’s new H-3 rocket almost complete

  • January 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Kawasaki to build world’s 1st hydrogen-powered tanker

  • January 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ, IOC reiterate commitment to holding Tokyo Olympics in summer

  • January 23, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Japan’s COVID-19 death toll tops 5,000

  • January 24, 2021
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SCIENCE

GOJ in disarray over COVID-19 vaccine delivery schedule

  • January 23, 2021
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SCIENCE

Tokyo girl tests positive for UK variant of COVID-19

  • January 23, 2021
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  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics confront new doubts with 6 months to go

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:15 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan last in line as nations press ahead with vaccination

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:42 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan cannot accept foreigners under current epidemic: Doctor

  • January 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s health ministry to designate facilities to handle post-vaccination side effects

  • January 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympic costs pressuring Tokyo gov’t finances amid Epidemic

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:38 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Landmark year starts as treaty to ban nuke arms comes into force

  • January 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:50p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympians fear Tokyo Games could spread virus

  • January 24, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Bill to amend COVID-19 laws riddled with too many questions

  • January 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese Twitterverse parroted claims of U.S. election fraud, study finds

  • January 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Panasonic builds ultracold box to store COVID-19 vaccines

  • January 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Results of self-paid PCR tests should be shared with govt

  • January 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Atkinson: Raising productivity key to combating population decline

  • January 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 24, 2021)

  • January 25, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Race for his political life

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation
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