January 27, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 27, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news  

  • January 27, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Motegi, new U.S. Secretary of State Blinken vow to boost alliance

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Behind the demotion of North Korean dictator’s sister

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan urges Moscow to release opposition leader, protestors

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan NSS head Kitamura awarded U.S. Defense Dept. medal

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s intimidation of Taiwan meant to pressure new U.S. leadership

  • January 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: It’s time to reduce the world’s trade dependence on China

  • January 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Biden may struggle to calibrate his Asia policy

  • January 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Republicans hold key to future of American democracy: Mieko Nakabayashi

  • January 22, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 15
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to counter China by creating network for tech coordination

  • January 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 12
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INTERNATIONAL

FEATURE: Education adds to Japan’s latest exports to developing nations

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:37 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Topsy-turvy in the Oval Office

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi comments on U.S. approach to China 

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Shin-Etsu to boost U.S. plastic production on back of Biden stimulus

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:38 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Reactor lids at Fukushima n-plant found highly contaminated

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:43 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to tighten regulations on IT giants Mon.

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:02 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan asks Taiwan to beef up semiconductor output amid supply crunch

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

BOJ chief says Japan’s fiscal health in “very serious” state

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Effectively market Japan’s agricultural and fishery products to promote exports

  • January 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japanese defense chief denies alleged accord on basing SDF troops at Camp Schwab

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

On first day of trial, Okinawa Marine admits charge of assaulting cabbie

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 26, 2021

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Jan. 26, 2021

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

GOJ to set guidelines to ensure foreign research funds are reported

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 27
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POLITICS

Editorial: With Tokyo Olympics up in the air, realistic appraisal needed

  • January 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga has failed to sell the public on need to revise COVID-19 law

  • January 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ruling, opposition lawmakers hold heated talks on revising COVID-related laws

  • January 27, 2021
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Japan likely to extend COVID-19 state of emergency: sources

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus crisis stalling Olympic “host town” interactions

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games volunteers’ enthusiasm wanes amid COVID-19

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Virus-related deaths outside hospitals rise to 75 in January

  • January 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan’s contact tracers squeezed by mounting COVID cases

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Embassies in Japan hold public relations events that avoid the 3C’s

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 2
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SOCIETY

College students step up to carry on fight against nuclear weapons

  • January 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 26, 2021)

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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