January 29, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 29, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 29, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Court rejects appeal to avoid extradition to Japan over Ghosn escape

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gist of teleconference between Japan, U.S. leaders on Jan. 28, 2021

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. leaders confirm cooperation in China policy

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Significance of Japan-U.S. predawn teleconference

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Suga, Biden should repeat talks to deepen Japan-U.S. alliance

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:24 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should work with U.S. to restore order to a divided world

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:20 p.m
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Suga, Biden hold 1st official call, but no mention of Tokyo Olympics

  • January 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China raps U.S.-Japan confirmation on disputed Senkaku Islands

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:53 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China coast guard law reignites Japan push for Senkaku security

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:13 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan aims to take leadership in nuclear nonproliferation treaty

  • January 23, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: President Moon should take action, not just talk

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japanese leaders apparently agree to take hard line toward China 

  • January 29, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Blinken to focus on human rights 

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Tidal power generation to be tested next month in western Japan

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 8:59 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Auto output in Japan down 16 pct in 2020 amid virus crisis

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ACCJ voices concern about NTT realignment

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

Former USG official acknowledges presence of 2015 agreement on GSDF deployment at Henoko

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S., Japan agree to review master plan for transfer of Makiminato Service Area

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa governor expresses displeasure over U.S.-Japan joint drills

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. Military contributed to developing corona vaccine

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan boosting electronic warfare capabilities

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

NTT Docomo’s new “ahamo” service piques interest of USFJ

  • January 28, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 28, 2021

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Upper House budget committee meeting, Jan. 28, 2021

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan’s 3rd extra budget for FY 2020 clears parliament

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP splits in gubernatorial races

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Cartoon: The gremlin on Suga’s ski

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 10
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SCIENCE

Tokyo to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030: Koike

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:05 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Three people in Saitama test positive for UK strain of COVID-19 

  • January 29, 2021
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Head of Japan’s Olympic organizing body says no spectators an option

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Reporting virus cases likely to become mandatory for foreign ships

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Government indecision frustrates local vaccine plans

  • January 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Mori, Bach vow to go ahead with Tokyo Olympics in summer

  • January 29, 2021
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 28, 2021)

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 381,139 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Jan. 28, 2021)

  • January 28, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:58 p.m.
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SOCIETY

State of emergency unlikely to be lifted on Feb. 7 

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Asahi
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