February 1, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 1, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 1, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar military declares state of emergency

  • February 1, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan urges Myanmar to uphold democracy after military stages coup

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan increases Takeshima documents on territorial claim website

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Comment: Biden should seek a new ‘Asia rebalance’ policy

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s calls for cooperation ring hollow

  • January 28, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: U.S.-Japan ties must go beyond domestic politics

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Will Biden’s emphasis on alliances go anywhere?

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

LDP to form new project team to enhance human rights diplomacy

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

China to build $300bn electronics parts sector in break with US

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:16 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan bracing for continuation of Chinese operations around Senkakus 

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

UK to apply for TPP membership Monday for ‘bridge’ to Asia

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan enforces new law to regulate IT giants

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:15 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. 5G fund to attract Japan, ‘Five Eyes’ against China

  • February 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Israel lifts import restrictions on Japanese food

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TEPCO: Generated contaminated water at Fukushima reaches target level

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:19 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Foreign workers at hotels, eateries in Japan fall amid epidemic

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Indonesia plans seaborne LNG power plants with Japanese help

  • January 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Takahama mayor to approve restart of n-reactors

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:53 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

UK to file application for TPP membership  

  • February 1, 2021
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SECURITY

Mayor opposed to planned U.S. military drill site wins re-election

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Minister Kishi says U.S.-Japan drills are necessary to enhance joint operations

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Japan wary of possible escalation by China under new maritime law

  • January 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Extension of U.S.-Russia arms treaty is 1st step toward new framework

  • January 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Fears raised that war dead remains mixed in with Henoko landfill

  • January 30, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan pushes for 1-year extension with U.S. in host nation support

  • January 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Damages ruling finalized over past noise at U.S. base in Japan

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese survey ships straying into other nations’ EEZs, data shows

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa opens counseling service for women facing problems with U.S. military personnel

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. Army to conduct CBRN response exercise at Navy’s Atsugi base

  • January 24, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Editorial: China’s threats to Taiwan put Japan at risk, too

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

GOJ eager to reelect Urasoe mayor in Okinawa 

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. to launch fund for 5G development 

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Will playing “Kono card” benefit Suga?

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

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 31, 2021

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 30, 2021

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 29, 2021

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Ruling bloc lawmakers under fire for visits to nightclubs quit party posts

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House plenary session, Jan. 29, 2021

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Feb. 1-7

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:59 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga forced to compromise on virus penalties as revised bills reach Diet

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan main opposition vows to defeat LDP-Komeito pair

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:53 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Bigger US role sought under Biden to check China, Nikkei poll

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:01 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Japanese most hesitant about coronavirus vaccines: survey

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:15 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support remains unchanged 

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Ginowan mayor requests water survey near MCAS Futenma following detection of fluorine compounds

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Kadena AB allows media to cover COVID-19 vaccination

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Suga stresses decarbonization drive at Davos agenda

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:33 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Researchers find candidate for antiviral to the new coronavirus

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Comment: Making Japan carbon neutral by 2050 is huge challenge

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Greta Thunberg joins Asian charge against Vietnam coal plant

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Kono expresses concern about “vaccine war” in Europe

  • January 30, 2021
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SCIENCE

Pfizer submits data from COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial to GOJ

  • January 30, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Tokyo records over 39,000 COVID-19 cases in January

  • February 1, 2021
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SCIENCE

Suga expresses resolve to hold Tokyo Olympics as planned 

  • January 30, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SDF medical staff deployed to Miyakojima

  • January 30, 2021
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SOCIETY

GOJ to decide to extend state of emergency on Tuesday

  • February 1, 2021
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Go To Travel must not resume until COVID-19 plan beefed up

  • February 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

No lack of hospital beds in Japan unless you have the coronavirus

  • January 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

NPA plans to ban secret use of GPS devices under anti-stalking law

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan gov’t likely to tolerate Tokyo Games without spectators

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan inbound foreigners down 86 pct in 2020

  • January 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Comment: Can Tokyo Olympics be held without a live audience?

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Central, local govts working together will ensure smooth vaccinations

  • January 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: The buck stops here?

  • January 31, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Collaboration with local entities vital for vaccine rollout program

  • January 30, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 31, 2021)

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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