February 2, 2021

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  • February 2, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 2, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar poses early test for Biden’s ‘diplomacy with allies’

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan slow to join global chorus denouncing Myanmar coup

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan calls for release of Myanmar leader Suu Kyi

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:42 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar military’s reason for coup will not gain support

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan calls for nonviolent resolution to Myanmar coup

  • February 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Undertaking coup, Myanmar military may be assuming little global resistance

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Medvedev says discussing Northern Territories with Japan impossible

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Aso, Yellen vow to cooperate closely amid pandemic, discuss China

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:18 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-UK 2+2 videoconference to be held on Feb. 3

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Twin black coats symbolize Kim’s trust and rapid rise of Jo Yong Won

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan expresses concern over Myanmar

  • February 2, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Sri Lanka envoy comments on port development project involving Japan, India 

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japanese financial chiefs confirm close cooperation 

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

UK formally applies for TPP: Are Thailand, South Korea and China next?

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan Jan. new auto sales up for 4th month

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

The pitfall of long-term contracts for LNG

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

METI and MOE to discuss decarbonization separately

  • January 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

UK formally applies for TPP membership 

  • February 2, 2021
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SECURITY

Two U.S. servicemen, one civilian base worker arrested separately in Okinawa on Jan. 31

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
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SECURITY

Cash-strapped North Korea believed to be stepping up cyberthefts

  • February 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

MSDF deployment to the Middle East marks one year

  • January 28, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SECURITY

Benzene detected on grounds of Fukuoka Airport

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 25
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 1, 2021

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Edano vows election victory, but where will votes come from?

  • February 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan main opposition facing urgent need to win popularity

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga Cabinet has spent 500 million yen of Cabinet Secretariat classified fund

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Akiba becomes second-longest serving foreign affairs vice-minister

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Who’s calling the shots?

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SCIENCE

Japan to extend COVID-19 state of emergency to March 7

  • February 2, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

MHLW considers vaccinating people under 65 at workplaces

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Okinawa Marine given jail sentence for theft and assault of cab driver

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SOCIETY

Japan Lower House passes coronavirus bill

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan asks EU for help over vaccine exports

  • February 2, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

New coronavirus cases falling since Mid-Jan. in Japan

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Glitches and design flaws limit value of Japan’s COVID-19 tracing app

  • February 1, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 1, 2021)

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 392,475 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 1, 2021)

  • February 2, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 0:18 a.m.
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