February 3, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 3, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 3, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: Myanmar’s unrest may benefit China, make regional security fragile

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:31 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: International community must urge Myanmar to find peaceful solution

  • February 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should make every effort to end Myanmar military coup

  • February 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

As US decries Myanmar coup, China remains largely silent

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:06 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

1,000 Myanmar nationals rally in Tokyo against military coup

  • February 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

‘Friendly’ Japan eyes stepping in to help resolve Myanmar crisis

  • February 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Military coup destroying democratic achievements in Myanmar

  • February 2, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China, Japan to hold video meeting on maritime affairs on Wednesday

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:24 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

METI and ADB to jointly support decarbonization of Asia

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Asia policy to be tested over coup in Myanmar

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan lodges protest over ROK description of maritime incident in 2018

  • February 3, 2021
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ECONOMY

Japan firms in Myanmar tense after military coup

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:11 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s opportunity to expand TPP membership to encircle China

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan’s 2020 farm, food exports hit record despite pandemic

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Saudi Aramco bets on ammonia-hydrogen business with Japan

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan records some 1,000 business failures amid pandemic

  • February 3, 2021
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SECURITY

Okinawa governor reiterates support for Naha port transfer to Urasoe

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

U.S., Japan begin talks on host nation support

  • February 3, 2021
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

LDP lawmakers urge Japan-U.S. joint drills around Senkakus

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Mayor calls for cancellation of Mageshima SDF base plan

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

DPRK handpicks outstanding 17-year-olds to bolster cyberwar capabilities

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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SECURITY

Government to use AI and satellites to monitor foreign vessels

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 2, 2021

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Upper House plenary session, Feb. 2, 2021

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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POLITICS

Suga apologizes over lawmakers’ visit to Ginza nightclubs

  • February 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga faces make-or-break month with COVID-19 emergency extension

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Takara Bio to up PCR test reagent capacity by 8-fold

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Suga announces extension of COVID-19 state of emergency through early March 

  • February 3, 2021
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SCIENCE

Japan to maintain COVID-19 travel restrictions  

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Asahi
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SCIENCE

Suga says COVID-19 vaccination to start in mid-February  

  • February 3, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Present road map for containing virus as state of emergency extended

  • February 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:43 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Leading world in hospital bed availability, Japan still taxed by COVID-19

  • February 2, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Anti-virus mists called ineffective, dangerous to human health

  • February 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 2, 2021)

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 394,799 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 2, 2021)

  • February 2, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:02 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Stay home!

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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