February 4, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 4, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 4, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of “2-plus-2” talks between Japan, UK

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Former Chicago mayor seen as candidate for U.S. envoy to Japan

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

‘Biden’ brand of Japanese sake gets noticed in U.S.

  • February 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

“We will convey Japan’s thoughts to the Myanmar military:” FM Motegi

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

INTERNATIONAL

The Nikkei View: Myanmar military’s coup is unacceptable

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:03 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Kato mum on downgrade in S. Korea’s description of Japan

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:42 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Sri Lanka changes port development plan with Japan, India

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea designates Nov. 29 as holiday to commemorate ICBM launch

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:03 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to enhance security cooperation in Asia

  • February 4, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should support U.S.’s return to international cooperation

  • January 30, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan labels situation in Myanmar a “military coup”

  • February 4, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Canadian leaders hold teleconference

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

No intention of scaling back monetary easing: BOJ deputy chief

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:40 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Review finds total Japanese overseas assets hit 10 trillion yen

  • February 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Sumitomo completes exit from shale oil with sale of US assets

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:23 a.m.
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

Kadena officer comments on U.S. compliance with flight rules

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan asks U.S. to extend the current level of host nation support

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

Pandemic gives DPRK “ideal environment for cyberattacks”: defector

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

Japan conveys strong concern about China’s new coast guard law

  • February 4, 2021
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 3, 2021

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Councillors

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

Japan asked to demand Myanmar leaders’ release

  • February 3, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga must accept criticism of virus response to win back public trust

  • February 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:14 p.m.
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POLITICS

Suga’s son may have illegally entertained ministry officials

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:06 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Suga says he had no knowledge of alleged scandal involving his son

  • February 4, 2021
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japanese firms say ‘zero-carbon’ target achievable

  • February 3, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Coronavirus death tolls top 6,000

  • February 4, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Olympic torch relay likely to be scaled back

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Seek public understanding under revised laws without relying on penalties

  • February 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Experts decry lack of new steps in extended state of emergency

  • February 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympics: 1st COVID-19 playbook released for Tokyo Games’ participants

  • February 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s COVID penalty law: five things to know

  • February 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Watch where you aim

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic committee head Mori makes controversial comment on women

  • February 4, 2021
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 3, 2021)

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 397,428 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 3, 2021)

  • February 4, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:09 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Rakuten Chairman Mikitani stresses importance of study abroad, donates $1 million to Fulbright program

  • February 4, 2021
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