February 5, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 5, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 5, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

President Biden delivers foreign policy speech

  • February 5, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP division launches project team on Taiwan, condemns Myanmar coup

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Biden vows to confront China on abuses but open to cooperation

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

JICA holds seminar for Vietnamese stranded in Japan and seeking employment

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar nationals’ group in Japan protests military coup

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Myanmar’s coup must be reversed

  • February 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Persuasion, not pressure, must be used with Myanmar

  • February 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

North Korean congress minus ancestor portraits shows Kim ambition

  • February 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to take two-pronged approach to Myanmar  

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan welcomes extension of New START 

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Kirin to end beer partnership with Myanmar company after coup

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Myanmar coup affecting Japanese firms

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:08 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Thailand sells surplus LNG to Japan, emerging as re-exporter

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tepco joins Scandinavian trial to bring floating wind farms to Japan

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:53 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t attempting lure Taiwan’s semiconductor makers to Japan

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 6
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SECURITY

Fire breaks out at Camp Kitafuji

  • February 5, 2021
  • , TV Asahi
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SECURITY

Minato Ward requests removal of U.S. military heliport

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 16
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SECURITY

New Aegis warship joins 7th Fleet

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 4, 2021

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

Japanese factories in Myanmar edge back to normal after coup

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:20 a.m.
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 4, 2021

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

Suga urges his 1st son to cooperate with scandal probe

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of January 2021 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • February 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1651] – pp. 8–11)
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SCIENCE

IOC Vice President: Tokyo Games will ‘100%’ be held this summer

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Kyoto heritage site to launch ‘space temple’ in 2023

  • February 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAL starts biofuel flights

  • February 4, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Less than 1% of people in five prefectures have COVID-19 antibodies

  • February 5, 2021
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SOCIETY

Criticism keeps swirling over Tokyo Olympic chief’s sexist comments

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:55 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

The Nikkei View: Olympics chief Mori’s derogatory comments erode trust in games

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Mori must resign as Olympic chief before he further shames Japan

  • February 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Three researchers from Australia, U.S. named Japan Prize winners

  • February 5, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 6
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SOCIETY

Domestic violence, child abuse cases hit records in Japan

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Court rejects coerced abortion claim under old eugenics law

  • February 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Novavax vaccine clinical trial to start in Japan Feb. 20

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Crime in Japan drops to lowest postwar level in 2020 amid pandemic

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 4, 2021)

  • February 5, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 400,001 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 4, 2021)

  • February 4, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan extends travel restrictions and tightens quarantine measures

  • February 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics chief Mori declines to resign over sexist remarks

  • February 5, 2021
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