February 9, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 9, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 9, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Parliamentary alliances to take on China’s human rights abuse

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

Japan foreign minister to put off U.S. visit in Feb. due to virus

  • February 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan returns to tough talk over northern isles spat with Russia

  • February 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: North Korea nuclear power plant plans rock politics in the South

  • February 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Xi puts the moves on Moon to crimp US diplomacy with allies

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

President Biden says decision on Tokyo Olympics must be based on science 

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Suga expresses concern over China’s new coast guard law 

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ considers suspending economic assistance to Myanmar 

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan to focus on decarbonization in resource procurement strategy

  • February 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to boost ammonia fuel demand to 3 m. tons in 2030

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan needs carbon pricing as global ‘climate crisis’ heats up

  • February 9, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

PM Suga: There should be further increases in the carbon tax

  • February 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Japan’s Jera to produce ammonia for power with Malaysia’s Petronas

  • February 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Renesas agrees to buy Dialog Semiconductor

  • February 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Taishang behind Taiwanese IT businesses forging closer ties with China

  • February 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 10
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ECONOMY

TOKYO REPORT: Japanese automakers promoting electric vehicles in earnest

  • February 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa leader comments on Urasoe mayoral race

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chatan sees multiple cases of U.S. Marines arrested for DUI

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 29
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SECURITY

MSDF submarine collides with commercial ship; 3 troops hurt

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Ex-MSDF vice admiral calls collision unacceptable

  • February 8, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Minister calls sub collision regrettable

  • February 8, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Don’t allow China to challenge international order through new coast guard law

  • February 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:49 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japanese government plans to revise cybersecurity strategy in summer 2021

  • February 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Senkaku affair highlights the limitations of Japan’s Constitution

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

LDP Parliamentary League on Uyghurs to become supra-partisan

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , Lead
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 8, 2021

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 8, 2021

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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POLITICS

As emergency eases, Diet focus turns to next stage of virus fight

  • February 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Suga Cabinet drops to 38%

  • February 8, 2021
  • , NHK
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OPINION POLLS

Approval for Suga Cabinet falls two points to 38%, NHK public opinion poll

  • February 8, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:00 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Some 80% expect vaccine to contain virus, NHK poll

  • February 9, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • February 8, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:42 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan’s Fugaku supercomputer to start full operation March 9

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:13 p.m.
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SCIENCE

GOJ to decide on Pfizer vaccine approval on Feb. 12 

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Hiroshima to scale back massive PCR testing plan

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Chugoku Shimbun
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SOCIETY

Suga: Govt. to ensure everyone gets vaccinated

  • February 8, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

LDP urges govt to secure variety of vaccination routes

  • February 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:02 p.m.
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SOCIETY

A bald eagle, U.S. national bird, seen wintering in Hokkaido marsh

  • February 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Over 130,000 sign petition against Mori’s remarks

  • February 8, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to draw up guidelines on how to transport COVID-19 vaccines

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Former U.S. diplomat continues to spread the wonders of haiku

  • February 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 8, 2021)

  • February 9, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 407,488 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • February 8, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:01 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: He can run, but he can’t hide.

  • February 7, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

390 Tokyo Olympic volunteers quit after Mori’s remarks

  • February 9, 2021
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