February 16, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 16, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 16, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ to send official to Takeshima Day ceremony on Feb. 22

  • February 16, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Memorial service held in Katsuura to mourn victims of Hermann shipwreck

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri Boso edition , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Kim Jong Un lashes out at cabinet over economy, with US unengaged

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:27 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Exclusive: Japan’s new envoy arrives in S. Korea

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:26 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: U.S. expert says Biden pinning high hopes on Japan

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Beijing already using information warfare with Biden team

  • February 12, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar coup tests companies on human rights action

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar coup removes central bank chief, alarming global financiers

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:15 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: It’s complicated: Myanmar and China have a difficult relationship

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Ex-U.S. envoy to Myanmar seeks Japan’s strong message on coup

  • February 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: EU-Japan partnership has a bright future

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Putin indicates Russia will not negotiate territorial spat with Japan

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia’s investment race shaken up by China as Japan fades

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:23 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ spokesman comments on U.S.-China relations 

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi comments on U.S. sanctions on Myanmar 

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

New ROK envoy meets with vice foreign minister 

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK reportedly compiles manual on countering Japanese attack on Liancourt Rocks 

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Putin suggests Russia won’t make concessions over territorial row 

  • February 16, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan lodges protest against Chinese patrol operations off Senkakus 

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Iran hold defense ministerial meeting 

  • February 16, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Mayor says OK to restart of No. 3 reactor at nuke plant in Mihama

  • February 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Expanding wind power use needs careful look at suitability of site

  • February 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: New legislation to regulate tech giants should be used to realize fair business

  • February 12, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Water overflows from spent nuclear fuel pools at Japan nuclear power plants

  • February 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s revised industrial output down 1.0 pct in Dec.

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:09 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan GDP rises for 2nd straight quarter

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Rice prices in Japan expected to fall for 2nd year in 2021

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Sense of crisis rises in gov’t as China justifies its activities near Senkakus

  • February 10, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SECURITY

Japan to monitor land acquisitions around SDF bases and nuclear power plants

  • February 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan ground troops to get transport vessels amid China’s rise

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:07 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: MSDF submarine’s collision with cargo ship could have caused tragedy

  • February 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

GOJ to submit legislation limiting foreign acquisition of land near critical facilities

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 14-15, 2021

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 13, 2021

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 12, 2021

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 15, 2021

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Focus: Beleaguered Suga pins hopes on vaccines

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:01 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga’s son may be person with interests with govt duties

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:29 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan appoints ‘minister of loneliness’ to help people home alone

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:59 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cabinet support improves slightly

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

GOJ, LDP displeased with Koike for boycott of meeting with Mori

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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OPINION POLLS

72% back Mori’s decision to resign; 70% wary of vaccine, Asahi survey

  • February 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:25 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet disapproval tops 40 pct for 1st time, Jiji survey

  • February 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:07 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

60 pct oppose Tokyo Games this summer, Jiji survey

  • February 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Dr. Fauci comments on Tokyo Olympics

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan authorizes emergency use of Pfizer vaccine  

  • February 16, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Okinawa lodges protest with U.S. Marines over indecent assault case

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan to survey side effects of 3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan governors agree to share information on vaccinations

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: COVID-19 vaccinations: Avoid confusion through close cooperation

  • February 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Survey: Room for improvement in PCR testing

  • February 13, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 6:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Suspicious COVID-19 vaccines being traded on dark web

  • February 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan has 15,663 specified skilled foreign workers

  • February 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Fear of deportation weighs on pregnant foreign workers in Japan

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Thousands take to the streets in Tokyo to protest Myanmar coup

  • February 14, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 years on: auto industry leading biz expansion into Tohoku

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Safety measures against powerful quakes need quick shoring up

  • February 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Protect the elderly by thorough testing to prevent clusters at nursing homes

  • February 12, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Suicides of school students rise sharply in Japan in 2020

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Mori’s decision to step down as Tokyo Games chief came too late

  • February 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Mori symbolizes a mindset that Japan must finally cast aside

  • February 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: WHO Wuhan mission a charade, not a scientific investigation

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 15, 2021)

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 418,458 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 15, 2021)

  • February 15, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:57 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Just who talks too much?

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics committee to start from scratch in selecting new chief

  • February 13, 2021
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