February 17, 2021

 Morning Alert        Afternoon Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 17, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 17, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

On Myanmar, Biden has multilateral ambitions but little leverage

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:14 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan can be intermediary between Myanmar military and NLD

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. needs to protect intl order by strengthening alliances in its China policy

  • February 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Mitsubishi Heavy appeal against S. Korea asset seizure nixed

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: A last chance for the WTO?

  • February 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ alarmed by China’s intense patrol operations off Senkakus 

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK hold remote summit  

  • February 17, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan’s hydrogen fueling network expands to gas stations

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:41 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Yokohama releases IR council meeting minutes on website

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

One business operator passes Yokohama IR eligibility screening

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan selects 353 areas for farm production for exports

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:36 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Difficult to attain 2 pct price goal even in 2023: BOJ Kuroda

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:43 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota supplier Akebono Brake says it faked data 100,000 times

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan hopeful for swift WTO reform under new leader 

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Okinawa governor sets numerical target for reducing U.S. bases

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

LDP to propose new law to defend Senkakus

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. soldier suspected of indecent assault sent to Naha prosecutors office

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 31
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Seven U.S. military members have been arrested this year in Okinawa

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Marine arrested in Naha for allegedly breaking door of taxicab

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

“Senkakus are being stolen:” ally warns

  • February 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 16, 2021

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Vaccinations seen affecting Suga’s Lower House breakup timing

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Recruitment of talent crucial for success of digital agency

  • February 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Nikai suggests including women in senior meetings, as observers

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Minister vows to swiftly punish officials entertained by Suga’s son

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Okinawa prefectural assembly calls for U.S. military to halt low-altitude flights

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Amateur group a rising star in space development

  • February 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition , Lead
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Coronavirus vaccination to start for selected healthcare workers today

  • February 17, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

State of emergency to continue through next week

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Over 20 people across Japan infected with UK strain of coronavirus

  • February 17, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan launches mass vaccination drive: five things to know

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 years on: Fukushima rice farmers innovate to survive

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

The next boss of the Tokyo Games – a savvy operator or a fresh face?

  • February 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo fails to count 838 coronavirus cases

  • February 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:05 p.m.
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

30 pct of high school students depressed amid COVID-19 epidemic

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 16, 2021)

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 419,765 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 16, 2021)

  • February 16, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:52 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Not so fast, Mr. Suga

  • February 14, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Lessons learned, Fukushima locals are prepared for next big quake

  • February 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press
  • Ambassador
  • Ukraine
  • OPINION POLLS
  • COVID-19
  • Trending Japan