February 19, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 19, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 19, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Blinken says U.S. ready to hold talks with Iran

  • February 19, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan, S. Korea affirm ties toward N. Korea denuclearization

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Quad vows to work with ASEAN and Europe in first Biden-era meeting

  • February 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:33 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Quad members oppose China’s attempts to alter status quo by force

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:01 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to give financial assistance to Maldives

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

75% drop in local gov’t subsidies for Korean schools over past decade

  • February 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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INTERNATIONAL

Signatures urge Japan to press China on Hong Kong

  • February 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:22 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Why Japan’s territorial disputes are so hard to resolve

  • February 18, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Column: Japan’s role in preventing a new Cold War between the U.S. and China

  • February 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 21
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kerry, Koizumi confirm cooperation in achieving carbon-free society 

  • February 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement today 

  • February 19, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP heavyweight Nikai meets with new Korean envoy 

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Exclusive: Only Kansai Electric eager to use joint N-fuel facility

  • February 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:51 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Huawei to more than halve smartphone output in 2021

  • February 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nippon Steel to slash 20% of domestic capacity

  • February 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Carbon border adjustment mechanisms pose challenge to Japan

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Editorial: A Nikkei milestone is less than it seems

  • February 18, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

U.S. military plane apparently flies at low altitude despite local opposition

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships sighted near Senkakus for sixth consecutive day

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

Suga has long way to go to meet U.S. base pledge to Okinawans

  • February 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

With Trump out, Japan avoids hike in costs to host U.S. forces

  • February 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense ministry to conduct environmental assessment survey on Mageshima  

  • February 19, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Tokyo Olympics chief Hashimoto to leave LDP

  • February 19, 2021
  • , NHK
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 18, 2021

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SCIENCE

Hayabusa2 capsule to be on display

  • February 19, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

New COVID-19 variant confirmed in Japan

  • February 19, 2021
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Japan opposition submits bill to facilitate refugee recognition

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:50 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan Cabinet OKs bill to deport repeat refugee applicants

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:56 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Existence of 2 more border islets cannot be confirmed

  • February 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Seven-time Olympian’s latest hurdle is planning the Tokyo Games

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan team warns of slowdown in coronavirus decrease

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:03 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Kumamoto drug maker to start clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 30
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SOCIETY

Mongols from Inner Mongolia living in Japan under pressure from Chinese authorities

  • February 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 3
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SOCIETY

PM Suga visits coronavirus vaccination site

  • February 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:47 p.m.
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SOCIETY

U.S. Navy contractor in Japan charged for wastewater fraud

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 18, 2021)

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Selection process of Olympic chief Hashimoto fails to win back trust

  • February 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 422,747 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 18, 2021)

  • February 18, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Can it get on base?

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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SOCIETY

Seiko Hashimoto takes over as head of Tokyo Olympic organizing committee

  • February 19, 2021
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