February 22, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 22, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 22, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

12 Japan firms will kill business deals involving Uyghur forced labor

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:46 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

France rejoins Japan in N. Korea surveillance in E. China Sea

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:33 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

French Ambassador to Japan: Cooperation with Japan is important

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Border lockdown strains North Korean economy to breaking point

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Trans-Atlantic ‘Quad’ prepares for new Eastern center of gravity

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:51 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China boosts rare-earth output amid growing tech war with U.S.

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:54 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Can new WTO chief overcome dysfunction at global trade body?

  • February 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Malaysia: Emergency necessary to curb COVID-19 pandemic

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s new envoy in Washington comments on bilateral relations 

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

G7 leaders discuss pandemic, Tokyo Olympics  

  • February 20, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan keen to address India’s misgivings ahead of Quad summit  

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

USG voices apprehension about China’s coast guard law 

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

SDF pilot killed during flight training in U.S. 

  • February 21, 2021
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ECONOMY

Japan looks to make domestic venture capital funds more attractive to foreign investors

  • February 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:47 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to allow domestic venture capital firms to raise more money from foreign investors

  • February 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:47 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan orders carriers to ground some Boeing jets

  • February 22, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Water levels at Fukushima reactor containers falling

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:52 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Interview: Mutsu mayor shows discomfort over joint N-fuel facility plan

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tokyo high court finds govt liable on Fukushima N-disaster

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan starts scheme linking midsize firms with foreign startups

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:51 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MUFG bank to set up fund to promote renewable energy

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Protect business partners, personal data from IT giants in digital advertising

  • February 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa prefectural assembly lodges protest with USG, GOJ over low-altitude flights

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested on DUI charge

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

JCG mulls acquiring large unmanned aircraft

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Personal info compromised at 88 firms in Japan in 2020

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 21, 2021

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 20, 2021

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 19, 2021

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Feb. 22-28

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Reveal truth behind entertainment scandal at communications ministry

  • February 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:20 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Suga Cabinet at 51.5%

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Record 40.4 pct in Japan see ties with S. Korea not important, Cabinet Office survey

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:21 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

70 pct in Japan want to get vaccinated, Jiji poll

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:36 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Hybrids favored in Japan after gasoline vehicle ban, Jiji poll

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan welcomes U.S. return to Paris climate accord under Biden

  • February 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAXA to test new solid-state battery in space

  • February 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

12 Japan firms will kill business deals involving Uyghur forced labor

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , 10:16
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo protesters appeal for help for Myanmar

  • February 21, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Refugee support group criticizes bill to reduce detention time

  • February 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan warns against using unauthorized COVID-19 drugs

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:05 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Vaccination support eyed for Japanese living abroad

  • February 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Concern growing over intense ‘hoarding’ of COVID-19 vaccines

  • February 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s Fujifilm may restart clinical trial of Avigan for COVID-19

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Rikuzentakata boat leads to sister city ties . . . and cheese

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Jiji , 7:19 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Commentary: A decade after 3/11, what lessons has Japan learned?

  • February 19, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Reflecting on Operation Tomodachi: Personal connections spurred government action

  • February 16, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Hashimoto, as new committee head, must dispel chaos, advance Games

  • February 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Students taking look at Vietnam War from fresh perspectives

  • February 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30n a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 21, 2021)

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 426,312 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 21, 2021)

  • February 21, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:31 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Passing the torch

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Coronavirus vaccination program to cover 1 million additional healthcare workers

  • February 20, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Decline in new COVID-19 cases begins to level off in Tokyo

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Asahi
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SOCIETY

Osaka to ask GOJ to lift COVID-19 state of emergency for Kansai region

  • February 20, 2021
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EDUCATION

Boards of education in Japan create surveys to protect students from sexual abuse

  • February 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:57 p.m.
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