February 23, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 23, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 23, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan lobbied hard to enlist G7 support for Tokyo Olympics

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Blinken releases statement for Emperor’s birthday

  • February 23, 2021
  • , TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Biden, Secretary of State Blinken “eager to visit” Japan

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:37 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese WHO expert skeptical virus intruded into China from abroad

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ambassador Sugiyama discusses President Trump

  • February 19, 2021
  • , BS TBS
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to bolster support for Asia’s shift to LNG for power generation

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:07 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. sounds out ASEAN top diplomats for meeting on Myanmar

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Takeshima Day event joined by Japan govt rep for 9th year

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

India seeks economic energy in Russian Far East, countering China

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:48 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan extends 30 bil. yen in loans to Mauritius after oil spill

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:18 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese citizen released from jail in China

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Emperor’s birthday reception for diplomats canceled amid pandemic

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

METI to provide support for overseas projects in underground CO2 storage

  • February 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

TEPCO leaves Fukushima N-plant seismometers unrepaired

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 0:03 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Pandemic gives extra momentum to cashless drive in Japan

  • February 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan should proactively counter China Coast Guard law

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 10th consecutive day

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan and U.S. coast guards hold rare joint drills near Ogasawara islets

  • February 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Use Japan’s HNS to ensure regional stability

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. forces’ vaccine refusals raise risk to Indo-Pacific deterrence

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

INTERVIEW: LDP foreign affairs chief seeks new law to protect Senkakus

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

Some uncomfortable truths about comfort women for the international mob

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 22, 2021

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 22, 2021

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Ministry to reprimand 11 officials for dinner scandal involving Suga’s son

  • February 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Fukuoka Governor likely to step down for cancer treatment

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:31 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Kono tops ranking of those to succeed Suga as PM, Sankei-FNN poll

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Over 50% of public supports Suga administration

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Toshiba and GE in talks to produce offshore wind power equipment

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Osaka firm accused of helping Vietnamese work illegally amid pandemic

  • February 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan holds scaled-down event to mark Emperor’s birthday

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 22, 2021)

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 427,087 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 22, 2021)

  • February 22, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:21 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Number of deaths dropped for first time in 11 years in 2020 

  • February 23, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

EDUCATION

Chargé Young discusses study abroad with Japanese children

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Tokyo MX
  • JMH Translation
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