February 26, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 26, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 26, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan criticizes S. Korea over reference to comfort women

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t to provide grant aid of 440 million yen to Somalia

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Supply chain review reflects new national security mentality

  • February 25, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s ties with Myanmar put to the test after military coup

  • February 25, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Australia leaders share concern over China’s attempts to change status quo 

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan mulls halting new economic assistance for Myanmar 

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Japan digital transformation can boost GDP by $735bn: ACCJ

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:42 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t says foreign visitors’ casino profits to be tax-exempt

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Toyota delays opening of new Myanmar plant in wake of coup

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

$5.6bn green fund to buy LNG-powered vessels for Japan’s shippers

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

8 Japan automakers’ domestic output down 10 pct in Jan.

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. to secure supply chains for key materials

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Japan, seven other economies agree to cut saury catch quotas by 40%

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SECURITY

ASDF to conduct training at Kadena next month

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. may have given consideration to Japan in comment on Senkaku sovereignty

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SECURITY

Gov’t allows JCG to use weapons because “China is escalating tensions”

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested on DUI charge

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 37
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SECURITY

U.S. civilian base worker arrested for DUI

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 37
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 13th consecutive day

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. military allows Ginowan to install security camera at Futenma parking lot

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Editorial: When will the government stop riding roughshod over Okinawans?

  • February 25, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 25, 2021

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP lacks party candidate for 10 election districts

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP endorses former bureaucrat as candidate for Upper House Hiroshima race

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Editorial: Why was PM Suga’s son charming Japanese bureaucrats?

  • February 25, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SCIENCE

METI to establish decarbonization fund to support corporate projects

  • February 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SCIENCE

Itochu and France’s Air Liquide to build giant hydrogen plant

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Mitsubishi pulls out of Vietnam coal plant amid climate concerns

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:09 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

State of emergency for Kansai and Chubu regions to be lifted at end of February

  • February 26, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Japan to gradually increase event capacity to 10,000 after lifting of emergency

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

JMA head cautious about early lifting of emergency

  • February 25, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Virus concerns loom for Japan with Olympic torch relay a month away

  • February 25, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Accelerate efforts to strengthen Japan’s development of COVID-19 vaccines

  • February 26, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 13:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

About 1,000 volunteers withdraw from Tokyo Games

  • February 25, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Pair arrested for attempting to smuggle sea turtle shells into Japan

  • February 25, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Top court ruling underscores the separation of church and state

  • February 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 25, 2021)

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 430,165 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 25, 2021)

  • February 25, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:47 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics organizing committee hopes to decide on spectators around March 25

  • February 26, 2021
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