March 1, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 1, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • March 1, 2021
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Op-ed: Japan showed strength, resilience amid disaster

  • February 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , p. 2
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar’s coup risks cooling off investment from Japan

  • March 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese journalist briefly detained in Myanmar

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan eyes mandatory disclosure of research funds from overseas

  • February 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China incentivizes researchers from overseas to publish in bid to enhance nation’s status

  • February 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: How to deal with China’s economic statecraft

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

INTERNATIONAL

Russia starts military drills on disputed isles

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Tohoku University assistant professor spreads conspiracy theory

  • February 25, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 35
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan asks China to reconsider anal collection method for PCR tests

  • February 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Declassified note shows U.S. intent to defend Taiwan against China

  • February 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan hopes to get more international posts

  • February 28, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Helping Miyagi Pref. island a ‘meaningful’ operation

  • February 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. launches airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in Syria 

  • February 27, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese leader unlikely to visit Japan this year 

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ to mandate disclosure of research funds from overseas 

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

USTR nominee stresses “worker-centric” trade policy 

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

People in Japan face ¥4.9 tril. burden for renewable energy promotion in FY30

  • March 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

All spent fuel finally removed from reactor at Fukushima plant

  • February 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

10 years on: Japan’s nuclear policy remains stalled

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan still unsure about Fukushima treated water schedule

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Decontamination waste disposal ‘to cost $3.7 bil.’

  • February 26, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Winter power crunch hits shift to renewables in Fukushima

  • February 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Focus: Decades-long challenge to scrap Fukushima plant by 2051 in a bind

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:28 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China hoards used chipmaking machines to resist U.S. pressure

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:20 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Coronavirus-linked biz failures hit record high in Feb.

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:59 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TEPCO finishes removing spent fuel from Fukushima Reactor No. 3  

  • March 1, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

Local paper disputes U.S. scholar’s argument on Okinawa base issues

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 16th consecutive day

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Led by LDP, Japan becomes more critical of China over Senkakus

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Pentagon corrects statement on Senkakus: ‘No change in policy’

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:16 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Marine died off coast of Ikeijima, Okinawa, while surfing

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Uruma City to call for a halt on parachute training off Tsuken Island

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • English Press

SECURITY

Third Futenma noise pollution litigation has largest-ever no. of plaintiffs

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Pentagon spokesperson corrects his statement on Senkakus

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 28, 2021

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 27, 2021

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 26, 2021

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 1-7

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Tohokushinsha CEO resigns over dinner scandal

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Japan’s public stays negative toward Suga, at 44% approval, Nikkei poll

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:20 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

64% say Hashimoto appropriate to head Tokyo Games Organizing Committee

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Nearly 30% see little or no rebuilding, NHK survey

  • March 1, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support remains unchanged 

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

One-third of U.S. military personnel refuse COVID-19 vaccine

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Sea levels along Japan’s coast hit record high

  • February 28, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Can Japan draw on its technological strengths for carbon recycling?

  • March 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Corporate Japan ditches coal abroad as global backlash grows

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:37 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Diamond batteries promise to power space probes for 100 years

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Opinion: Japan should use nuclear wind-down to fund decarbonization

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ lifts state of emergency for six prefectures

  • February 27, 2021
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SCIENCE

COVID-19 vaccines for elderly to be distributed nationwide by end of June

  • February 27, 2021
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SCIENCE

Experts express “no grave concerns” about safety of COVID-19 vaccines

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ aiming to procure Johnson & Johnson vaccine

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Third batch of Pfizer vaccine arrives at Narita

  • March 1, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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SOCIETY

U.S. suspects in Ghosn’s escape to be turned over to Japan: sources

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

8 pct of consumers hesitate to buy food items from Fukushima

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Support survivors of 2011 Tohoku disaster; help prevent isolation

  • February 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Interview: Kan Had Not Assumed Nuclear Accident before 2011

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gov’t to issue vaccination guidelines to avoid confusion: Kono

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Focus: Swindlers take advantage of COVID fears to commit vaccine fraud

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:19 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Dozens of foreign detainees held in Tokyo contract COVID-19

  • February 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Govt. to bolster watch for virus variants

  • February 27, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 6:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Governors call for antivirus steps after emergency

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Prevent resurgence of infections by easing restrictions in stages

  • February 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Easy does it when deciding ways to relax COVID-19 curbs

  • February 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Feb. 28, 2021)

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 433,432 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Feb. 28, 2021)

  • February 28, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:14 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Hashimoto: Spectator-free Tokyo Games ‘not envisioned’

  • February 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Sebastian Coe says postponing Tokyo 2020 again ‘not possible’

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: Mori’s resignation highlights changing gender norms

  • February 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Everyone’s happy…and that’s not good.

  • February 28, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

New Tokyo Olympics chief says games without spectators not the plan 

  • February 27, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

GOJ to accept entry of foreign athletes after March 7 

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Five-party talks on Tokyo Olympics to be held on March 3 

  • February 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

EDUCATION

Commentary: Global education has permanently changed

  • February 28, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press
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