March 3, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 3, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • March 3, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

NEC to aid spacecraft production with AI

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:29 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

In Indo-Pacific, US eyes ‘agile’ posture to dodge Chinese missiles

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese fishing boat capsizes off Okinawa

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Protecting democracy in a free and open Indo-Pacific

  • March 2, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga calls for promotion of Free and Open Indo-Pacific at int’l conference

  • February 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Decisive action needed to resolve Tokyo-Seoul history dispute

  • March 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: World must press Myanmar military to stop its violence and suppression

  • March 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Sticks rather than carrots to make WHO stronger: Japanese doctor

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan to write carbon neutrality goal into law

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JBIC backs away from funding coal-fired plants

  • March 3, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

10 years on: Decommissioning work luring Fukushima biz

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Investors cheer second Japanese takeover by China’s Hisense

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:06 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan Jan. jobless rate falls to 2.9 pct

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

2 construction firms found guilty of maglev bid-rigging

  • March 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 18th consecutive day

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Instances of Chinese vessels chasing Japanese fishing boats on the rise

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Surge in Chinese incursions leaves Japan scrambling on Senkakus

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:47 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan scrambling jets less against China as more F-35 deployment eyed

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: Japan, the national security superpower

  • March 2, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 2, 2021

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan Lower House OKs 106-t.-yen budget for FY 2021

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP membership hits all-time high since party returned to power in 2012

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of February 2021 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • March 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1654] – pp. 8–11
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Nearly 70% for reducing nuclear plants, NHK survey

  • March 2, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

40% of land vacated after quake still empty, Yomiuri survey

  • March 2, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Survey finds feelings of gender gap in Japan

  • March 3, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan lags as economies worldwide shift to renewable power

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Moderna to seek emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine in Japan 

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Tougher screening to be applied to travelers from 13 additional nations 

  • March 3, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Americans held in Tokyo key to understanding Ghosn’s Japan escape

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:28 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan govt to hold 2011 disaster memorial March 11

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 years on: Iwate Governor satisfied with reconstruction status

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 years on: Fukushima plant facing long, bumpy road to decommissioning

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

More hospital beds drop Tokyo’s COVID-19 occupancy rate from 86.2% to 32.7%

  • March 2, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo area nears end of emergency, but virus data has gaps

  • March 2, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan governors urge state to prevent another resurgence of virus

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan adds 13 nations for extra quarantine steps over COVID variants

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Mar. 2, 2021)

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

COVID variants spreading fast in Japan, Kobe study finds

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Woman who got coronavirus vaccine dies, no inoculation link for now

  • March 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games committee mulls 12 women as board member candidates

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:33 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Success and suffering: The pandemic’s burden on working women

  • March 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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