March 8, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 8, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • March 8, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi continues to give cold shoulder to new South Korean ambassador to Japan

  • March 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:27 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China must realize a hard-line stance undermines its own national interests

  • March 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s military buildup makes ‘defense’ claims hard to swallow

  • March 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Quad leaders to hold online meeting in mid-March 

  • March 6, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

JR East to boost renewable energy use in railway operations

  • March 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Focus: Wary Japan firms looking out for signs of risk in Myanmar chaos

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 23rd consecutive day

  • March 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

NPO Women’s Pride celebrates 15th anniversary

  • March 5, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Vaccinations begin for SDF medical personnel

  • March 8, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: European navies hold stronger China deterrent than first appears

  • March 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

ANA, JAL find data on around 1M. customers compromised

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to legally require security checks before boarding aircraft

  • March 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 7, 2021

  • March 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 6, 2021

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 5, 2021

  • March 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 8-14

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Ex-PM Abe wants Tokyo Games to go down in history

  • March 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Third case of severe reaction to vaccine reported

  • March 8, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime Minister Suga visits Fukushima

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Poll: 78% welcome extension of state of emergency

  • March 8, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

78% approve of state of emergency extension, Yomiuri poll

  • March 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:53 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • March 8, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 21
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

20% of local gov’ts in Japan have no disaster specialists, Kyodo News survey

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

State of emergency extended for Tokyo, three neighboring prefectures

  • March 6, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Municipalities struggling to prepare for vaccine rollout

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

GOJ to allow entry of Olympic athletes, officials

  • March 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

U.N. crime prevention conference kicks off in Kyoto

  • March 7, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Okinawan women’s civic group chronicles sex crimes by U.S. military

  • March 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Myanmar residents ask Japan to push military to free Suu Kyi

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

10 years on: Japan still has long way toward Fukushima plant dismantling

  • March 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 years on: Operation Tomodachi still a symbol of U.S.-Japan bonds

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 years on: Over 70 pct of municipalities still need support staff

  • March 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 years on: Young people playing active role in disaster-hit areas

  • March 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Focus: Fukushima fish, rice still struggling to overcome consumer concerns

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Deconstructing reconstruction to increase understanding of Fukushima

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Most 2011 quake, Fukushima crisis survivors back ending nuclear power

  • March 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Efforts made to archive 2011 Japan disaster data to pass on lessons

  • March 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:27 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Photographer of Japan nuke disaster training lens for all power users

  • March 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:46 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 major firms posted ads on ‘hoax’ website

  • March 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Fukushima nuclear crisis evacuees face unresolved issues 10 years on

  • March 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: 10 years after accident, govt should consider vision for future of N-power

  • March 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

School in west Japan receives blue-eyed doll from grandson of US missionary

  • March 4, 2021
  • , The Mainichi , 2:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Researchers: Virus mutations found in Japan might lessen vaccine effectiveness

  • March 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Focus: Japanese media urged to address male dominance following sexism uproar

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan has 60% more female executives but still lags West

  • March 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:27 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

More in Japan recognize Ainu as indigenous: govt survey

  • March 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Devise measures to prevent infections even after state of emergency is lifted

  • March 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Take lasting, concrete action during newly extended state of emergency

  • March 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: No guarantees extended state of emergency will contain virus

  • March 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan Times to scrap Sunday paper, launch weekend edition from April

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Mar. 7, 2021)

  • March 8, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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