March 15, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 15, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • March 15, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. began reaching out to North Korea in February

  • March 15, 2021
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

More Myanmar workers hired by smaller Japanese companies

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, S. Korean fishing boats collide in Japan’s EEZ

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 32
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Olympic hopeful? Moon pins legacy on Kim Jong Un trip to Seoul

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Prolonged turmoil in Myanmar puts economic assistance in limbo

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: Chinese ban on Taiwanese pineapples boosts sales in Japan

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

The Quad comes of age: In pictures

  • March 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:54 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. emboldens Suga in hope for stable Indo-Pacific partner

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:42 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

A new dawn: Quad leaders vow to define the Indo-Pacific century

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:25 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: Uncertainties linger over how U.S. promotion of Quad will play out

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia, India, ASEAN to promote data sharing on supply chains

  • March 12, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks transparency in aid by China, others

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:32 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Iran uranium enrichment nears critical level: IAEA chief

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:44 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Xi doesn’t like what he hears

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

China emerges as quantum tech leader while Biden vows to catch up

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Hydrogen project starts in Australia

  • March 12, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan needs strategy to raise profile through top positions in intl bodies

  • March 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Suga to visit U.S. in April 

  • March 13, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan welcomes greater U.S. engagement with Asia 

  • March 13, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Quad leaders hold first summit online  

  • March 13, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Washington Post carries op-ed by Quad leaders  

  • March 14, 2021
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo satisfied with Quad summit  

  • March 13, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s economic assistance for Myanmar stalled 

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

70% of Japanese firms rethink overseas business strategy amid virus, JETRO poll

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: Siberia’s warming shows climate change has no winners

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:56 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Non-firm access to grids popular with renewable energy producers

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 7
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

China’s ‘corona tech’ takes hold across Japan and ASEAN

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JAL signs partnership deal with Russian university

  • March 13, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 11:32 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 29th consecutive day

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Joint team set up to develop next ASDF fighter jet

  • March 15, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Why Operation Tomodachi worked like clockwork

  • March 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan’s SDF recognized for medical efforts amid pandemic

  • March 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:53 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. soldiers seen carrying guns off base in Okinawa, perceived as “insensitive”

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

GOJ calls for swift Diet approval of budget for host nation support 

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Defense chief criticizes China at international security conference 

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

General Yoshida to become new GSDF chief 

  • March 13, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 13, 2021

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 12, 2021

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 15-21

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Aso marks 3,000 days in office as finance minister

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 0:01 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Use agreement reached by Quad leaders to realize regional stability

  • March 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:52 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

76% say Japan should eliminate nuclear power, Nihon Yoron Chosakai poll

  • March 7, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet approval almost unchanged at 35 pct, Jiji poll

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:31 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Over half to wait and see before COVID-19 jab, Jiji poll

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

F-35s generate loud noise over Ginowan area

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Hayabusa2 capsule goes on display near Tokyo

  • March 12, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Exclusive: Merck, AstraZeneca to start COVID-19 drug trials in Japan

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to weigh undersea cable projects for offshore wind power

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese stem cell treatment for Parkinson’s set for U.S. trials

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:55 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Put utmost efforts into development, materials procurement for EV batteries

  • March 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan to secure 100 million doses of Pfizer vaccine by June

  • March 13, 2021
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SCIENCE

New COVID-19 strains spreading rapidly in Japan

  • March 13, 2021
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SCIENCE

Olympic spectators to be limited to 50% of capacity

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

American English instructor posts video saying he will “kill the children”

  • March 15, 2021
  • , NTV digital , 1:53 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan to try Americans who helped Ghosn escape: 5 things to know

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games chief wary of Chinese vaccines for athletes

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Tokyo Olympic CEO says games to be symbol of solidarity

  • March 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:16 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan tests COVID-19 status app for travelers

  • March 15, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo to enhance coronavirus variant screening system

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan likely to secure over 100 M. vaccine doses by June

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Vaccinations for elderly to begin in populous areas in limited supply

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan finds coronavirus variant reported in Philippines

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 0:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Multilingual telehealth services target foreigners in Japan

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ex-ambassador Roos recalls nuke crisis, resilience of Tohoku people

  • March 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

INTERVIEW: Envoy lauds Tunisia-Ishinomaki ties via host-town initiative

  • March 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Disaster medical teams vital resource for enhancing pandemic response

  • March 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to ramp up human trafficking measures

  • March 14, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 3:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Sri Lankan woman dies in detention, wrote about her hunger

  • March 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Media mix: Immigration reform fails to resolve asylum contradictions

  • March 13, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Embassies of Russia, China worst in unpaid parking fines

  • March 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:25 p.m.
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