March 17, 2021

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HEADLINES

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  • March 17, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • March 17, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea may test-fire ICBM in near future

  • March 17, 2021
  • , NHK, TBS, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Blinken denounces China’s ‘strings attached’ vaccine diplomacy

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan-U.S. 2+2 joint press conference, March 16, 2021

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. and Japan express ‘serious concerns’ over China coast guard law

  • March 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. expects Japan to return favor in diplomacy, security

  • March 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:06 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Focus: Japan expects deterrence to keep China in check over Senkakus

  • March 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:27 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Further enhance Japan-U.S. alliance for stability in Asia

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan, U.S. must strengthen alliance amid China’s military buildup

  • March 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Beef up defense capabilities to deter China

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. takes no particular position on Senkakus

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. seen urging Japan to take firmer stance on China

  • March 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:54 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: “2 plus 2” takes one step further to Taiwan issue

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Expert: 2+2 joint statement enumerates concerns about China

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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U.S. and China dig in heels ahead of Alaska meetup

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:54 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Quad should form foundation for broader international cooperation

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Africa Society of Japan holds symposium to mark its 60th anniversary

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Quad framework needs to do more than just dealing with China issues

  • March 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan names new ambassadors to Kazakhstan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Armenia

  • March 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:54 a.m.
  • English Press

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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. attaches importance to Japan in response to China 

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese officials express hope for early visit to U.S.  

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Proposal made to promote hydrogen use

  • March 16, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan Feb. trade surplus slumps to 217.4 b. yen

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:09 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese government to impose safeguards on U.S. beef on March 18

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Japan’s exports down for 1st time in 3 months in Feb.

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:05 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Emergency import restrictions on U.S. beef to be invoked tomorrow

  • March 17, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

Okinawa reacts calmly to outcome of 2+2 meeting

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 32nd consecutive day

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 28
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 16, 2021

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Editorial: Suga must win back public trust amid telecom ministry scandal

  • March 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Japan PM Suga must dispel ministry ethics scandal suspicions

  • March 16, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Beat virus, support will rise

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SCIENCE

Australia’s space agency to boost cooperation with JAXA

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:15 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to establish guidelines on int’l joint research

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:40 a.m.
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SCIENCE

Astroscale to launch debris removal satellite

  • March 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Two men infected with new variant of COVID-19 die in Kanagawa

  • March 17, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

COVID-19 vaccine rollout hits snag in Tokyo

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics yet to gain public support days before torch relay

  • March 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese companies develop special syringes to reduce waste of COVID-19 vaccine

  • March 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyoites grow weary of state of emergency, virus figures show

  • March 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (March 16, 2021)

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan suicide cases rise for 1st time in 11 years in 2020

  • March 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Will Japan’s first same-sex marriage ruling be a beacon of hope?

  • March 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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