March 18, 2021

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  • March 18, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • March 18, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., S. Korea call N. Korea nuclear, missile issues “priority”

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:37 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Transcript of interview with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Blinken presses South Korea to work with Japan in Indo-Pacific

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:31 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: China stages its own ‘2-plus-2’ with US in frigid Alaska

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:35 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Leverage Japan-U.S. alliance to maintain regional stability

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. on alert against possible Taiwan contingency

  • March 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:14 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to tighten border controls on travelers from 7 more states

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:48 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Stronger intl involvement necessary to end military violence in Myanmar

  • March 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:27 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China displeased with U.S.-Japan 2+2 meeting 

  • March 18, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. waging psychological warfare against China  

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Ukraine discuss China’s maritime push 

  • March 18, 2021
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ECONOMY

Line’s privacy blunder reveals holes in Japan’s data rules

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:56 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Toyota, other firms offer pay hikes but pandemic to cap wage growth

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:13 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Import restrictions on U.S. beef imports to be invoked today

  • March 18, 2021
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 33rd consecutive day

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SDF’s electronic warfare capabilities surpass those of U.S.

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Cherry cheesecake recipe handed down from U.S. Navy in Yokosuka

  • March 16, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 25
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 17, 2021

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Communications minister dines with NTT as hospitality scandal grows

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan court orders suspension of Tokai nuclear plant

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:15 p.m.
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SCIENCE

High court retracts order to halt nuclear reactor in Ehime Pref.

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:54 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Mayor calls for reduction of aircraft noise at Kadena AB

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Editorial: Breaking free of numerical targets in global climate talks

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Myanmar protesters gather near U.S. Embassy while Blinken in Tokyo

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:07 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Suga likely to skip Tokyo Olympic torch relay’s opening ceremony

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:42 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Govt to bar overseas fans from attending Tokyo Games

  • March 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:43 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan’s foreign students complain Olympians given priority entry

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:59 p.m.
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SOCIETY

62.1% of Japanese willing to take COVID-19 vaccines: survey

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:39 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Six COVID-19 indicators for 10 key prefectures (March 16, 2021)

  • March 17, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:53 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Prefectures with confirmed cases of COVID-19 variants (March 16, 2021)

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (March 17, 2021)

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Court: Denial of same-sex marriages is unconstitutional

  • March 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:04 p.m.
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SOCIETY

‘Love can only do so much.’ Gay couple moved to tears after ruling

  • March 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:46 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Visitors to Japan dive 99.3 pct in Feb.

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:53 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan household financial assets hit record high at end of 2020

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:31 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Imperial couple talk to 2011 disaster victims in Miyagi online

  • March 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:42 p.m.
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 state of emergency for Tokyo area to be lifted on Sunday

  • March 18, 2021
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