March 22, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 22, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news  

  • March 22, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S.-China talks highlight deep rift between global superpowers

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S., China should bolster dialogue to cool down tensions

  • March 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China marks 120-year comeback with fireworks in Alaska

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gloves off in Alaska as US and China spar over new world order

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:56 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Air China’s unusual GE aircraft deal coincides with Alaska talks

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: No breakthrough in U.S.-China talks may hurt Sino-Japan ties

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Hate crimes against Asians in the U.S.: Two expert views

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Two very different ‘two-plus-two’ meetings

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Exclusive: Japan, U.S. to set up 3 working groups

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: The era of the Japan-Australia alliance is here

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Britain’s plan to increase nuke stockpile risks new arms race

  • March 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese man exposed to 1954 U.S. H-bomb test dies at 87

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

High-level U.S.-China talks end on acrimonious note 

  • March 21, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan unruffled by outcome of U.S.-China talks 

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Suga comments on trip to U.S. 

  • March 22, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Italian leaders hold teleconference 

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Suga comments on unrest in Myanmar 

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Editorial: Conflicting court rulings show judiciary’s misstep on reactors

  • March 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Delays frustrate plans for Fukushima plant cleanup

  • March 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Restart of nuclear plant operations is at the mercy of disparate courts

  • March 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:21 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

RCEP seen increasing Japan’s GDP by 2.7 pct.

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:23 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Line’s parent firm to examine personal info breach

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Personal info commission to mull legal action against Line

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:09 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Line’s data access case exposes possible risks of outsourcing overseas

  • March 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:36 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: BOJ must contain side effects of easing policy to support economy

  • March 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Renesas aims to resume fire-hit chip line within 1 month

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:22 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fanuc plans biggest investment in China to expand robot plant

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan seeks shot in the arm from TSMC to revive chipmaking sector

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:16 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Memory prices soar 60% from start of year amid virus crisis

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

30-billion-yen fund eyed to revitalize small firms in Japan

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:42 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

New graduates’ job-securing rate falls for 1st time in decade

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mongolia’s first solar-plus-storage project won by Japan-led bid

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:55 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

CSIS report views FRF construction at Henoko “difficult”

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 37th consecutive day

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

US, Belgium, France and Japan hold Mideast naval exercise

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SECURITY

Cyberattacks on Japanese virus control center rose in 2020

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Air Self-Defense Force YS-11 makes final flight in Saitama skies

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to conduct joint training with U.S. for defense of Senkakus 

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

New MSDF Aegis warship commissioned 

  • March 21, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 21, 2021

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 20, 2021

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 19, 2021

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 22-28

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Upper House budget committee meeting, March 19, 2021

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Focus: No foreign spectators at Tokyo Olympics mirrors Suga’s weak standing

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:32 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ruling parties agree to revise land acquisition bill

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga vows to do best for LDP in lower house election

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Yomiuri proposal: Build up Japan’s medical system for the long term

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kumagai wins 1st term as Chiba governor

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 0:56 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Report on research funding aims to improve transparency

  • March 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s bid to raise female election candidates to 35% hard to achieve

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Cartoon: In no mood for “o-hanami”

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Poll: Nearly 50% opposed lifting state of emergency

  • March 22, 2021
  • , TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

65% think Japan’s coronavirus vaccine rollout is slow, Kyodo News poll

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:15 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Over 70 pct of foreigners oppose Tokyo Games as planned, survey

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Half of younger people in Japan ignorant of “decarbonized society”

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan eyes undersea ‘fire ice’ as source of clean-burning hydrogen

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:31 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Mitsubishi’s ammonia fuel project in Indonesia to tap carbon capture

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Half of younger people in Japan ignorant of “decarbonized society”

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Coronavirus state of emergency for Tokyo metropolitan area lifted

  • March 22, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Event capacity in Tokyo metropolitan area to be raised to 50%

  • March 20, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Kono confident of COVID-19 vaccine procurement in May

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Sixth batch of Pfizer vaccine arrives in Japan

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Former JETRO head Hatakeyama dies at age 85

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 43
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan may approve 2 coronavirus vaccines in May: Minister

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

3/11 disaster still nightmare for crack ASDF pilot

  • March 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Yomiuri Shimbun Proposal / Establish strategic system to treat infectious diseases

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Kobe City: Ratio of virus variant infection is 55%

  • March 19, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (March 21, 2021)

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Focus: Will Tokyo’s overseas spectator ban have lasting impact on Olympics?

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Refunds in cards for those who bought Olympic tickets overseas

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Top medic and Saitama governor back games without spectators

  • March 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan governors urge state to prevent coronavirus rebound

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Stay vigilant to avoid resurgence of virus after state of emergency

  • March 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan cults target lonely college students isolated by pandemic

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19 crisis shuts out foreign players from Japanese baseball

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: On same-sex marriage, court should use ‘unconstitutional’ with caution

  • March 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

IOC supports Japan’s decision not to host overseas spectators

  • March 21, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

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