March 23, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 23, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news  

  • March 23, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan voices “serious concern” about human rights of Uyghurs

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to set bolder 2030 emissions target with eye on U.S. alliance

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:04 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan lawmakers propose talks with Taiwan, U.S.

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:29 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Fruit of Taiwan’s pineapple problem

  • March 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Blinken and Austin’s heavy lifting: Takeaways from Indo-Pacific tour

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ROK envoy to Japan meets with Yomiuri Shimbun Holdings chair

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi positively evaluates U.S.-China diplomatic talks

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges vaccination support for Vietnam, Laos

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Why Quad boosts India’s vaccine diplomacy: 5 things to know

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

American father, son indicted on charges of assisting Ghosn’s escape

  • March 23, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Germany sign information protection agreement 

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Suga discusses concern over China with Vietnamese leader 

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Most Japanese firms see rebound in FY2021, NHK survey

  • March 22, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toshiba and U.S. startup to offer drone interception service

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hitachi wins $2 bil. Washington railcar contract

  • March 18, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 11:20 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TEPCO counterterrorism deficiencies not found at other EPCOs

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Marubeni to build first Saudi megasolar plant, targets 2023 opening

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:54 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

As e-money gains ground in Japan, so do local digital currencies

  • March 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Wage hikes hold key for economic recovery from pandemic

  • March 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 38th consecutive day

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Uruma city council protests February sexual assault by U.S. Marine

  • March 20, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Phishing scams in Japan surge 4-fold in 2020 amid epidemic

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 22, 2021

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Suga reportedly said he’ll stay mum about election

  • March 22, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga urges LDP to close ranks as Lower House election looms

  • March 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: LDP needs to address domestic, global issues with humble attitude

  • March 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:59 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga aims to raise average minimum wages to 1,000 yen

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Suga girds his loins

  • March 21, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Doubts remain regarding reliability of Sankei-FNN joint public opinion poll

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Akahata , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

51% of voters say state of emergency lifted ‘too early,’ Asahi survey

  • March 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:29 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan’s Astroscale launches space debris-removal satellite

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Fukui Pref.’s microsatellite successfully launched

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Suga not to attend ceremony for Olympic torch relay

  • March 23, 2021
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Ex-Green Beret used concert as cover for Ghosn escape

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Restaurant chain sues Tokyo govt over early closure order

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Baby with COVID possibly infected by mom in Japan

  • March 22, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s slow COVID vaccine rollout turns hope into frustration

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:05 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Daiichi Sankyo, KM Biologics start COVID vaccine trials

  • March 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Excluding overseas spectators part of Japan’s duty to ensure safe Games

  • March 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:23 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

J. Front Retailing creates leave system for LGBT support

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:11 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign-based volunteers for Tokyo Olympics not permitted in principle

  • March 23, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (March 22, 2021)

  • March 23, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Students forced by pandemic to give up studying abroad hone their skills in Japan

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 11
  • JMH Translation
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