April 2, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 2, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • April 2, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Suga, President Biden to hold summit on April 16

  • April 2, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Philippines explores joining TPP to expand free trade network

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:52 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Arab nations agree to cooperate for Indo-Pacific vision

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:24 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting to be held in June via videoconference

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Keep the pressure on the junta in Myanmar

  • April 1, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Senior Japanese, South Korea diplomats hold talks 

  • April 2, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Electricity supply may not be enough next year

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Fukushima fisheries industry taking 1st steps to full recovery

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:20 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Gov’t to provide support for makers of agricultural export products

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Editorial: BOJ survey finds economic outlook dramatically polarized by industry

  • April 2, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan auto sales hit 10-yr low in FY 2020 amid epidemic

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:59 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan designates five IT giants as subject to control under new transparency law

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 48th consecutive day

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Ruling party proposes Japan strengthen SDF, coast guard capabilities

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan weighs Senkaku options as Chinese coast guard gets new power

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:49 a.m.
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SECURITY

GSDF to hold drills with U.S. Marines, French army, possibly in May

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. military returns railroad rails, land to Yokohama City

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 23
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 1, 2021

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan Diet starts debates on RCEP free trade deal

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:32 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP to receive 17 billion yen in gov’t subsidies in 2021

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Digital reform bills clear Lower House committee

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP divisions OK Senkaku defense proposal to govt

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

13 lawmakers dine at prime minister’s office building amid pandemic

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga-style politics 7 / Suga faces intraparty concerns, voter criticism

  • April 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

No-confidence motion against minister over ethics violation rejected

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

PM Suga calls for discussions to create Children’s Agency

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:54 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Akaishi tapped to lead new office promoting technology, innovation

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

Gov’t to develop basic satellite technologies through interagency cooperation

  • March 23, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 6
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SCIENCE

Japan mulls clinical trial of medical cannabis

  • April 1, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 11:16 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Prefectural governments urged to boost COVID-19 testing

  • April 2, 2021
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SOCIETY

Survey: Women’s average pay still only 74.4% of salary for men

  • April 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Govt must make every possible effort to prevent fourth wave of coronavirus

  • April 2, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokushima mayor receives Woman of Courage Award from U.S. mission Japan

  • March 31, 2021
  • , Sankei digital
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SOCIETY

Rapid circulation of virus variants in Japan alarms health experts

  • April 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Does Suga have the right stuff?

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 1, 2021)

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

EDUCATION

Tokyo to open “English village” in Tachikawa in FY22

  • March 31, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 27
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