April 5, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 5, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 5, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga to face make-or-break moment during Biden summit

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga stresses importance of Japan-U.S. cooperation on Taiwan

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmarese in Japan rally against violence in their home country

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:42 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Rep wants Japan-U.S. statement to clarify peace for Taiwan

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga-Biden Summit to test Japan’s stance on human rights

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. to agree on infrastructure cooperation at summit meeting

  • April 2, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russia and China’s anti-West partnership threatens global order

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China pulls diplomacy out of Beijing to shield city from coronavirus

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign diplomats flee North Korea amid food and drug shortages

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:43 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan offers $90 mil. loan to India to promote green projects

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:55 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Britain’s emphasis on Indo-Pacific a welcome move for Japan, U.S.

  • April 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s intervention in COVID-19 report has undermined trust in WHO

  • April 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga’s trip to Washington delayed in response to U.S. request 

  • April 3, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan to pledge cooperation in various sectors 

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan wary of ROK’s rapid rapprochement with China 

  • April 4, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan reluctant to completely suspend ODA in Burma 

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to hold first-ever 2+2 with Germany 

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Kato denies foreign disposal of nuclear waste

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Cases of stolen business secrets marked record high in 2020

  • March 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 46
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Solar power generation on agricultural land expands in Japan

  • April 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Exclusive: Japan to show progress in municipality renewable energy use

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: Was the Suez container ship crisis unforeseeable?

  • April 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Suez Canal blockage underscores a serious risk for supply chains

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Renesas factory fire exacerbates global semiconductor shortage

  • April 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Energy firms need to lead the way to a carbon-free society

  • April 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Philippines interested in joining TPP

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Declassified documents show U.S. stopped using Senkaku firing range in 1978

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 51st consecutive day

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Chinese ships leave waters near Senkakus

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Land use surveillance bill raises concerns about abuse

  • April 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

New GSDF chief expresses sense of crisis over Indo-Pacific situation

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Italian envoy meets with Gov. Tamaki

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

France to lead Quad naval drill in Indo-Pacific challenge to China

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan GSDF troop in Djibouti found with novel coronavirus

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:31 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Joint work with government vital to revitalize economy in Okinawa

  • April 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

China in mind as Japan government plans large-scale deployment of F-35B fighters

  • April 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japanese F-35Bs to be deployed in Miyazaki 

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 4, 2021

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 3, 2021

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 2, 2021

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

No-confidence motion to trigger election: LDP exec

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP exec suggests extra budget for coronavirus response

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga’s diplomacy with the U.S. off to a good start

  • April 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:34 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Exclusive: Suga to visit Ise Jingu Shrine in late April

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Satake wins 4th straight term as Akita governor

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

70% dissatisfied with delay in vaccinations, Yomiuri poll

  • April 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:09 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of March 2021 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1658] – pp. 8–11
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support remains almost unchanged 

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japanese students start weekly strike for climate

  • April 2, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 6:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAXA to start using laser communication system for satellites

  • March 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan on the cusp of fourth wave of COVID-19

  • April 3, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

MOFA spokesperson tests positive for COVID-19

  • April 5, 2021
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Abductee families call for early Japan-N. Korea summit

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Asylum applications plummet 60% during pandemic

  • April 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Will stronger policy actions stave off a 4th COVID-19 wave?

  • April 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Six COVID-19 indicators for 12 key prefectures (March 31, 2021)

  • April 2, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 4:05 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 4, 2021)

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Congested commutes offer a glimpse of life in Japan after COVID-19

  • April 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Organizing body for Osaka’s 2025 World Expo ties up with JICA, JETRO

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nearly 60% of Japan municipalities say current LGBT system inadequate

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Survey: 1 out of 4 women in Japan experience DV

  • April 4, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Business leaders launch petition to allow dual surnames

  • April 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nobel-winning scientist Isamu Akasaki dies at 92

  • April 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

The woman who wants to be a game changer in Argentina

  • April 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Suga’s wrong priorities

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation
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