April 7, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 7, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 7, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

DOS spokesperson says U.S. wouldn’t rule out boycotting Beijing Olympics

  • April 7, 2021
  • , NHK, NTV, TBS, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan must join Europe and US in advancing human rights

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:29 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to extend sanctions against N. Korea

  • April 6, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan calm over N. Korea’s pullout from Tokyo Games

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan, S. Korea, U.S. must rebuild unity to blunt N. Korea’s nukes

  • April 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea raps Japan’s Suga by name for violating self-defense right

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

If Japan studies decline in the U.S, so will Japan’s global presence

  • April 1, 2021
  • , Wedge , pp. 8-11
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Kim Jong-un desires this Olympic sport

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga to visit India, Philippines in late April 

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Plan to dispose of Japanese nuclear waste in Canada revealed

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan FY 2020 sales of foreign-brand vehicles down 12.5 pct

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TEPCO apologizes to Fukushima governor for problems at n-plants

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JGC joins U.S. project to build nuclear plant with small reactors

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan and Malaysia sign memorandum on digital transformation

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

U.S. beef prices hit six-year high

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 19
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 53rd consecutive day

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Commentary: China’s ambiguous coast guard law a challenge for Japan

  • April 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: Asia’s growing missile arsenals demand a response

  • April 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

ASDF Nyutabaru Airbase is “leading candidate” for F-35B deployment

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

U.S. Human Rights Report fails to describe situation in Okinawa

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Japan to rework planned ASDF F-15 modification 

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 6, 2021

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

DPFP may become destabilizing factor in opposition unity

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s digital reform bills clear Lower House

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

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

Suga mentions dissolution of Lower House for snap election ahead of autumn

  • April 7, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Osaka experiences exponential surge in COVID-19

  • April 7, 2021
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SOCIETY

Australian rape victim renews call for SOFA revision

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SOCIETY

Japanese lawmakers mull sanctions on human rights abuses

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Alarmed by inaction, lawmakers push Japan to embrace rights diplomacy

  • April 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan in no better situation 1 yr after 1st virus emergency

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:38 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Spread of U.K. strain casts shadow over Kansai COVID-19 measures

  • April 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Time to use all efforts to avoid hospital bed shortage for COVID-19 patients

  • April 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Promote digital tech in criminal justice system while protecting information

  • April 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Tokyo Olympic organizers need to stop whining and face reality

  • April 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Six COVID-19 indicators for 12 key prefectures (April 5, 2021)

  • April 6, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:27 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 6, 2021)

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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