April 8, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 8, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • April 8, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Global vaccine summit to be held online in June

  • April 8, 2021
  • , TBS
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks first in-person Quad summit in June on G-7 sidelines

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 02:03 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan caught in dilemma over possible U.S. boycott of Beijing Games

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: North Korea dashes hopes for diplomatic gold at Tokyo Olympics

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:02 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan could leverage ODA to broker Myanmar peace

  • April 7, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Wang has 1 message for Japan, ‘Taiwan, Taiwan, Taiwan’

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:14 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

EXCLUSIVE: Japan challenged by S. Korea, China in Indonesia project

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:09 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Does China’s Middle East diplomacy aim at an ‘anti-human rights’ camp?

  • April 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:40 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Laos share concern over situation in Myanmar 

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan NRA to order halt to TEPCO n-plant restart work

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Lucrative grants offered to keep aging nuclear reactors running

  • April 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Opinion: Japan should lobby U.S. to return to TPP

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Opinion: China’s entry into TPP unrealistic 

  • April 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Archegos woes prompts Japan watchdog to probe risky transactions

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

ASDF admits firefighting foam that leaked in Okinawa contained toxic chemical

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 54th consecutive day

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Rising costs lead to total revision of retrofitting plan for F-15 jets

  • April 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

LDP’s Kishida proposes discussion of enemy base attack capabilities

  • April 3, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Toshiba buyout bid faces hurdles, including CVC conflict of interest

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:28 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Use unique technology and be independent: LDP’s Akira Amari

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

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 7, 2021

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Campaigning kicks off for 2 Japan Upper House elections

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:43 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga attempts to renew hold on LDP by hinting at early general election

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

LDP team pushes for introduction of 4-day work week system

  • April 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan looks to raise 2030 emissions reduction goal to at least 40%

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ to decide soon whether to discharge Fukushima wastewater into ocean

  • April 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

60% of COVID-19 cases in Kanagawa involved E484K variant

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Asylum-seekers in Japan oppose deportation bill

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Record 5,034 people handled in cannabis cases in Japan in 2020

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan police take action on record foreign technical trainees

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympic hammer throw champion Koji Murofushi battling illness

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

U.N. experts urge Japan to review immigration law draft revisions

  • April 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to tighten border controls on travelers from 2 more states

  • April 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan mulls prioritizing Olympic athletes for COVID-19 vaccination

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

JMA head calls current infections ‘biggest crisis’

  • April 7, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Six COVID-19 indicators for 10 key prefectures (April 6, 2021)

  • April 7, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:12 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 7, 2021)

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan steps up marijuana warnings following legalization in New York

  • April 7, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo likely to ask GOJ to put it under quasi-state of emergency

  • April 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 variants spreading rapidly in Japan

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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