April 9, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 9, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 9, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Key U.S. lawmaker calls for more ‘clarity’ on Taiwan policy

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:29 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

On Xinjiang, Japan’s brands hold their breath ahead of Biden-Suga

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:33 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Thai cabinet becomes COVID hot spot as ministers quarantine

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:54 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan: No talks with U.S. side on joint boycott of Beijing Olympics

  • April 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:05 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-India set next 2-plus-2 in Tokyo

  • April 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:42 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, India to hold in-person 2+2 meeting in Tokyo 

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Govt to decide on ocean release of Fukushima n-plant water

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:34 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to ban transfer of 1,975 plant varieties abroad

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:33 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Ratio of renewable energy will increase by 40% in FY2030: METI estimate

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Japan, U.S. trade ministers agree to bolster chip supply chains

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 0:06 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan should use beef tariffs to lure U.S. back to TPP talks table

  • April 9, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:15 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s Sumitomo to enter CO2 storage business with U.S. partner

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:00 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan corporate bankruptcies hit 30-year low in FY 2020

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:29 p.m.
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 55th consecutive day

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Japanese fighter scrambles down to 725 in FY 2020

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:31 p.m.
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SECURITY

Commentary: How Japan should deal with China’s new coast guard law

  • April 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

17 more SDF troops in Djibouti found with coronavirus

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:29 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. destroyer transits Taiwan Strait 

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 8, 2021

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Former PM Abe appointed advisor to conservative LDP group

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Japan preparing to raise 2030 emissions reduction goal

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Uyghur community calls for Japan firms to take action on forced labor

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Fast Retailing keeping eye on cotton supply amid Xinjiang controversy

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:29 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Rapid coronavirus testing centers at Tokyo airport open to media

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:19 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus variant cases grew 14-fold in a single month

  • April 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:39 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan transplants live-donor lung to COVID patient in world first

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:39 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Automated PCR testing system launched

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:37 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 8, 2021)

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

80 pct in Japan aware of term “LGBT”: survey

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:57 a.m.
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SOCIETY

LDP panel to seek early LGBT law passage

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:58 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Yakuza gangster population falls for 16th straight year

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 29
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Suga on the ramparts

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

GOJ to put Tokyo, Kyoto, Okinawa under quasi-state of emergency 

  • April 9, 2021
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SOCIETY

Over 100,000 jobs lost in Japan during coronavirus pandemic 

  • April 9, 2021
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