April 13, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 13, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 13, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Germany to hold first 2-plus-2 talks Tues.

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

“Seiron” column: Building a truly effective alliance

  • April 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China tests how far looting can go in the South China Sea

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea fears decline in party loyalty amid COVID recession

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Mr. Xi plays a different game

  • April 11, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p.2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan to boost public funding for rare earth exploration

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt decides ocean release of Fukushima n-plant water

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:29 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Civic groups call for water disposal alternatives

  • April 12, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Myanmar protesters test values of their Japanese employers

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:48 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

U.S. Indo-Pacific commander meets with top Japanese general

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Transient fighters conduct landing drill at MCAS Futenma

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawa to call for downsizing of U.S. military port in Urasoe

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 59th consecutive day

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. Indo-Pacific chief visits Japan as 25 Chinese jets near Taiwan

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:16 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. Futenma air base’s return to Japan still up in air

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa base transfer limps along 25 years after deal

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:45 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

LDP group to look into stationing gov’t workers on Senkakus

  • April 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Commentary: The dangerously flawed U.S. Senkakus policy

  • April 12, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

INDOPACOM Commander Davidson, DM Kishi confirm importance of Taiwan Strait 

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 12, 2021

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 11, 2021

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

For Suga and LDP, worries build over Hiroshima poll in election year

  • April 12, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Party execs campaign for election ahead of pre-emergency expansion

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:21 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Hattori elected Fukuoka governor for 1st time

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:18 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP heavyweight welcomes U.S. Treasury Secretary’s speech

  • April 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Digitization bill needs revision to ensure personal data is protected

  • April 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Pandemic-related bankruptcies in Japan hit 1,300

  • April 13, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet support rate reaches 44%, nonsupport 38%, NHK public opinion poll

  • April 12, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:22 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

70% say Japan, U.S. should further strengthen alliance, NHK public opinion poll

  • April 13, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 4:13 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • April 12, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:24 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

60% dissatisfied with Japan’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Kyodo poll

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:52 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

76% of voters critical of virus measures, vaccine program, Asahi survey

  • April 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:43 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

GOJ officially decides to discharge treated radioactive water into sea

  • April 13, 2021
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SCIENCE

U.S. backs Japan’s decision to release Fukushima plant treated water

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9;43 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Rail company recycling bullet train metal

  • April 12, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAXA may drop science degree from astronaut requirements

  • April 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to build new icebreaker for researching Arctic region

  • April 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan university to set up institute on new cancer treatment

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

U.S. media reports “Matsuyama makes history”

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Asahi evening edition , Lead
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Suga confident about securing enough vaccine supplies

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Low-cost coronavirus tests spreading in Japan

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Vaccination rollouts still need long-term plan to curb COVID-19

  • April 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan begins coronavirus vaccinations for elderly

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

6 pct of 2nd-yr junior high children give care to family

  • April 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

More Japanese are looking for farming jobs

  • April 12, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Suga praises Masters winner Matsuyama

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:45 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Emperor Naruhito sends condolence message to Queen Elizabeth

  • April 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 12, 2021)

  • April 13, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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