April 16, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 16, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 16, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Suga arrives in Washington for summit with President Biden

  • April 16, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. expects “formal statement” on Taiwan from Biden-Suga summit

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:19 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., S.Korea presidents to hold summit in late May

  • April 16, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Blinken really took letter from Sakie Yokota to heart

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Asahi digital , 6:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

How will the “status quo” of the Japan-U.S. relationship be updated?

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Can Biden and Suga bolster ties? Two analysts explain

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:09 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

70 pct want Japan to take strong stance on China’s intrusions, MOFA poll

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:21 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Comfort woman statues placed at museum in Dresden

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Suspected N. Korean boats drifting ashore in Japan fall amid pandemic

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea raps Japan’s decision to release treated Fukushima water

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:32 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: End assistance to Myanmar if violent acts against civilians do not stop

  • April 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:01 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga leaves for summit with President Biden 

  • April 16, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Suga allegedly nervous about one-on-one session with President Biden 

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. seeks balance in engagement with East Asia 

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan aims to supercharge interregional power grid

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Communications ministry assigns additional 5G spectrum to Rakuten

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Mizuho’s Sakai not to head Japanese banking industry assn

  • April 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:23 p.m.
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ECONOMY

BOJ cuts view on 2 areas, keeps others unchanged as recovery fragile

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:17 p.m.
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ECONOMY

BOJ to offer financial support to struggling firms

  • April 15, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 62nd consecutive day

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

U.S. military Osprey lands at Tokunoshima Airport without prior notice

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Mainichi digital , 8:46 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan troops to conduct nationwide drills for 1st time in 30 years

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:54 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan, Malaysia defense chiefs hold teleconference

  • April 15, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SECURITY

Japan should have sense of crisis about economic security: expert

  • April 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 15, 2021

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

MOFA’s Akiba becomes longest-serving vice minister for foreign affairs

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

No comment on whether Fukushima plant water drinkable: Kato

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:07 p.m.
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POLITICS

Fukushima calls for avoiding reputational damage

  • April 15, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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POLITICS

Lower House constitution panel holds 1st meeting in current session

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:14 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan to compile action plan for Fukushima water discharge this year

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:16 p.m.
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SCIENCE

UN rights experts voice “deep regret” over Fukushima water release

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:25 a.m.
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

“Tibet has become police state,” Tibet representative in Japan

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SOCIETY

No slave labor: 30 years of supporting distressed foreigners in Japan

  • April 16, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan backpedals on cooperation with China in Beijing Olympics

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Games should be canceled if pandemic worsens: LDP’s Nikai

  • April 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:54 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Hospitalization rate added as indicator to monitor virus situation in Japan

  • April 10, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:38 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Health care crisis in Osaka calls for united medical, political front

  • April 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:43 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Six COVID-19 indicators for 11 key prefectures (April 14, 2021)

  • April 15, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:53 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 15, 2021)

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Uber relay

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

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