April 19, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 19, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 19, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar

  • April 19, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan must not just follow U.S. lead in dealing with China

  • April 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan-U.S. Summit affirms: Deter China, keep Taiwan secure

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should balance U.S., China

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

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Economic ties with China restrain Suga’s approach

  • April 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:24 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Thinner the better: Boosting sales of wagyu beef in the U.S.

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

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Suga-Biden summit proves diplomacy is back

  • April 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 7:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Japan, U.S. both recognize change in Taiwan’s status quo

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p-3
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

China hits back at Japan-US statement that names Taiwan

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

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Focus: Tough work awaits Japan-U.S. alliance to upgrade itself to face China

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan gears up for U.S. defense cooperation in ‘all domains’

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:32 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

New chapter in Japan-U.S. diplomacy will test teamwork

  • April 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

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Suga-Biden joint statement required careful adjusting of expressions on Taiwan

  • April 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:45 p.m.
  • English Press

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Suga played reactive role on China in talks with Biden

  • April 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan in U.S.-Japan statement: show of resolve or diplomatic calculus?

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:25 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. and Japan to invest $4.5bn in next-gen 6G race with China

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:18 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden and Suga refer to ‘peace and stability of Taiwan Strait’ in statement

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Transcript: Biden-Suga remarks at press briefing

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:23 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga woos Harris with offer to help on migration at southern border

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:59 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:22 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abductees’ relatives want action, not just words

  • April 17, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:56 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan teams up with U.S., Australia to build submarine cables

  • April 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:22 p.m.
  • English Press

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U.S., Japanese leaders agree to strengthen coordination in multiple areas 

  • April 17, 2021
  • , All national papers evening edition
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Joint statement reflects America’s high expectations for Japan 

  • April 18, 2021
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U.S. shifts foreign policy focus to China 

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Where’s world’s stand against suppression of Hong Kong?

  • April 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

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Japan hesitant to use strong language on Uyghurs 

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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U.S. voices support for “Japan’s efforts” to hold Tokyo Olympics 

  • April 18, 2021
  • , All national papers
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PM Suga meets with Vice President Harris 

  • April 17, 2021
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PM Suga criticizes China in remarks during online seminar 

  • April 18, 2021
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No progress made in South Korea’s diplomacy toward Japan 

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Asahi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: First errand

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERVIEW: U.S. diplomat vows enduring support for N. Korea abductees

  • April 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s exports fall 8.4 pct in FY 2020

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Devise means, new technology to expand use of renewable energy

  • April 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Saibu Gas to export 60,000 tons of LNG to China

  • April 16, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

TEPCO vows to swiftly pay up on issue of dumping water

  • April 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s top coal power company scraps plan for new plant

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:32 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Samsung and Renesas rush to restore chip production by summer

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:45 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: After Toshiba president’s resignation, firm must proceed with transparency

  • April 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Emergency restriction on U.S. beef imports ends

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Japan reports fewer ASDF scrambles in FY2020

  • April 19, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

DM Kishi visits Yonaguni, stresses importance of Taiwan’s stability

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawa LDP requests Senkakus be included in next Okinawa promotion plan

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 65th consecutive day

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan to move quickly to bolster defense capabilities

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 18, 2021

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 17, 2021

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 16, 2021

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Stable ties with China are important: Japan spokesman

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Opposition parties rebuke Suga over results of summit with Biden

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

FOCUS: Suga facing growing hurdles on road to Olympic success

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

With Washington visit, Suga straps into foreign policy pilot’s seat

  • April 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

CCS Kato ”disappointed” by comfort women statues at German museum

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Diet commissions must finish debate on bill to revise referendum law

  • April 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

FNN Poll: Majority welcomes PM Suga’s visit to U.S.

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet support rate edges up to 36 pct, Jiji poll

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

60 pct in Japan support dual surname system, Jiji poll

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:49 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Nearly 40 pct in favor of canceling Tokyo Games, Jiji poll

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAXA and ANA team up to track surface emissions

  • April 19, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

INTERVIEW: Japan to raise greenhouse gas reduction target

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAL eyes shift to sustainable aviation fuels by 2040

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Focus: Japan gov’t under pressure to target deep CO2 cut in 2030

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SoftBank’s drones keep mobile network alive in disaster-hit Japan

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:07 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan, U.S. should work together on climate change, decarbonization efforts

  • April 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 7:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

PM Suga holds teleconference with top Pfizer official

  • April 18, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

GOJ cautious about declaring COVID-19 state of emergency

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Opposition group hears opinions from Uyghur association

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Sri Lankan mother seeks truth behind daughter’s death at Japan detention center

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s proposed immigration law revisions deal fresh blow to refugees

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:49 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19-relaed IT systems causing headaches

  • April 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 8:48 a.m.
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

15,000 seniors vaccinated, double Japan gov’t data: Kyodo survey

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

IOC’s Bach to visit Japan in May for relay ceremony, Suga meeting

  • April 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:16 p.m.
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic chief denies possibility of canceling games

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan focuses on protecting image of Fukushima products

  • April 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Children with foreign roots a growing social issue in Japan

  • April 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: UNESCO must avoid political abuse of Memory of World registry program

  • April 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 18, 2021)

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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