April 21, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 21, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • April 21, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korean court dismisses comfort women lawsuit

  • April 21, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese leader Xi to attend climate change summit

  • April 21, 2021
  • , NHK, NTV
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

New Zealand hesitant to expand “Five Eyes”

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Comment: Threat of Chinese sanctions tests Japan’s resolve on Taiwan

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:33 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Xi takes swipe at U.S. by urging restraint from ‘meddling’

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China state media stays quiet on Taiwan as Beijing seeks U.S. dialogue

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:11 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Philippines discuss concerns about China

  • April 21, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga denies possible military involvement over Taiwan

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: U.S. and Japan gear up for a new era of competition with China

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association’s Taipei office raises Japanese flag

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Sankei digital , 8:27 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan mourns death of former U.S. Ambassador Mondale

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-U.S. ambassador made great contributions to Japan-U.S. relations

  • April 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:31 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Obituary: Mondale remembered as a statesman who listened to Okinawa

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:31 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan welcomes EU’s new commitment to Indo-Pacific region

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan targets Vietnam for first ASEAN oil-sharing deal

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:52 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan foreign minister to visit Britain, East European nations

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese Embassy in Myanmar lodges protest

  • April 20, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Suga reports to Diet on results of U.S.-Japan summit 

  • April 21, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan, U.S. plan to keep watch on Rakuten after Tencent investment

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan proposes grid expansion for offshore power push

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Ibaraki fishermen oppose n-plant water release plan

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov. vows to discuss releasing treated water into Osaka Bay

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Global competition to reduce corporate tax rates has reached limit

  • April 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 67th consecutive day

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. hints at trimming nuclear weapons budgets but seeks to maintain deterrence

  • April 10, 2021
  • , Asahi digital , 7:00 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan Coast Guard considering to introduce drones

  • April 20, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Cyberattacks on Japan aerospace industry exploited ‘zero-day’ flaw

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Survey: Japan universities lax on tracking researcher ties to foreign recruitment schemes

  • April 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 10:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

ASDF to conduct demonstration flights near Mageshima

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 20, 2021

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan PM Suga to skip war-linked Yasukuni shrine visit: sources

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Calls for extra budget emerge from ruling LDP

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:43 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Japan govt to keep FY 2025 primary surplus target

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:58 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

PM Suga sends ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine

  • April 21, 2021
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

59.9% approve of outcomes of PM Suga’s visit to U.S., Sankei-FNN poll

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Hamburgers on the Moon? Astronaut jokes with Suga about lunar project

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Osaka asks GOJ to issue fresh state of emergency

  • April 21, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

GOJ to dispatch 90 nurses to Osaka

  • April 21, 2021
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SOCIETY

Osaka to go dark as Japan prepares to reimpose COVID emergency

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to receive 50 mil. additional doses of Pfizer vaccine

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan firm to start regenerative medicine trial for COVID patients

  • April 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 12 key prefectures (April 19, 2021)

  • April 20, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:56 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 20, 2021)

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Basic issues left unaddressed by move to revise immigration law

  • April 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Vox Populi: Time to consider cutting our losses, canceling Tokyo Olympics

  • April 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic athletes to undergo daily saliva testing

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:08 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan’s local governments get creative to incentivize vaccinations

  • April 20, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: No exit?

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

GOJ, Olympic organizing committee to decide cap on spectators in June

  • April 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary
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