April 28, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 28, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 28, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan public-private fund exposed to potential losses in Myanmar

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China’s spokesman draws flak for using ukiyo-e to rap Fukushima water

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to help vaccinations in 31 developing nations

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: To prevent war in Taiwan Strait, Japan needs to unite with U.S.

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Economic issues, once divisive, now bind Japan and the U.S.

  • April 27, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Navy’s mass retirement of vessels to dent Taiwan deterrence

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:05 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan names new ambassadors to Iceland, Cuba

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:44 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China, South Korea displeased with Japan’s diplomatic bluebook 

  • April 28, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese armada passes between Okinawa islands toward Pacific  

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan’s parliament OKs RCEP free trade deal

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:59 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan allows 1st restarts of nuclear reactors older than 40 years

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:49 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to regulate digital ads under law on IT giants

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Stop digital ad market practices from eroding ‘quality of information’

  • April 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:22 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Whistleblowing system for generic drugs eyed in Japan

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

METI to commercialize synthetic fuel by 2040

  • April 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

U.S.-China frictions worry Japanese firms caught in middle

  • April 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s K-shaped recovery emerges in home prices amid COVID crisis

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan, Australia, India to build resilient supply chains 

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 74th consecutive day

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

Japan tightens rules on tech theft to safeguard research with U.S.

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Gov’t to set up research organization on advanced technology

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SECURITY

Gov’t to set up research institute for economic security

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
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SECURITY

SDF meticulously follows COVID-19 protocols

  • April 19, 2021
  • , Asahi evening edition , p. 8
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 27, 2021

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Councillors

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan foreign minister to visit Britain, 3 Eastern European countries

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Slow vaccinations, impending Games complicate political calendar

  • April 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga should heed public rebuke sent by LDP’s 3 election losses

  • April 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:59 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan aiming to double number of geothermal plants: Koizumi

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Marubeni takes on space development, technology to remove personally identifiable data

  • April 27, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 3
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

JAXA poised to open its doors to move diverse astronaut candidates

  • April 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 12
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SCIENCE

GOJ anxious to finish vaccinating elderly by end of July

  • April 28, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

COVID-19 resurgence reported in rural areas

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Number of U.S. base workers in Japan continues to grow despite revised SOFA standards

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SOCIETY

Health ministry panel to make decision on Moderna vaccine on May 20

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 13 key prefectures (April 26, 2021)

  • April 27, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 5:02 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 27, 2021)

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Kawasaki Heavy to roll out robot-conducted PCR tests for COVID

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Masters winner Matsuyama to receive prime minister’s award

  • April 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:36 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Group seeks release of journalist held in Myanmar

  • April 27, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Marriage equality in Japan: finally within reach?

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:18 a.m.
  • English Press

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