April 30, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 30, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • April 30, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide emergency aid to India

  • April 30, 2021
  • , NHK, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

“Duties” of 282 Chinese nationals hired by Japanese mission

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Shukan Posuto , p. 129
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Russian diplomats flee North Korea amid economic woes

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t to hold off on conducting exchange programs on Northern Territories

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea to designate export processing zone for iron ore

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan asks Canada to fight anti-Asian hate crime

  • April 30, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese support engagement with crisis-hit Myanmar, MOFA survey shows

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:43 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: RCEP trade pact hands China a global edge, for now

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:34 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Can American democracy be saved?

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:28 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Biden: ‘We are in a competition with China to win the 21st century’

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:50 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: Biden, at 100 days, faces mixed outlook on diplomacy to counter China

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

FOCUS: Japan faces conflict risk amid U.S.-China tension

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China’s new maritime law fines ships that violate its waters

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:57 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: After three U.S. strikeouts, will Afghanistan be the fourth?

  • April 29, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Biden says “America is on the move again” 

  • April 30, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China passes legislation to boost power of maritime authorities 

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea resumed maritime trade with China in March 

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

SBI names ex-vice ministers as outside directors

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Can Rakuten dispel concerns over outflow of information to China?

  • April 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fukui governor ignored condition for restart of aging nuke plants

  • April 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan faces nuclear reckoning as retired reactors restart

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan OKs decommissioning plan for Fukushima No. 2 n-plant

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:34 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Effectively use existing nuclear power plants for stable electricity supply

  • April 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Last planned coal plant project in Japan scrapped amid green push

  • April 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi SpaceJet builder slashes capital 99% to offset losses

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:12 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan approves RCEP

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Newly appointed DOD official official comments on Futenma relocation

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

New laundry facility on Camp Kinser much bigger than previous one

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 76th consecutive day

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan boosting vigilance against Chinese navy ships

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: SDF’s ability to repel cyber-attacks must be strengthened without delay

  • April 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa Prefecture helps women having relationship problems with U.S. servicemen

  • April 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 29, 2021

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 28, 2021

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Abe increasing political presence in Japan

  • April 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 9:23 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

848 preparing to run in Japan general election

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

CDPJ’s Edano in difficult position over election collaboration with JCP

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p.4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

“DPFP won’t join administration with JCP,” declares Tamaki

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

LDP lawmaker Iwai to run for Shizuoka governor

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan Upper House constitution panel holds 1st debate in 3 yrs

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Will digital vaccination certificates be a shot in the arm for intl travel?

  • April 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Opposition demands truth come out over Sri Lankan’s death

  • April 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: It’s time to make tough call on whether to stage Tokyo Olympics

  • April 30, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

88% say coronavirus discrimination exists, Yomiuri mail-in poll

  • April 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Carmakers to cooperate on connected vehicles

  • April 28, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 6:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan lags behind other nations in reopening borders

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ may provide financial assistance to doctors who support vaccination after hours

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Ex-EU leader Tusk among 117 foreigners decorated in Japan

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to tighten borders for arrivals from 4 U.S. states, India, Peru

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hashimoto prepared to hold Olympics with no spectators

  • April 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to test all Olympic athletes for COVID-19 on daily basis

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Large infection risk found in 30% of asymptomatic virus patients

  • April 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Regulators explore new methods to evaluate vaccines for latecomers

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 13 key prefectures (April 27, 2021)

  • April 28, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:15 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (April 29, 2021)

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Emperor, Empress talk online with March 2011 disaster sufferers

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Number of homeless people in Japan hits record low

  • April 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Vaccine slowpoke

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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