May 6, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 6, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 6, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Moon Jae-in’s visit to US tinged by promises to China

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:24 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-“comfort women” to appeal S. Korea court ruling dismissing case

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: School textbooks should be precise in terminology for ‘comfort women’

  • May 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese research vessel seen operating within Japan’s EEZ off Okinawa

  • May 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:12 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese military vessel sails between Yonaguni Island, Taiwan

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Will China use new law to justify intrusions into Japanese waters?

  • May 2, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea’s ruling party elects hardliner on Japan issues

  • May 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cenotaph tribute to POWs killed in A-bombing of Nagasaki

  • May 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan requested U.S. to amend neutrality over Senkakus in 1970s

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:15 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

G-7 echoes Biden and Suga on need for Taiwan Strait stability

  • May 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:58 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Canada to cooperate to promote rule of law

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Britain confirm stronger security cooperation

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: U.K. navy returns to Indo-Pacific amid concerns over China assertiveness

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:24 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan offers aid to Bosnia-Herzegovina

  • May 2, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 1:01 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Slovenia backs Japan holding Tokyo Games as planned

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:46 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Will ASEAN’s actions match its tough talk on Myanmar

  • May 1, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

JICA helping kids in India with hygiene habits

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Will Biden be able to lay groundwork to successfully compete with China?

  • May 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

A new type of Britain-Japan alliance

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

G7 foreign ministers agree on denuclearization of North Korea 

  • May 5, 2021
  • , All national papers , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japanese, ROK push for total denuclearization of North Korea 

  • May 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press, Kyodo News
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Blinken comments on U.S. policy toward North Korea 

  • May 5, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Biden administration completes review of North Korea policy 

  • May 2, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kim Jong Un’s sister slams defectors’ leaflets 

  • May 3, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Human rights to gain place in Japan’s corporate governance code

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:37 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan companies scrutinize human rights in supply chains

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Companies need ‘economic security executive,’ Japan says

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:28 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese companies ditch Chinese drones over security concerns

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan battles Chinese and Korean strawberry and whisky copycats

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Estate makes $2bn push into U.S. data centers

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Maximum of 4.8 trillion yen needed to expand cross-regional power network

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

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Corp. to boost renewable energy in power generation business

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JAMA aims to electrify all new vehicles by 2035

  • April 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Women and temps hit hardest by Japan’s job market upheaval

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:47 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan March jobless rate falls to 2.6 Pct

  • April 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:50 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Murata to mass-produce all-solid-state batteries in fall

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Senior Japanese diplomat tapped as assistant to WTO chief

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Rakuten CEO rejects concern over Tencent’s investment

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

U.S. military to conduct flight drills on Ioto Island

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan lines up Toshiba and NEC for quantum research group

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 81st consecutive day

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan wary of Crimea-like takeover of Taiwan

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. eyes using Japan’s submarines to ‘choke’ Chinese navy

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:41 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan was wary of U.S. military taking control over Fukushima crisis

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan develops drone with encryption tech to prevent data theft

  • May 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan enhancing defense of Nansei Islands

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan MSDF ship, French frigate conduct drill off Okinawa

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

New U.S. Indo-Pacific commander to visit Japan

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Mainichi , Kyodo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

U.S., Japanese military chiefs confirm U.S. commitment to Senkakus

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

U.S., Japan hold extended deterrence dialogue

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 4, 2021

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 3, 2021

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 2, 2021

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 1, 2021

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 30, 2021

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Suga shows no enthusiasm for constitutional revision

  • May 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP becoming less eager to amend Constitution

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga makes little progress in abductions, territory

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:59 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Next Lower House election a test of women’s empowerment

  • May 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

CDPJ’s change of stance helps break debate deadlock

  • May 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

After 3 years of gridlock, CDPJ about-face opens door to vote on referendum law

  • May 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Former Prime Minister Abe backs Suga’s re-election as LDP president

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Trend in five-poll average Cabinet support rate and Cabinet support rate in Social Survey Research Center poll

  • May 6, 2021
  • , Saitama University Social Survey Research Center
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of April 2021 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1661] – pp. 8–11
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Over 60% say gender equality not realized in Japan, Kyodo News poll

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:00 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Voters evenly split on need for revising the Constitution, Asahi poll

  • May 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Feature: 1st nationwide survey sheds light on young carers in Japan

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:15 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion evenly divided on govt handling of pandemic, Yomiuri mail-in poll

  • April 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese logistics firms focusing on reducing emissions

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:41 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Clothes in Japan help emit 95 mil. tons of CO2 a year, mostly overseas

  • May 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:13 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Railway industry leads Japan’s decarbonization drive

  • May 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 10:11 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

EXCLUSIVE: Japan-Europe collaboration eyed to promote offshore wind power

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese, American astronauts return to Earth from ISS

  • May 3, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ to decide whether to extend state of emergency this week 

  • May 6, 2021
  • , All national papers digital
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan likely to approve Moderna vaccine on May 21

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

QAnon theorists find following even among Line users in Japan

  • May 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Detained Japanese journalist charged in Myanmar

  • May 4, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:03 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Up to 300 people per day breaking self-quarantine pledge in Japan

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese opposition speaking out against holding Tokyo Games

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Persecution due to gender to be factor in refugee applications

  • May 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan devises first homegrown PCR tests for Indian COVID strain

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:35 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan scientists urge use of PCR tests to detect COVID superspreaders

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:42 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Asian startups jump into developing vaccine passports

  • May 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Only 20% of healthcare workers have received 2nd shot, Yomiuri survey

  • May 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 13 key prefectures (May 1, 2021)

  • May 2, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:43 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

U.S. startup to test small-dose COVID vaccine in Japan this summer

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s minister of loneliness gets flood of foreign media interviews

  • April 30, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: More young people look to Marx amid pandemic, climate crisis

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Number of children in Japan down for 40 yrs in row

  • May 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Justice Ministry tapped by Google to filter YouTube content

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Life after foster care no bed of roses for many

  • May 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press
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