May 10, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 10, 2021
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  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 10, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Biden and Suga bond built on more than just countering China

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s global messages lack dignity, only work against own country

  • May 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:31 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

The truth of the Senkaku issue and the search for a diplomatic solution

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Sekai , p. 23, pp.29-31
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

China’s progress in advanced semiconductor technology slows

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Domestic legislation blocks Japan on Genocide Convention

  • May 10, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: World shares India’s pain with growing COVID-19 crisis

  • May 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Poland sign action plan on economic, security ties

  • May 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

FM Motegi holds talks with top diplomats from Eastern Europe 

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan pharma industry opposes U.S. backing for vaccine patent waiver

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:22 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan must move to carbon neutral support for Southeast Asia

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan chip material makers ramp up output in South Korea and Taiwan

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

10 Japan firms may have links with Myanmar’s military junta

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:02 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Takeda bets on Japan R&D hub for next blockbuster drug

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Another security breach at TEPCO nuclear plant uncovered

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Exports of China-made electric vehicles to Japan surge

  • May 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Pentagon Japan policy director comments on Futenma relocation

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 86th consecutive day

  • May 10, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

New U.S. Indo-Pacific chief to visit Japan in 2nd half of May

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:49 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

French amphibious assault ship anchored in Okinawa

  • May 7, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Three U.S. service members arrested over weekend

  • May 10, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 21
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 9, 2021

  • May 10, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 8, 2021

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 7, 2021

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

PM Suga mulls dissolving Lower House by end of September

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

LDP, CDPJ postpone voting on revisions to immigration control law

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Abe rallies conservative base amid speculation over comeback

  • May 9, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Snap election likely to be held in autumn 

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Cabinet disapproval exceeds approval 

  • May 10, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Only 23% approve Japan’s pandemic response, plunging to record low, Yomiuri poll

  • May 10, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:14 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

59% say Olympics, Paralympics should be canceled, Yomiuri poll

  • May 10, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:45 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • May 10, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Decarbonization of ports on the agenda to reduce CO2 emissions in Japan

  • May 10, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 10:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Space startup to support drug design at ISS

  • May 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan starts full talks on safety standards for flying cars

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ extends state of emergency in response to rapid spread of variants

  • May 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Criticism of GOJ’s failure to curb COVID-19 outbreak grows

  • May 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan’s new COVID-19 cases top 7,000 for first time in four months

  • May 9, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Japanese whaling company to build new vessel  

  • May 10, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan asking all prefectures to set up mass vaccination centers

  • May 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan depends on overseas vaccines due to 30 years of inaction

  • May 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:34 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Over 200,000 signatures collected for Tokyo games cancellation

  • May 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Make progress in vaccination drive after state of emergency extension

  • May 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Unwarranted optimism hallmark of inept COVID-19 policy

  • May 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Vox populi: Public’s refusal to social distance is nudge needed to scrap Games

  • May 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo hospital posts messages on windows: ‘Stop Olympics’

  • May 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s offices, schools and nurseries become COVID hotbeds

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:09 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan faces specter of fanless Olympics as COVID threat rises

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:39 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to tighten border controls for India

  • May 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cooking classes taught by foreign embassies’ staff members prove popular

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition , Lead
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Drug use up, burglary down as Japan’s COVID crisis changes crime

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

SOCIETY

IOC chief’s visit to Japan likely to be canceled

  • May 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 15 key prefectures (May 6, 2021)

  • May 8, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:05 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Shrine visit

  • May 9, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 9, 2021)

  • May 10, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

EDUCATION

Online study abroad programs attracting attention amid pandemic

  • May 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:51 p.m.
  • English Press
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