May 17, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 17, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • May 17, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

With Rahm Emanuel, Biden gives Tokyo exactly what it asked for

  • May 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Keep Rahm Emanuel as far away from Tokyo as possible

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Released journalist resolved to tell stories about Myanmar

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Limitations of Japan’s aid to Myanmar

  • May 13, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 13
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INTERNATIONAL

Rally held in Tokyo to show support for Palestine

  • May 14, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:56 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China raps Japan’s plan to refer to Taiwan in annual defense report

  • May 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Surprise check: Biden stimulus mailed to Japanese by mistake

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:39 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Ex-adviser: Trump prepared U.S. to square off against China

  • May 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Consumer boycotts in China are contemptible attack on foreign firms

  • May 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan, ROK leaders to hold meeting in UK

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

LDP calls for accession to Genocide Convention

  • May 15, 2021
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ECONOMY

International rating system eyed for fuel efficiency of large ships

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan enacts bills to enhance shipbuilders’ int’l competitiveness

  • May 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:55 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Investor protection must be top concern when considering SPACs

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 93rd consecutive day

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Commentary: Why France is a welcome security partner for Japan

  • May 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Gov’t designates cyberattacks as national risk

  • May 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Commentary: The ever-finer line between cyberwar and shooting wars

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:51 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

INTERVIEW: Okinawa governor wants to enhance local tourism, ICT

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa paying the price for U.S. rule, COVID-19 crisis

  • May 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S., Japan, France conduct island defense drill in Kyushu

  • May 16, 2021
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SECURITY

Okinawa marks 49th anniversary of reversion to Japan

  • May 15, 2021
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 16, 2021

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 15, 2021

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 14, 2021

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Councillors

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Takeshita faction slips to third largest in LDP

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Sri Lankan’s death fuels debate on long detentions in Japan

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:09 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Minister: Honor late Sri Lankan’s relatives’ wish

  • May 14, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 3:56 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Scholars seek scrapping of immigration law reforms

  • May 14, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Political maneuvering begins for LDP presidency

  • May 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:56 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Political parties eager to have more female lawmakers

  • May 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Minister Koizumi discharged from hospital after appendicitis surgery

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Catch me if you can

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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OPINION POLLS

More than 80% opposed to Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in July

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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OPINION POLLS

Nearly 60% say Tokyo Olympics in summer should be canceled, Kyodo poll

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:06 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet support falls to record 32.2 pct, Jiji poll

  • May 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:49 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll on the Constitution

  • May 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1662] – pp. 4–6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

38.1 pct opposed to ocean release of n-plant water, Jiji poll

  • May 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Promote leading efforts of local decarbonization as examples for nation

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan startup to give new life to one-of-a-kind recycling plant

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:05 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese, Russian astronauts hold online class

  • May 17, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Concern over UK variant prompted experts to defy PM Suga 

  • May 15, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

About 10 million doses of COVID-19 still sitting in warehouses 

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ to boost COVID-19 testing capacity 

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Suga determined to convene Tokyo Olympics as planned

  • May 15, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

More people die of COVID-19 in Osaka than in Tokyo 

  • May 17, 2021
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SOCIETY

Special favors alleged at foreign trainees’ agency

  • May 16, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Heeding expert opinion key to solving the COVID-19 crisis

  • May 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Inconsistencies in emergency steps must be resolved to avoid confusion

  • May 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo gov’t officials increasingly concerned about Olympics

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Interview: Paralympic boss confident of this summer’s Games

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

60% feel it is hard to raise children in Japan, Cabinet Office survey

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gov’t panel warns of widening gender gap in Japan due to pandemic

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:39
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Take measures to facilitate speedy vaccination of the elderly

  • May 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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

  • May 16, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:26 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 16, 2021)

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Organizers unveil Paralympic symbol to mark 100 days to go

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:38 p.m.
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