May 18, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 18, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • May 18, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide 2.4 billion yen in grants to India and Myanmar

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

No brain injuries found among Japanese diplomats: spokesman

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:48 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China agree to promote virtual tourism

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:57 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Vietnam leaders oppose China’s maritime actions in phone talks

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Moon weighs ‘Quad lite’ at Biden summit

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:21 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Seoul may join hands with Quad members  

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

MOFA urges Japanese to evacuate from Gaza 

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan’s GDP shrinks 4.6%

  • May 18, 2021
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ECONOMY

Galaxy Entertainment pulls out of Yokohama casino resort project

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:13 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Itochu takes top stake in US semisolid-battery developer

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:26 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan producer prices up 3.6 pct in April

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

LDP to launch parliamentary league on supply chains 

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 94th consecutive day

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

Editorial: Suga should show actual sympathy for Okinawa’s long suffering

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:05 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. Navy captain says multinational drill contributes to stability

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:34 p.m.
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SECURITY

SDF jets stand in to assess noise of U.S. training on southern island

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested on DUI charge

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
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SECURITY

Japan to restrict use of foreign tech in telecom, power grids

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:31 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Nine Chinese, Russian warships travel near Japan

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 17, 2021

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan party calls for Andrew Yang-style universal basic income

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:57 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

NHK Party changes name

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Suga administration’s public support rate plummets

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet approval rating ties record low of 33%, Asahi survey

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:10 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

83% against holding Tokyo Olympics this summer, Asahi survey

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:45 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

China rocket debris spurs calls for limiting space junk

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:58 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japanese astronaut to lecture from ISS

  • May 17, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 1:20 a.m.
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SCIENCE

Vaccine rollout especially slow in urban areas

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

LDP exec calls for decision on Tokyo Games spectators in early June

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Justice Min to meet family of deceased Sri Lankan

  • May 18, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Gov’t to make cannabis use a crime

  • May 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 41
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SOCIETY

Base sequence may be related to severe COVID-19 symptoms

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Seniors fill up slots fast for 1st mass vaccination in Tokyo, Osaka

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:35 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Pressure grows for Japan to call nationwide state of emergency

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 17, 2021)

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Vox populi: Expert panel reveals backbone in unity against response to virus

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:40 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan draws up measures to support young carers

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:07 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Host towns lose out by canceling of pre-Olympic training camps

  • May 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:10 p.m.
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SOCIETY

U.S. stimulus checks arrive out of the blue, confuse elderly Japanese

  • May 16, 2021
  • , Asahi digital , 5:00 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Japan eager to improve quality of elementary school education

  • May 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:59 p.m.
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