May 19, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 19, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 19, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi calls for “diplomatic boycott” of Beijing Olympics

  • May 19, 2021
  • , NHK, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

US, Russia and China seek edge as battle for Arctic heats up

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:46 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese envoy to Japan raps Quad grouping as “100% outdated”

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China extends South Pacific reach by funding runway project

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:47 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China-N. Korea trade skyrockets in April amid shipment resumption

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Critic: Ministry survey intended as PR for policy on Myanmar

  • May 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Prevent Israeli-Palestinian clashes from escalating into regional conflict

  • May 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: What about Beijing 2022?

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan to pour cash into domestic chipmaking, following US and China

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Strong-performing companies should invest in growth areas to boost GDP

  • May 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:52 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Half of Japanese companies in India order employees home: survey

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:39 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

96 pct of new university graduates in Japan get jobs

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 95th consecutive day

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Commentary: China may take over Taiwan’s remote islands

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Mageshima base plan threatens endangered deer subspecies

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Mainichi evening edition , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

French warships visit Okinawa

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Suga’s political fate could be determined in next three weeks

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Toyo Keizai digital
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 18, 2021

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan shelves immigration bill with controversial refugee changes

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

CCS Kato, Rengo’s Kozu discuss employment assistance

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan faces crisis as overwork drains pool of policymakers

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:29 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan Diet enacts anti-stalker law amendment

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Hard to dissolve Lower House with Cabinet support rate dropping

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Doctors’ groups call for cancellation of Tokyo Olympics

  • May 19, 2021
  • , AERA , Jiji
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

JAXA trials very remote control machinery

  • May 18, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Gov’t considers developing more hub ports for offshore wind power

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

More local governments to launch large-scale vaccination centers 

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Family of dead Sri Lankan meet Justice Minister

  • May 18, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Coronavirus scares away some Tokyo games volunteers

  • May 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 18, 2021)

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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