May 20, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 20, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 20, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan virus spike stymies Tsai’s push for economic break from China

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:46 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea establishes ministry of information industry

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Indo-Pacific stability can be enhanced by European engagement

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to support vaccine rollouts in developing nations

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:54 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Two Myanmar diplomats in Tokyo dismissed by junta 

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to bar entry of foreigners from Thailand, six other countries 

  • May 20, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

USFK commander nominee comments on North Korea 

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese who received Biden checks should return them, says IRS

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 00:47 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Analysts say Olympics unlikely to boost economy

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Flaws found in antiterror measures at Fukushima No. 2 n-plant

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:48 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s exports jump 38 pct in April to hit record high

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:07 p.m.
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ECONOMY

More radiation checks on food than required being conducted across Japan

  • May 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:34 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Trial rice planting starts in evacuated Fukushima town

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:15 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Development Bank of Japan to boost ESG funding up to 80% to $50bn

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:32 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan maglev train project still stalled by environmental concerns

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:57 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Local residents launch new citizens group to oppose Yokohama IR plan

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Visitors to Japan total 10,900 in April

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 96th consecutive day

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Sumitomo Heavy let machine gun design leaks to China

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Shukan Shincho , p. 35
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SECURITY

Japan to scrap 1% GDP cap on defense spending: Minister Kishi

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:25 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: Japan should stop being irresponsible

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Commentary: Gov’t must explain increase in defense spending

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Tamaki requests new Okinawa promotion and development act

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 20
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SECURITY

Japan Coast Guard to deploy patrol vessels to Yamatotai again this year

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Japan Diet approves defense logistics pact with India

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:43 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 19, 2021

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Editorial: Revise law to end long-term detention at immigration facilities

  • May 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:47 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary – Managing the U.S. and China: Japan’s best way forward

  • May 18, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

MHLW to boost drug development through drug price revisions

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

Gender quota for political candidates dropped from Japanese bill

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:33 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s NTT and SKY Perfect JSAT to develop data center in space

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

IOC ready to send medical staff to Tokyo Olympics

  • May 20, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

IOC Chairman Bach to visit Japan on July 12

  • May 20, 2021
  • , TV Asahi
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SOCIETY

Study: Pfizer vaccine proves effective 12 days after 1st jab

  • May 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to issue vaccination papers for people going abroad

  • May 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 19 key prefectures (May 18, 2021)

  • May 19, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:37 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Pros and cons of holding the Tokyo Olympics during a pandemic

  • May 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:57 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

List of Hiroshima atomic bomb victims aired out

  • May 19, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Immigration law revision proposal scrapped due to Suga’s poor polls

  • May 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Rewards offered to Osaka lawyers who fight against ‘hostage justice’

  • May 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ to ask foreign governments to ban VIPs from meeting athletes at Olympics

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

U.S. suspends imports of Uniqlo shirts over Uyghur concerns

  • May 20, 2021
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