May 21, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 21, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • May 21, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Suga cancels trip to Singapore

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Leverage ODA to press Myanmar to end oppression, FM Motegi

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan ready to freeze all Myanmar development aid: Motegi

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Pressure Myanmar through multilateral collaboration

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese government’s new vaccine strategy to be announced at vaccine summit

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Russia eager to promote ties with Japan thru COVID-19 fight

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Moon’s goals for Biden summit: vaccines and North Korea progress

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cambodia’s Hun Sen: ‘If I don’t rely on China, who will I rely on?’

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:28 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

‘Old’ Quad strategy risks provoking China: Malaysia’s Mahathir

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

India foreign minister says China thaw hinges on border peace

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:28 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia to hold 2+2 meeting online 

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

CCS Kato comments on dismissed Myanmar diplomats 

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan’s Motegi, USTR Tai discuss vaccine patent waiver

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:45 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

A behind-the-scenes look at the selection of the next Keidanren chair

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan should tap the great potential of carbon-free geothermal resources

  • May 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Close look at role of Hardy Barracks and issues surrounding it

  • May 20, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 97th consecutive day

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan OKs extension of SDF dispatch to U.N. mission in S. Sudan

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:40 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 20, 2021

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan LDP puts off LGBT bill approval amid cautious view

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Immigration law needs a complete overhaul, not just minor changes

  • May 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to officially approve use of Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines today

  • May 21, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Okinawa to be added to prefectures under COVID-19 state of emergency

  • May 21, 2021
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Location checks on overseas arrivals to be increased

  • May 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan approves Moderna, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo metropolitan gov’t to open mass vaccination venues

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s tightened travel bans trigger confusion

  • May 20, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games workers to self-collect saliva samples for COVID testing

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:07 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Experts: Virus numbers still too high to lift state of emergency

  • May 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese companies introducing vaccine leave for workers

  • May 20, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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

  • May 20, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:46 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 20, 2021)

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Substantially fewer people watch TV, NHK Japanese Time Use Survey

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 34
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SOCIETY

Japan Upper House panel OKs bill for juvenile law revision

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan eyes law revision to protect sex crime victims’ info

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Drug found via iPS use effective in delaying ALS progression

  • May 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:41 p.m.
  • English Press
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