May 24, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 24, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • May 24, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s World and Mizuno to stop use of China’s Xinjiang cotton

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korean cargo ship sinks off Shimane Pref.

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 26
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INTERNATIONAL

No plan to lay pipeline to transport natural gas to Japan: Gazprom

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeking greater influence on WTO

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-abductee resumes campaign for abduction victims

  • May 24, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should hold candid talks with China at security summit

  • May 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Use Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire as opportunity for Middle East peace

  • May 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan says visa status of 2 axed Myanmar diplomats still valid

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., ROK leaders reaffirm close coordination to denuclearize North Korea

  • May 23, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

South Korean envoy to present credentials to Emperor

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

KEPCO chief aims to become leader in hydrogen use

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

Chamber of commerce asks METI to quickly restart nuclear power plants

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Make semiconductors a Japan-U.S. alliance priority

  • May 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s hidden hydropower country taps water for carbon neutrality

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 04:26 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

LDP establishes taskforce on building resilient supply chains

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 100th consecutive day

  • May 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

GSDF live-fire drill held with scenario for defending remote islands

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

UK flattop departs for Asia

  • May 24, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 23, 2021

  • May 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of LDP project team’s recommendations on human rights policy

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 22, 2021

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 21, 2021

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Stiffer penalties under revised juvenile law from April 2022

  • May 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Juvenile Law’s ideals must not change even after revisions

  • May 24, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japanese government to scrap proposed amendment of broadcast law

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

EXCLUSIVE: LDP lawmakers may be urged to lead eco-conscious efforts

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Support for Suga cabinet drops to record low

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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POLITICS

LDP politicians voice strong opposition to LGBT legislation

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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OPINION POLLS

2021 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll on Labor

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1663] – pp. 6–7
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SCIENCE

Okinawa lawmakers visit Embassy to ask U.S. military to vaccinate Japanese base workers

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan firms look to launch ‘space data center’

  • May 21, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to continue coal power plant exports despite G7 accord

  • May 23, 2021
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SCIENCE

IOC determined to go ahead with Tokyo Olympics amid pandemic 

  • May 22, 2021
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SCIENCE

Almost 78,000 foreign stakeholders to attend Tokyo Olympics  

  • May 22, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

GOJ likely to extend COVID-19 state of emergency through June 

  • May 22, 2021
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SCIENCE

Moderna to produce COVID-19 vaccines in Japan 

  • May 22, 2021
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Deporting journalists violating coronavirus measures may be difficult

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Health center pulls advisory against dining with foreigners

  • May 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 19 key prefectures (May 20, 2021)

  • May 21, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:19 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 23, 2021)

  • May 24, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Tokyo 2020 lays out medical plans for pandemic Olympics

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Moderna CEO eyes producing COVID vaccine in Asia

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Young people with COVID-19 need to be careful of aftereffects

  • May 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

How COVID-19 is altering consumer behavior in Japan

  • May 24, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan pulse: Calling out the elephant in the blogosphere

  • May 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Optimist in Chief?

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 11
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SOCIETY

New film ‘Along the Sea’ focuses on exploitation of foreign trainees

  • May 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Whale research facility to be built in Taiji, Wakayama Pref.

  • May 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 8:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan files claim against U.N. report criticizing Ghosn arrest

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Museum about history of Japanese in N.Y. opens online

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

US appetite for Japanese movies and TV grows during lockdown

  • May 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese lawmaker says being LGBT goes against preservation of species

  • May 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:09 p.m.
  • English Press
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