May 27, 2021

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  • May 27, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • May 27, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Departing U.S. envoy hails boost in Taiwan’s defense capabilities

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to let Myanmar students and interns stay after visas expire

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:14 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

No longer top dog, Japan languishes at fifth place in foreign aid

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

IHI bets on safer micro nuclear reactors with U.S. startup

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Kissinger school fades to background as China engagement loses shine

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:38 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

The number of Japanese embassies grew by 40% in 30 years

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

5 years on: Grassroots efforts growing in U.S. after Obama’s Hiroshima visit

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

5 years on: A-bomb survivor gained influence after hug with Obama

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:31 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

China rejects release of Japan-based scholar

  • May 26, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Belarus’ outrageous forced landing of plane threatened aviation safety

  • May 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Ministry faces questions over Fukushima decontamination

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:56 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

As Japan ponders data rules, 40% of financial firms send user info overseas

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan power supply-demand balance seen very tight this summer

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese firms double down on online sales in China amid tourism halt

  • May 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt lowers economic assessment amid weak consumption

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Toxic chemical residue found in rivers in Okinawa

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 103rd consecutive day

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Japanese government offices hacked

  • May 26, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Crew member missing from MSDF helicopter carrier off Fukushima

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: China’s space ambitions target satellites, a US vulnerability

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Key data for debate on Aegis defense system needs disclosure

  • May 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Hitachi to offer online cybersecurity training for infrastructure firms

  • May 25, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 26, 2021

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan gov’t to launch new economic strategy panel in summer

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 0:08 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP, CDP agree to arrange debate of party heads

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:54 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Diet enacts bill to revise public offices election law

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

Japan Diet OKs bill on achieving carbon neutrality by 2050

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan charges into green tech race, eyeing solid-state battery prize

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

COVID-19 vaccination in Japan reaches 10 million

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Ghosn says Greg Kelly is innocent

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo
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SOCIETY

Moderna vaccine to be used at workplaces

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 30
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Opinion: LDP lawmaker’s spectacularly offensive remarks further embarrass Japan

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Thorough anti-infection measures needed to realize Tokyo Olympics

  • May 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:22 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympics/ Nations scrap ‘national house’ culture plans due to pandemic

  • May 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hit by pandemic, struggling shops end ‘protection pay’ to yakuza

  • May 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 18 key prefectures (May 24, 2021)

  • May 26, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 12:45 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 26, 2021)

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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