May 28, 2021

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HEADLINES

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  • May 28, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • May 28, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

The case against appointing “Rahmbo” Emanuel as U.S. Ambassador to Japan

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Asahi digital , 9:00 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

TPP ministers to discuss Britain’s membership

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:23 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan and EU name Taiwan in joint statement for first time

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:52 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: WHO must reject Beijing’s pressure to exclude Taiwan

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

5 years on: Slow, steady shift in U.S. opinion on nukes

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Strong U.S.-South Korea ties needed

  • May 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan grabs more international posts, but China is gaining fast

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:03 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan mulls provision of COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan 

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Leaders of Japan, EU call for peace and stability in Taiwan Strait 

  • May 28, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea reacts strongly to Japanese map including Takeshima 

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

China justifies indictment of scholar for espionage charges 

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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ECONOMY

Japan draws up new strategy to boost food exports

  • May 27, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Asahi Shimbun logs record net loss amid virus crisis

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

BOJ assets quadruple to $6.5 tril. under Kuroda’s aggressive easing

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 104th consecutive day

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 28
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Missile tests for sea-based Aegis system to further bloat price tag

  • May 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa governor asks GOJ to reduce base-hosting burden

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 27, 2021

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SCIENCE

Can Japan and Toyota win the solid-state battery race?

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ to extend COVID-19 state of emergency to June 20

  • May 28, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Universities across Japan receive bomb threats

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan steps up efforts to keep Indian variant out as cases rise

  • May 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan parties agree on postal voting by coronavirus carriers

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Fujifilm unit launches kit to detect Indian variant

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Don’t give up on Tokyo Games!

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Expert: To hold Olympics, Tokyo cases must fall below 100 a day

  • May 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Scientists see flaws in IOC virus measures for Tokyo games

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Organizing committee official stresses economic benefits of Tokyo games

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan to promote flows of people to regional areas

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Exclusive: Japan to offer gov’t officials leave for vaccinations

  • May 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 18 key prefectures (May 26, 2021)

  • May 27, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:38 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 27, 2021)

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan high court backs bathroom restriction on trans official

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Advocacy groups ask Japan gov’t to rethink harsher anti-cannabis law

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan’s World Heritage sites require fine balance of preservation and use

  • May 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Eyes wide shut

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

EDUCATION

Japan weighs letting undergrads use credits gained in high school

  • May 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:02 p.m.
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