June 1, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 1, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • June 1, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

‘China bill’ calls for longer US government fellowships in Taiwan

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:31 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea’s tiptoeing on Taiwan avoids Beijing backlash

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:03 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

S. Korea court to rule in June on 16 Japan firms’ wartime labor case

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Momentum for Japan-S. Korea summit not building up

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:37 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China lambasts Japan-EU summit joint statement referring to Taiwan

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Taiwan will lay the foundation for democracy with Japan, U.S.

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Wedge , pp. 18-21
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese gov’t confirms safety of sailors detained by Russia

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ASEAN and India prepare for Olympics as opposition grows in Japan

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

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

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Vietnamese migrant workers fall sharply amid COVID-19 pandemic

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:58 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: As China’s peaking population ages, can Beijing maintain stability?

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

UK prime minister expresses support for Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics 

  • May 29, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide additional assistance to India 

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan mulls emergency assistance for Gaza 

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Caroline Kennedy may be tapped as envoy to Australia 

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

TSMC’s Japan project attracts over 20 participant companies

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toshiba, others to form partnership on quantum technology

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:15 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

New Keidanren head vows to create decarbonization plan

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:50 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japanese government to install 30,000 EV quick chargers

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Foreign business chambers urge Japan to speed up vaccine rollout

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:34 p.m,
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tokyo bourse’s governance guidelines to include human rights issues

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:56 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

New renewable energy trading market to open in November

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Toyota to recycle hybrid and EV batteries for renewable energy use

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:07 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fukushima plant to add tanks for radioactive water storage

  • May 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Over 500 kilograms of tortoise shell seized by Japan in 2000-2019

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Exclusive: Japan annual report to warn against protectionism

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:21 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan April jobless rate rises to 2.8 pct

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:22 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Imports at Narita Airport hit record high in Apr.

  • May 31, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Seafood production in Japan hits record low

  • May 31, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Sony and Suzuki join investors focused on digital transformation

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Effective measures needed to ensure sufficient supply of electric power

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 108th consecutive day

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

4 China govt ships sail in Japanese waters off Senkakus

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. soldiers deployed for joint Japan-U.S. training to stay at Sagamihara

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 18
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. seaman plows into parking lot in Shizuoka, killing 85-year-old

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Indonesia looks to triple submarine fleet after Chinese incursions

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:24 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

ASDF to deploy radar unit to Ogasawara to counter Chinese carrier-based aircraft

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Form seamless territorial security system to protect Senkaku Islands

  • June 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:56 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Australian frigate makes port call at Yokosuka

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 31, 2021

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 30, 2021

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 29, 2021

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 28, 2021

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan moves closer to regulating land acquisitions over security concerns

  • May 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Focus: Showdown seen intensifying as end of Japan Diet session nears

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Former Japanese Ambassador to U.N. Kenzo Oshima dies at 78

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Former UN Under-Secretary-General Oshima dies

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 26
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

LDP veterans working to bolster junior lawmakers’ foundations

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP seeks govt support for Taiwan on joining WHO

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

94,000 signatures submitted to LDP over remarks on LGBT

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP gives up on submitting LGBT bill during current Diet session

  • May 29, 2021
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  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Suga’s approval rating plumbs new depths as emergency drags on, Nikkei poll

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kono most favored for next prime minister again, Nikkei poll

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Suga Cabinet drops to 40%

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Tiny robot developed by JAXA, toymaker for lunar probe

  • June 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan targets 1,000 hydrogen stations by end of decade

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:54 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan extends state of emergency for nine prefectures until June 20

  • May 29, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Tokyo to relax some of its restrictions on commercial facilities

  • May 29, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan to vaccinate people under 65 regardless of underlying conditions

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

MHLW panel approves administering Pfizer vaccine to 12- to 15-year-olds

  • May 29, 2021
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SCIENCE

Governors call for tougher measures against Indian strain of COVID-19

  • May 30, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

235 cases of COVID-19 Indian variant confirmed in Japan

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Kato: Vietnam’s hybrid COVID-19 variant ‘not found in Japan’

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: With emergencies extended, pull out all the stops on vaccination efforts

  • May 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Where’s the solid science needed to overcome pandemic?

  • May 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Study: Japan’s mask culture may be nurtured from infancy

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Commentary: What is really behind the calls to cancel the Olympics?

  • May 30, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan can’t call it quits if IOC says Olympics must go on

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:48 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Toward Tokyo, Paralympians show resilience in pandemic hardships

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Komeito vaccine survey shatters rosier outlook by the government

  • May 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan planning faster approval for vaccines in emergencies

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Myanmar athletes express protest against coup

  • May 31, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 8:27 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign nursing students in Japan puzzle over scholarship terms

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Immigration bureau sued for locking up 17 foreigners in small room

  • May 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

No. of Japan visas issued in 2020 drops record 87% due to pandemic

  • May 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ad with bamboo spears, virus was message ‘not to repeat mistakes’

  • May 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Can a four-day workweek solve Japan’s labor market issues?

  • May 30, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Imperial couple attend annual tree planting event remotely

  • May 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

G7 trade ministers agree to eliminate forced labor

  • May 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Percentage of female national public servants hired in April hits record high  

  • May 29, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 18 key prefectures (May 30, 2021)

  • May 31, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:03 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (May 31, 2021)

  • June 1, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation
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