June 7, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 7, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • June 7, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, S. Korea unlikely to hold summit on fringes of G-7 meeting

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan set to soon ratify convention against forced labor

  • June 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Xinjiang human rights issues potentially affect all industries

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Shukan Diamond , pp. 8–9
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan takes aim at China-backed Confucius Institutes

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:02 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russia protests over Japanese fishing boat

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:27 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

What’s behind surging tensions in the Taiwan Strait?

  • June 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, British finance ministers discuss climate change

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:44 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to donate 750,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan 

  • June 7, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan thanks Japan for donating COVID-19 vaccines 

  • June 5, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam, Malaysia 

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia to hold virtual 2+2 meeting on June 9 

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Putin says Russia ready to continue peace treaty talks with Japan 

  • June 5, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

G7 health ministers discuss pandemic preparedness 

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to extend $10 million in aid to Gaza 

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Editorial: Move to revive chip industry must be based on sound strategy

  • June 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kozu not to serve 4th term as Rengo chief

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:34 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Feature: Japanese rice dealers turn to China amid domestic consumption drop

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Wood shortage and soaring prices threaten lumber industry in Japan

  • June 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

G7 finance chiefs agree on global minimum tax of at least 15%

  • June 6, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 114th consecutive day

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Sankei digital
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan plans to require permission to provide security technology to some researchers

  • June 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan eyes developing standoff missiles for vessels, fighter jets

  • June 5, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

China’s incursions over Malaysia add to South China Sea disputes

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:28 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military “keeps mum” about accidents on its official Facebook page

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. Marine missing after being carried out to sea

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. serviceman arrested for breaking and entering

  • June 7, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
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SECURITY

China sets record for activity near Senkaku Islands

  • June 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships sail near Senkaku Islands for record 112 days straight

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kishi expresses worries over China coast guard law

  • June 4, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:47 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Tokyo Games organizers latest to be hit by data breach, info leak

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

German Navy considering visit to Japan

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Defense Minister Kishi condemns Chinese vessels’ operations near Senkakus

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 6, 2021

  • June 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 5, 2021

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 4, 2021

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP focusing on solidifying organized support in upcoming Tokyo assembly election

  • June 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: LDP to propose digitalization of parliament

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:58 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Suga’s approval rating sinks to record low, Yomiuri poll

  • June 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:04 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

68% feel pandemic fatigue in Japan, Yomiuri poll

  • June 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:11 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • June 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 19
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Over 70% feel pandemic fatigue in Japan, Cabinet Office poll

  • June 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:35 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan Diet enacts bill to reduce plastic waste

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

EXCLUSIVE: Japan to use more dams to reduce emissions

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan govt report emphasizes decarbonization

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan pressed to drastically change methods to achieve 46% reduction goal

  • May 28, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Corporate Japan fights to keep up in quantum computing

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ wary of experts’ plan to offer recommendations on Olympics

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan to extend quarantine for travelers from UK to six days  

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan launches study to verify COVID vaccines’ effects on citizens

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 18 key prefectures (June 3, 2021)

  • June 4, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:22 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (June 6, 2021)

  • June 7, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Information on divorce procedures offered in English

  • June 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

U.S. citizen arrested on suspicion of import and possession of liquid marijuana

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games pose risk for Kansai’s already strained medical system

  • June 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Duty free shopping data busts quarantine busters in Japan

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo 2020 chief bats off criticism of Olympic organizers

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Early vaccinations of prison inmates in Japan uncertain

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

SOCIETY

Japan to look for foreign residents without vaccination tickets

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan preparing to vaccinate citizens overseas

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

New ambassador enjoys exploring Tokyo on foot

  • June 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 7:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Naomi Osaka shows what a real champion is made of

  • June 5, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Marriages in Japan hit post-World War II low in 2020

  • June 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

2011 disaster museum complete in Ishinomaki

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Atomic bomb victims list update begins

  • June 6, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:42 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Media mix: The damage done by a lengthy appeals process

  • June 5, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Strengthen safety net to protect vulnerable households amid pandemic

  • June 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Dr. Omi and the Knights of the Subcommittee

  • June 6, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Prime Minister Suga cancels reception for Tokyo Olympics

  • June 5, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary
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