June 21, 2021

 Morning Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 21, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • June 21, 2021
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan, ROK begin talks on North Korea

  • June 21, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan stepping up vaccine diplomacy to counter Chinese influence

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:27 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: The Biden-Putin summit through Tokyo’s eyes

  • June 20, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S.-Russia summit only 1st step toward improved bilateral relations

  • June 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Biden starts off strong in Europe

  • June 11, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Failure to intervene in Myanmar same as consenting to junta’s rule

  • June 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

S. Korea court rejects appeal from ex-comfort women on Japan assets

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:07p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview/ Daniel Ellsberg: Smart statesmen can make bad decisions leading to nuclear war

  • June 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Japan must disavow pacifism and embrace collective defense

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Fed must tread carefully in exploring ways to scale down monetary easing

  • June 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Top diplomat to assume key security post at Kantei

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese Consulate in Chicago donates sushi to local healthcare workers

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

55% of major firms store personal data overseas, gov’t study

  • June 12, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

ANA, JAL use biofuels on domestic flights

  • June 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

BOJ chief aims to help business ‘return to normal’

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to start importing poultry meat from Britain

  • June 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 08:57 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese coast guard ships enter Japanese waters

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Some fear more surveillance of public as result of land use law

  • June 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

North Korean hack targets South’s nuclear power research

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan mulls dropping plan to procure U.S.-made anti-ship missiles

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 20, 2021

  • June 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 19, 2021

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 18, 2021

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 17, 2021

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

How Japan’s vaccine drive turned into a comeback story

  • June 20, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Any coalition with Communist Party would collapse soon: CDP leader

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Focus: Next 3 months make or break for Suga

  • June 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Too many variables ahead of Lower House election in fall

  • June 17, 2021
  • , Asahi , p.2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan to focus on greener society, digital for pandemic recovery

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Chip supply chain a top priority in Suga’s first economic plan

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:38 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Lower house speaker: 2-power bloc politics preferable to 2-party system

  • June 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:24 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Economic, fiscal policies should be how-to manuals, not mere wish lists

  • June 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan maglev critic reelected Shizuoka gov, claiming green mandate

  • June 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:22 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Insufficient debate held in Diet on overcoming pandemic difficulties

  • June 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Ruling camp’s refusal to extend session a slap in the face to Diet

  • June 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ex-justice minister Kawai given 3-year term over vote-buying

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Court gives tough sentence in case involving large-scale vote-buying

  • June 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:57 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Restoring trust in politics key now that Kawai is behind bars

  • June 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cabinet member likely to run for Yokohama mayor 

  • June 20, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

86% in Japan fear COVID rebound if Tokyo Olympics held, Kyodo poll

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:59 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • June 21, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

53% say Tokyo Games should be held without spectators, Asahi poll

  • June 21, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • June 21, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet approval almost flat at 33 pct, Jiji poll

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:29 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

40 pct in Japan want Tokyo Games canceled, Jiji poll

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:26 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Majority in Japan support emergency clause, Jiji poll

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

BOJ to promote investments, loans to address climate change

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Exclusive: Japan eyes new grants for regional decarbonization

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

For Japan, kicking the coal habit will be no easy task

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:29 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Ryugu asteroid samples show presence of water

  • June 17, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

IBM opens quantum computing research center at University of Tokyo

  • June 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japanese tech to slash green hydrogen costs by two thirds

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:17 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s eRex plans coal-to-biomass power plant conversion

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Experts call for stringent anti-virus measures for Tokyo Olympics

  • June 19, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Tokyo, Osaka to allow alcohol to be served under strict conditions

  • June 19, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Number of Olympics support personnel from overseas to be reduced by 70%

  • June 19, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Over 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan’s strict refugee screening system drawing attention

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Basketball star Hachimura flagbearer candidate for Japan at Olympics

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games athletes’ village with anti-virus steps unveiled to media

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Ending state of emergency must not be allowed to cause new resurgence

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

SOCIETY

Editorial: Mr. Suga, do you realize health risks in staging Olympics?

  • June 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

G-7 Summit changed experts’ plan to advise Japan gov’t on Olympics

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Push to get big companies to move away from carbon

  • June 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Tokyo Olympics should be held without spectators

  • June 18, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SOCIETY

97% of surveyed major Japan firms plan workplace COVID vaccinations

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

U.S.-based soccer player Yokoyama comes out as transgender

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Data journalism soars in the time of COVID-19

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:25 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 15 key prefectures (June 17, 2021)

  • June 18, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:31 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (June 20, 2021)

  • June 21, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Three’s a crowd!

  • June 20, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Foreign student crisis spurs Australian states to reopen doors

  • June 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:07 a.m.
  • English Press
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