June 24, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 24, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news  

  • June 24, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Russia begins drills on Japan-claimed islands

  • June 24, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden tweets support for transgender soccer player Yokoyama

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Mystery of the Diet’s avoidance of condemning China

  • June 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea reiterates reluctance to hold bilateral talks with U.S.

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

S. Korean appeals court to hear “comfort women” case in November

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Time for Japan to concede South Korea has better defense strategy

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. North Korea policy focuses on China deterrence: Watanabe Tsuneo

  • June 22, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s media crackdown in Hong Kong is beyond comprehension

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Pertamina, Japanese firms join hands for low-carbon tech research

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: China’s ‘guochao’ nationalism

  • June 23, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERVIEW: Japanese aide vows to support WTO head on reform

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ to host Pacific islands summit remotely next month

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

TEPCO begins process to scrap Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant

  • June 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Shimane nuclear reactor clears regulatory screenings for restart

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kuroda briefs Suga on BOJ’s coronavirus steps

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

National Police Agency to open “cyber bureau”

  • June 24, 2021
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

Two Chinese ships leave Japanese territorial waters near Senkakus

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

MOD reconsiders use of live ammunition in GSDF joint exercises

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Ceremony marks 76 years since Battle of Okinawa ended

  • June 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa marks 76th anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa

  • June 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: 76 years after war, Okinawa continues to be trampled upon

  • June 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Develop dialogue on reducing Okinawa’s base-hosting burden

  • June 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

PFOS, PFOA exceed benchmark values at 21 sites in 12 prefectures

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense chief criticizes China’s rapid arms buildup

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 23, 2021

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Abe, Aso support Suga gov’t with eye to new LDP leadership

  • June 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei digital , 11:30 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Yano to become new Japan vice minister of finance

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:07 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Kaide to become Japan vice reconstruction minister

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP rejects opposition demand for deliberations on “Akagi file”

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

METI to invest 10 billion yen in advanced semiconductors for post-5G era

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

SCIENCE

Second Ugandan athlete tests positive for COVID-19 

  • June 24, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Over 10 million Japanese fully vaccinated against COVID-19 

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Signs point to virus resurgence in Tokyo 

  • June 24, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan’s top court says forcing couples to share surname constitutional

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Harris, Merkel and Ardern: Japanese women ask what about us?

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:46 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Will the Olympics be ‘safe and secure’ or a superspreader event?

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:42 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics draws near, but enthusiasm lacking

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

One-month countdown to Olympics sees mixed emotions

  • June 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

A quarter of ticket holders to lose place at Tokyo Games

  • June 23, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 11 key prefectures (June 22, 2021)

  • June 23, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:31 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (June 23, 2021)

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

TRENDING@JAPAN

Alerts don’t spoil story for surprise-averse Generation Z 

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Business Insider Japan
  • Trending@Japan

TRENDING@JAPAN

As Kyodai’s signboards vanish, so does its tradition of dissent and liberty

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • Trending@Japan

TRENDING@JAPAN

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