June 28, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 28, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news  

  • June 28, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

More Japanese appointed to senior positions at international bodies

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

INTERNATIONAL

Firm led by former Japanese minister in JV linked with Myanmar military

  • June 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:32 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Hong Kong’s voice for democracy is silenced

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China seen as top U.S. partner in Asia, Japan more reliable, MOFA poll

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:47 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

First Lady likely to attend Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony 

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide AstraZeneca vaccines to four ASEAN nations 

  • June 26, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

TEPCO abandons plans to restart Kashiwazaki-Kariya nuclear plant by end of FY2021

  • June 28, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

More Japanese firms tie in with Australia’s bid to become ‘hydrogen giant’

  • June 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan weighs curbs on activist investors for national security: minister

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:24 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Toshiba shareholders demonstrate distrust in its corporate governance

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Repair flaws to strictly monitor foreign investment in broadcasting

  • June 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Inflation finally catches up to Japan, via Netflix and Apple

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Editorial: Increase in the minimum wage now a pressing issue

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Effectiveness of revised Foreign Trade Act under question

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

ECONOMY

Japan completes ratification procedures for RCEP

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan to propose increasing tuna catch quotas

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Marine commandant comments on U.S. defense posture review

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 135th consecutive day

  • June 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Asia security forum delayed, Japan-N. Korea contact unlikely: sources

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese coast guard ships sail in Japanese waters

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Okinawa gov’t must counter moves to strengthen U.S. bases

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

50th anniversary of Okinawa reversion: U.S. Marine exercises deter China

  • June 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. serviceman suspected of DUI struck pole, injuring female passenger

  • June 28, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawans living in presence of U.S. bases seek compromise

  • June 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

New commander of U.S. Army in Japan assumes post

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 27, 2021

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

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 26, 2021

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 25, 2021

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Suga upholds Japan’s apologies for wartime aggression, comfort women

  • June 25, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: A summer of competition for the LDP-Komeito coalition

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

10 Lower House seats to be reallocated to correct vote-value gaps

  • June 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Review lower house constituencies based on changes in population

  • June 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Tokyo assembly election campaigning kicks off

  • June 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:38 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan party execs seek voter support in Tokyo assembly poll

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:19 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Issues other than Games, COVID-19 must be debated in Tokyo campaigns

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Some in LDP favor no Lower House dissolution

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to name Nakajima, Kono secretaries to prime minister

  • June 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

MOD regional cooperation bureau chief Suzuki to lead ATLA

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Nakajima Junichi promoted to FSA chief

  • June 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei digital , 7:39 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Shoda Yutaka to be appointed as new vice-minister for global environment

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Arai Yutaka promoted to MAFF Vice-Minister for International Affairs

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Takeuchi Yoshiaki promoted to MIC Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Unemoto to be Japan’s 1st female superintending prosecutor

  • June 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

2 elite METI officials held for scamming subsidy program

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: The Sower

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Governor Koike to remain hospitalized for several more days

  • June 28, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

One in three Japanese say Olympic Games should be spectator-free, Nikkei poll

  • June 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:46 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kono remains top pick for next prime minister, Nikkei poll

  • June 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

41% say they will vote for the LDP in Lower House election, Nikkei poll

  • June 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

LDP likely to be largest force in Tokyo assembly election, Kyodo poll

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:52 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Tomin narrows gap with LDP ahead of Tokyo assembly election, Yomiuri poll of Tokyoites

  • June 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Large majority of Tokyoites remain skeptical about holding Olympics this summer

  • June 28, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan’s particle observatory upgrading from ‘Super’ to ‘Hyper’

  • June 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

UFO research institute opens in Fukushima, first of its kind in Japan

  • June 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

All volunteers at Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to be vaccinated against COVID-19

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ alarmed by signs of virus resurgence in Tokyo metropolitan area 

  • June 28, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Tokyo’s lack of guidance leaves diplomats unvaccinated on front line

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan lobbies countries to accept its vaccine passport

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:36 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan may get herd immunity for COVID-19 by mid-Oct.: study

  • June 25, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Emperor’s aide in hot water for Olympic, virus comment

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EDITORIAL: ‘Holes’ in virus measures for Games must be filled in quickly

  • June 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Media mix: Journalists fear land-purchase law may hit local residents

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Big in Japan: Road signs that point to a ‘post-corona’ Japan

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Focus: Olympics may bring more risks than economic benefits for Japan

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:24 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hackers attacked JOC computer system in breach not made public

  • June 25, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 11 key prefectures (June 24, 2021)

  • June 25, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 5:05 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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

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

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Not all Japanese towns are shrinking: 300 show how it’s done

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:44 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Wartime nurse, 92, picked as oldest messenger of peace

  • June 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 11:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Yamashita re-elected for 2nd term as JOC president

  • June 25, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

IOC Chairman Bach to visit Hiroshima around July 16

  • June 27, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Postal savings book of Japanese soldier to be returned to bereaved family

  • June 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition , Kyodo
  • JMH Summary
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