July 6, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • July 6, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • July 6, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Jill Biden, U.S. first lady and community college educator

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Building a strong alliance and brighter future

  • July 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to let asylum-seeking Myanmar soccer player stay 6 months

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:53 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Smuggling across China border may have brought COVID-19 into DPRK

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Kim warns North Korea food crisis threatens state security

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:35 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign ministers of Japan, Latvia hold meeting

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan urges Myanmar to prevent repeat of raids on embassy, aid staff

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China outspends US in ASEAN investment blitz

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:14 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan seen facing difficulties over China policies

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan offers vaccines to Taiwan-friendly islands in the Pacific

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:46 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Chinese Communist Party has lessons to keep from fallen dynasties

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan sends sympathy over mudslide in Japan

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-South Korea storm clouds Moon’s decision on Olympic visit

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ROK leader may attend Tokyo Olympics 

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Asahi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea eager to reduce reliance on Japan for key materials

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges to provide coronavirus vaccines to Pacific island states

  • July 3, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Xinjiang labor clouds solar sector as panel prices swell

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Chip shortages starting to affect electronics sector

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. trade deficit with Japan narrows 17.5% in May

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Sumitomo Electric to produce 5G chips in U.S. amid shortage

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mihama No. 3 reactor returns to full operations

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:45 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Scandal-hit Mitsubishi Electric supplied train equipment for NY, London

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Electric used fake-data program in years of deception

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Pandemic adds to uncertainty around Japan’s minimum wage hikes

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

ECONOMY

Japan Inc recovers appetite for foreign acquisitions

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan likely to continue aircraft fuel tax cuts

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:22 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Opinion poll & results of Nikkei survey of 100 major companies

  • July 1, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 14
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Editorial: Tankan survey shows improvement but not yet strong economic recovery

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

ECONOMY

BOJ downgrades economic views on Chugoku, Shikoku regions

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Strictly monitor IT giants’ monopoly over smartphone operating systems

  • July 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 143rd consecutive day

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. military uses private pier in Yokohama for “military purpose”

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan, Australia to boost defense ties, Japanese ambassador says

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

How to deal with DPRK’s nuclear development: Interview with former UN expert Takeuchi

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yaeyama Nippo , p. 13
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan to test 5G-based smart SDF base

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Russia frets over Japan-U.S. defense drills

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4: 00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

COVID tracing apps subject to cyberattacks during Olympics

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to bulk up cybersecurity units for nation’s defense

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan, Philippines start 1st joint air force drills

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MSDF eyes active sonar for its submarines

  • July 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:42 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

British defense chief to visit Japan

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Russia to conduct missile test within Japan’s EEZ

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

NSC chief Kitamura to step down tomorrow

  • July 6, 2021
  • , TBS
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 5, 2021

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

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 4, 2021

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 3, 2021

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 2, 2021

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for July 5-11

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s No. 2 raises possibility of joining US in defending Taiwan

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:22 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

FOCUS: Sense of crisis spreads in LDP toward general election

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:49 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Underwhelming Tokyo result offers LDP a warning for general election

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

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Former Nagano Governor Tanaka to run for Yokohama mayor

  • July 6, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

LDP’s Yamaguchi to retire from politics

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Commentary: Why politicians make the switch from Upper to Lower House

  • July 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

FOCUS: Koike may struggle after Tokyo poll amid mounting tasks

  • July 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:19 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Pandemic anxiety, frustration over Games reflected in Tokyo election

  • July 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

CDPJ, JCP emphasize ‘united front’ in Tokyo assembly election

  • July 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:18 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Vaccine shortage leads to LDP’s ‘crushing defeat’ in Tokyo election

  • July 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:49 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Exit polls: Stance on Olympics influenced 55% of Tokyo voters

  • July 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ruling coalition fails to win majority in Tokyo legislature 

  • July 6, 2021
  • , All national papers
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of June 2021 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • July 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1667] – pp. 8–11
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Serbian Olympic athlete tests positive at port of entry

  • July 5, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

American biochemist, two others to receive Kyoto Prize

  • July 5, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japanese private rocket launched successfully

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Major Tokyo Olympic events will likely be held without spectators 

  • July 4, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Nationwide vaccine rollout slows down abruptly

  • July 3, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Police on high alert for violent protests against Olympics

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Helping foreign workers in Japan pays off for small auto parts maker

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

0.19 pct get immediate Moderna vaccine side effects in Japan

  • July 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 11 key prefectures (July 4, 2021)

  • July 5, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:51 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (July 5, 2021)

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

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Criminalize marijuana use in Japan to stop its abuse by young people

  • July 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Games no one wants to watch

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Former PM Abe says Olympic opponents are “anti-Japanese” 

  • July 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi digital
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japanese woman allegedly killed in Florida by former U.S. service member 

  • July 4, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

EDUCATION

Big in Japan: Japan’s teachers are fed up with staying after school

  • July 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press
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