July 14, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • July 14, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • July 14, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese companies corralling land around world

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

FOCUS: Pandemic clouds Japan’s hopes of active diplomacy during Olympics

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: The best chance for peace in Afghanistan is now

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to extend $5.8 mil. in humanitarian aid for crisis-hit Myanmar

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Trashing Xi Jinping

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to offer coronavirus vaccines to three Asian neighbors 

  • July 14, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

First Lady to attend Tokyo Olympics 

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japanese energy companies selling off fossil fuel rights

  • July 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 12
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ECONOMY

Japan NRA inspects TEPCO over N-plant security flaws

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:17 p.m.
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ECONOMY

FOCUS: Southeast Asia COVID surge hits Japanese firms’ supply chains

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:34 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Astellas bets on gene therapies with $100m plant in US

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:22 a.m.
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ECONOMY

70% of Yokohama voters opposed to casino resort, Kanagawa-Shimbun-JX Press joint poll

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 21
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ECONOMY

Mitsui to invest $2.7bn to develop data centers in Japan by 2026

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:58 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Coronavirus-linked dismissals top 110,000 in Japan

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:38 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Make ‘Prime’ a top-tier market with attractive stocks in TSE realignment

  • July 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:54 p.m.
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ECONOMY

U.S. weighs digital trade deal with Asian partners

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Container falls off U.S. military helicopter into waters off Okinawa

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 151st consecutive day

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Japan sees Taiwan clash as serious threat to its security

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:21 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

80% of criminal offenses committed by U.S. military members not prosecuted

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 26
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SECURITY

Editorial: Japan’s defense white paper shows increasing threat posed by China

  • July 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:47 a.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Defense white paper lacking ideas for dealing with China

  • July 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:20 p.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: South China Sea must be governed by transparent laws

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:05 p.m.
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SECURITY

S. Korea lodges protest against Japan over defense white paper

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:42 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan defense paper focuses on closer China-Russia military ties

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:30 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan should start “freedom of navigation” operations

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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SECURITY

Japan MSDF conducts 1st joint drill with British aircraft carrier

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:20 p.m.
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SECURITY

China reacts sharply to Japan’s defense white paper

  • July 14, 2021
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SECURITY

Container falls off U.S. military aircraft in Okinawa

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 13, 2021

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga Cabinet’s low approval rating sparks call for reshuffle

  • July 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:07 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan gov’t under fire for plan to use lenders to enforce alcohol ban

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:31 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan asks Italy, Greece and others to take ‘vaccine passports’

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:33 p.m.
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POLITICS

SoftBank’s investment strategy in China unchanged: CFO

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:22 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Only 28% of Tokyo voters approve of Suga’s rule, Yomiuri poll

  • July 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:54 p.m.
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SCIENCE

U.S. military wants to discharge PFAS-contaminated water after diluting it

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Space start-ups sharply increase in Japan

  • July 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 8:21 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to be reduced for certain municipalities

  • July 14, 2021
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SOCIETY

4 Olympic staffers busted in Tokyo for cocaine use

  • July 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:48 p.m.
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SOCIETY

4 Olympic staff from U.S., Britain arrested over alleged cocaine use

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:06 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Chinese Olympics team frustrated with Japan’s lax COVID-19 measures

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 11 key prefectures (July 12, 2021)

  • July 13, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:26 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (July 13, 2021)

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan govt to help nationals return from Indonesia

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:14 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japanese firms bring workers back from Indonesia

  • July 14, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SOCIETY

Reconstruction monuments unveiled ahead of Tokyo Games

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:12 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics athletes’ village opens quietly amid COVID-19 fears

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:14 p.m.
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SOCIETY

20 tril. yen of Japan FY 2020 virus stimulus packages yet to be used

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo’s state of emergency lacks options to stop rising infections

  • July 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:21 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan hits back at UNESCO draft resolution on Gunkanjima

  • July 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:06 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Suga to hold talks with IOC chief 

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei , Kyodo
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SOCIETY

Police arrest four Tokyo Olympics staff members for alleged drug use 

  • July 14, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
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EDUCATION

Some Japanese universities resume study abroad programs

  • July 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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