July 16, 2021

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  • July 16, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • July 16, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

China pressuring Japan’s local assemblies that call out human rights issues

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Uniqlo says no forced Xinjiang labor used in making its products

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. deputy secretary of state to visit Tokyo for trilateral talks

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:36 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s top diplomat kicks off tour of Central America and Cuba

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:12 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia agree on tech cooperation for decarbonization

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. deputy secretary of state to visit Tokyo for trilateral talks 

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Mainichi , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Uniqlo says its production in China involves no human rights issues 

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Japan mulls extending maximum reactor lifespan beyond 60 years

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Taiwan’s TSMC considering semiconductor production in Japan

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:44 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Interview with head of Huawei Japan: U.S. sanctions affect our procurement in Japan

  • July 15, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 8
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japanese side may retrieve fallen U.S. military container

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 153rd consecutive day

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

GSDF Yoshida is security strategist well-acquainted with current situation

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 2
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SECURITY

U.S. Marines hold drill in Japanese for better partnership with SDF

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military employee arrested on suspicion of obstructing official duties

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
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SECURITY

U.S. Air Force aircraft briefly lands at Taipei airport, irking China

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

11-nation joint military drills begin in Australia 

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

Japan to deploy F-35Bs at ASDF base in Miyazaki 

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Asahi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 15, 2021

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Another secretary of LDP’s Kishida infected with COVID-19

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Former Japanese minister Hayashi vows to switch to Lower House

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Hayashi to run for 4th term as Yokohama mayor

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:16 p.m.
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POLITICS

11 nations participate in massive US-Australian military drills

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:43 a.m.
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POLITICS

Yokohama Mayor Hayashi expresses intention to run in next mayoral race

  • July 16, 2021
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SCIENCE

Olympic athletes having close contact with COVID-19 carriers allowed to compete

  • July 16, 2021
  • , NTV, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan to resume production of radioactive materials for medical use

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Tokyo reports 1,308 new cases of COVID-19

  • July 16, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Kanagawa, Chiba mull asking GOJ to impose state of emergency

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun
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SOCIETY

The latest changes to Japan’s quarantine measures: July 15

  • July 15, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Taiwan-born novelist Li Kotomi nabs Akutagawa Prize

  • July 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

IOC president’s Hiroshima visit fuels suspicions about his true intent

  • July 15, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

IOC’s Bach asked Suga to allow fans if COVID situation improves

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 0:07 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan gov’t seeks punishment for noncompliant Olympic visitors

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:26 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Olympians may break quarantine to compete if pre-event test negative

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:08 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

One-week countdown to Tokyo Olympics begins

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

How Japan can help tackle East Asia’s coronavirus surge

  • July 15, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: With one week to go, daunting holes in isolation ‘bubble’

  • July 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:19 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo organizers withhold identity of Olympian who tested positive

  • July 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:08 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Vox populi: Games being held when even going to the beach still banned in Japan

  • July 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 11 key prefectures (July 14, 2021)

  • July 15, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:42 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (July 15, 2021)

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

“Special Flight” remark confuses Japanese in Indonesia

  • July 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:51 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Twitter blames AI for freezing accounts critical of government

  • July 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:41 p.m.
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SOCIETY

New residence for emperor’s family shown at Imperial Palace

  • July 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Syringe vault

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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SOCIETY

IOC president Bach assures Tokyo of safety of Olympics

  • July 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Pay attention to facts on the ground in drawing up coronavirus measures

  • July 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:47 p.m.
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