July 20, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • July 20, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • July 20, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan hand Raymond Greene becomes interim U.S. ambassador in Tokyo

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan considers reassigning diplomat in South Korea after gaffe

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan vows support for Panama in quality infrastructure development

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:17 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to assist Southeast Asian countries with stable food supply

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea presidential hopeful aims to change attitudes on Japan

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: China and Taiwan’s ‘unrestricted vaccine warfare’

  • July 19, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China, Russia must not use U.N. to legitimize their repressive regimes

  • July 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Concerns remain after lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in England

  • July 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. seeking Quad summit in Washington in September 

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan, Europe condemn China over cyberattacks 

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

South Korean president decides not to visit Tokyo for Olympics 

  • July 20, 2021
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

More company presidents to steer clear of Olympics opening ceremony

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei , Kyodo
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ECONOMY

MGM-Orix group plans to invest 1 trillion yen in Osaka IR project

  • July 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Vox Populi: Bank of Japan is overstepping with new climate change program

  • July 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt keeps economic view unchanged in July

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:17 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nippon Steel Engineering wins new Thai natural gas contract

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:43 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota decides not to air Olympics-related TV ads

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Okinawa officials conduct onsite survey of treated wastewater at MCAS Futenma

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 157th consecutive day

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Govt requires foreign tech students to submit detailed background

  • July 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Difference remains over method of PFOS discharge

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

David Eaglin takes command of 18th Wing at Kadena Air Base

  • July 17, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. and allies accuse China of cyberattacks in new stage of tensions

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:20 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

British carrier strike group to call at Japanese ports in September

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 3
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine in Okinawa arrested for drunk driving

  • July 27, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 19, 2021

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Suga spends recent weekends conferring with economists

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

From LDP ‘prince’ to punchline: What happened to Shinjiro Koizumi?

  • July 19, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet approval rating sinks to record low of 31%, Asahi survey

  • July 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:46 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

70% dissatisfied with GOJ’s slow vaccine rollout

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Nine more Olympics-related COVID-19 cases confirmed

  • July 20, 2021
  • , NTV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

TV, mobile phones to share frequency spectrum in Japan

  • July 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan govt to support development of small satellite constellation

  • July 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Will BOJ’s fund program be effective decarbonization assistance?

  • July 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hokkaido to ask GOJ to issue quasi-state of emergency for Sapporo

  • July 20, 2021
  • , NHK, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics swayed by opinions on social media

  • July 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 21
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Fukushima gov. says S. Korea’s Olympic food avoidance “regrettable”

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12;31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

WHO chief planning to visit Japan during Olympics

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

2 Americans get jail terms for helping ex-Nissan’s Ghosn flee Japan

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ex-green beret gets 2-year term for helping Ghosn’s escape

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 11 key prefectures (July 18, 2021)

  • July 19, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:18 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japanese municipality staff busy supporting foreign Olympians

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

The turbulent journey to the opening of Tokyo 2020

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

3 people with Olympic-related jobs test positive for coronavirus

  • July 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

More S. African Olympic soccer players deemed close COVID contacts

  • July 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan approves COVID antibody cocktail used to treat Trump

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: He can run, but can he escape?

  • July 17, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Two Americans given prison sentences for helping Ghosn escape from Japan

  • July 20, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

U.S. female Olympic gymnast tests positive for COVID-19

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary
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