July 26, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • July 26, 2021
  • , NHK, NTV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • July 26, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Transcript: Biden’s No. 2 diplomat on Olympics, North Korea, ASEAN

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan defense chief Kishi mulls visit to Vietnam around mid-Aug.

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:29 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Caribbean countries to work closely toward rules-based order

  • July 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. First Lady interacts with Suga’s wife over Japanese culture

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Emperor meets with U.S. first lady before Olympic opening

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan emperor meets foreign dignitaries ahead of start of Olympics

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:44 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Emperor Naruhito wants beacon of hope from Olympics

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to donate oxygen concentrators to Myanmar

  • July 21, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 9:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to work with UNHCR to improve refugee screening

  • July 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Tibet’s exiled leader accuses China of cultural destruction

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China adopting malicious methods using hackers for cyber-attacks

  • July 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

UNESCO finds Japan’s explanations about Korean laborers insufficient

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 00:37 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Suga, Moon must move mountains to heal bilateral relationship

  • July 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan expects Cuba to listen to anti-gov’t protestors

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:53 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Welcome, comrade: Chinese Communist Party recruits young scientists

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:24 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Nixon visit anniversary will be a watershed moment

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. must urgently regain Southeast Asia’s trust

  • July 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia’s COVID surge spurs Japanese expat exodus

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:53 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Suga’s wife hosts incense workshop for First Lady

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Suga comments on First Lady’s Japan trip 

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

First Lady exchanges greeting with Emperor

  • July 24, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japanese foreign ministers hold teleconference 

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Deputy Secretary Sherman to meet with Chinese foreign minister 

  • July 26, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Suga and his wife host dinner for First Lady

  • July 23, 2021
  • , All newspapers and TV networks , Jiji, Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Suga expresses gratitude for French support for Tokyo Olympics 

  • July 25, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s vaccine passport to be valid in seven nations 

  • July 22, 2021
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ECONOMY

TEPCO not to restart nuclear plant hit by safety flaws until FY 2022

  • July 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan aims to boost renewable energy use

  • July 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Infographic: METI’s latest targets for Japan’s energy mix in FY2030

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan aims to reduce households’ greenhouse gas emissions by 66%

  • July 25, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Nuclear power key to making national energy plan more than numbers game

  • July 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Cleaner energy vision marred by burden of nuclear power

  • July 24, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan projects to balance budget 2 years earlier

  • July 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:42 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Criticism rises as BOJ becomes top shareholder in domestic market

  • July 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hitachi to build EV parts plants in U.S., China and Japan by 2022

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Visitors to Japan tumble 99.4 pct in Jan.-June

  • July 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan aims to increase renewable energy to nearly 36–38% by fiscal 2030

  • July 22, 2021
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SECURITY

USFJ commander comments on Futenma relocation and other issues

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

USFJ chief says China has no territorial rights over Senkakus

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Cyberattacks zero in on Tokyo Olympics as Games begin

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military to test for delta variant

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Commentary: Time for Japan to get real on UFO intelligence sharing

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Top U.S. Navy admiral pays courtesy call on Japanese defense chief

  • July 26, 2021
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SECURITY

Japan, UK mulling bilateral visiting forces accord

  • July 26, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 25, 2021

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

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 24, 2021

  • July 25, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 23, 2021

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 22, 2021 

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule for July 21, 2021

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for July 26-Aug. 1

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:38 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP factions battle to pick candidates for lower house election

  • July 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

NHK party changes name for fifth time

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Sugita becomes longest-serving deputy chief cabinet sec.

  • July 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cabinet support plunges to new low

  • July 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet’s approval rating sinks to 34% as Olympics start, Nikkei poll

  • July 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:44 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

‘Difficult’ G-20 talks show battle lines on coal and climate

  • July 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:15 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: BOJ should think carefully before backing climate change programs

  • July 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

AI slashes time and cost of drug discovery and development

  • July 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Boost convenience of using EVs by building more charging stations

  • July 25, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan pitches ‘Society 5.0’ to keep its edge in tech and science

  • July 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

New paints and steels squeeze CO2 out of auto production

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan urges WHO to conduct fresh probe into origin of COVID-19 

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Iran receives AstraZeneca vaccines from Japan 

  • July 25, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Prime Minister Suga meets with Pfizer CEO 

  • July 24, 2021
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SCIENCE

More than 1,700 people test positive for COVID-19 in Tokyo on Sunday 

  • July 26, 2021
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SOCIETY

French father on hunger strike awaits Macron in Tokyo

  • July 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Data on ticket buyers and volunteers for Olympics leaked

  • July 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

10 spots in Tokyo prone to landslides

  • July 20, 2021
  • , Josei Jishin digital
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Emperor’s opening declaration uses ‘commemorating’ rather than ‘celebrating’

  • July 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Let’s cheer on athletes at Tokyo Olympics in spite of coronavirus hardships

  • July 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

3/11 survivor: ‘Reconstruction’ has no meaning in Olympics

  • July 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Empty stands in Fukushima cloud “reconstruction Olympics”

  • July 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Gloom and doom in air as Opening Ceremony kicks off Tokyo Games

  • July 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (July 25, 2021)

  • July 26, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: The 2020 Olympic Games: The long wait is finally over

  • July 23, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyoites look to the skies to celebrate start of Olympic Games

  • July 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan expects to have enough vaccine to inoculate 80% with 2 shots by early October

  • July 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Expert raps Japan’s coronavirus measures for Olympics

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Explore ways to use vaccination certificates, prevent discrimination

  • July 25, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s vaccine passports: Here’s what you need to know

  • July 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Analog Japan’s paper-only vaccine certificates worry airlines

  • July 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic committee moves to name Mori an honorary adviser

  • July 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Harried hospital head fears the worst as Olympics continue

  • July 24, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

U.S. set to win most medals with Japan fourth: Nikkei-FT forecast

  • July 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: May the Games…be gone!

  • July 24, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Cartoon: The other Olympics

  • July 25, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Over 130 people connected to Tokyo Olympics infected with COVID-19

  • July 26, 2021
  • , All national papers
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