August 3, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 3, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 3, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Blinken to address China’s assertiveness in virtual ASEAN meetings

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:22 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: World must not allow Taliban’s return to power in Afghanistan

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:49 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s 2021 ODA expected to be highest on record

  • August 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Senior Japanese, Russian diplomats hold teleconference

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Kansai Electric to restart Takahama No. 1 reactor in June 2023

  • August 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:19 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Govt’s optimistic budget projections push fiscal reform further away

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:55 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Itochu’s ‘blue’ ammonia from Canada to power Japan’s green future

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:09 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan April-June GDP growth estimated at 0.8 pct

  • August 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:04 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s auto sales down for 1st time in 10 months in July

  • August 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:24 p.m.
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ECONOMY

China’s semiconductor-related demand conceals risks for Japan

  • August 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Japan Fair Trade Commission enlists external advisors on digital issues

  • July 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SECURITY

India, U.S., Japan, Australia to hold joint naval exercise again

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:13 a.m.
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for sixth consecutive day

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Missile units to be deployed on Ishigakijima island

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:15 p.m.
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SECURITY

China can destabilize Taiwan without firing a shot

  • August 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:05 p.m.
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SECURITY

Less than 10% aware of cyberthreats to IoT devices, poll

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 14
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SECURITY

Nago mayoral race to be held next January 

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Missile unit to be deployed on Ishigaki Island 

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

German warship sets sail for Indo-Pacific  

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 2, 2021

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Former PM Abe aims to become kingmaker but has stains on his past

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Editorial: Sworn Diet testimony only way to extract truth from Abe

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:36 p.m.
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POLITICS

Global warming may reduce domestic rice yield by 20% at end of 21st century

  • August 1, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Japan to send oxygen concentrators to Thailand, Laos

  • August 3, 2021
  • , NHK
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SCIENCE

Scientists find new, greener method to synthesize plastic

  • August 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:15 p.m.
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SCIENCE

TOKYO REPORT: Commercial use of ISS gaining velocity

  • August 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
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SCIENCE

MEXT reveals roadmap for passenger spaceship in 2040s

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 17
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SCIENCE

GOJ changes policy on hospitalization of COVID-19 patients

  • August 3, 2021
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SCIENCE

Epidemic curve shows no sign of flattening

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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SCIENCE

Government spokesman dismisses feasibility of lockdown

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Japan’s ruling party policy chief seeks Diet debate on virus lockdown

  • August 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Driver moving Olympic staff suspected in hit-and-run

  • August 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:20 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Safety of Olympic shuttle bus drivers not part of the deal

  • August 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:50 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 12 key prefectures (Aug. 1, 2021)

  • August 2, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:27 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 2, 2021)

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: In a rooftop pipe

  • July 31, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

Hiroshima stung by refusal to honor A-bomb victims at Games

  • August 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:45 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Belarusian athlete to defect to Poland 

  • August 3, 2021
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