August 4, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 4, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 4, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

South-North hotline restoration ordered by Kim Jong Un

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Akahata , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Intl community must stop Myanmar military from growing in arrogance

  • August 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide Thailand, Laos with oxygen concentrators

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:34 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan food exports top 500 billion yen for 1st time in Jan.-June

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:40 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Solar power costlier than nuclear energy in 2030: New estimate

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:03 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Commentary: Can Japan break away from its ‘digital defeat’?

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Chemical plans $915m US plant as Buy American pressure rises

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:13 p.m.
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ECONOMY

China firm to build 50 bil. yen battery plant for Nissan EVs in Japan

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:56 p.m.
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SECURITY

GSDF electronic warfare unit to be stationed on Japan’s westernmost island

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for seventh consecutive day

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 3, 2021

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

‘Serious COVID cases only’ policy for hospitals draws fire

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:07 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan ruling party leaders cautious on law for city lockdowns

  • August 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:29 p.m.
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POLITICS

Suga to attend peace memorials in Hiroshima, Nagasaki

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results for Nihon Yoron Chosakai poll on peace

  • August 1, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Additional 29 people linked to Tokyo Games test positive for COVID-19

  • August 4, 2021
  • , NTV, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Belarusian athlete departs Japan for Poland

  • August 4, 2021
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Will policy to limit hospitalizations help to contain pandemic?

  • August 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: New COVID-19 hospital policy could prove fatal to some patients

  • August 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:48 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Despite Suga’s pledge, only 75% of seniors got both jabs

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ministry for first time names arrivals who broke virus rules

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 9:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Germany and Hong Kong now recognize Japan’s vaccine passports

  • August 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 12 key prefectures (Aug. 2, 2021)

  • August 3, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:59 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 3, 2021)

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Suga in a bubble

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 8
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