August 5, 2021

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HEADLINES

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  • August 5, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • August 5, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Like ’64, China enters Japan-Russia row at Tokyo Games

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan hails ASEAN appointment of special envoy to Myanmar

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:51 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

North and South Korea see Olympics as occasion to move

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:39 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Former ambassador to Myanmar speaks on Myanmar and international society

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

Japan to ship total of 1.6 mil. COVID vaccine doses to Nepal

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:29 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga touts significance of Tokyo games amid pandmeic

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

US and Philippines must maintain alliance to avert power vacuum

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:06 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Vox Populi: Nations, regions ruled by violence, fake democracy, are on the rise

  • August 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:49 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. increases involvement in Southeast Asia 

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Rakuten to export low-cost 5G tech to German telecom

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:46 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Rise of online finance pushes banks to cut branches worldwide

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:19 a.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa justifies revocation of permit for coral reef transplantation

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for eighth consecutive day

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 4, 2021

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Cabinet enters “danger” zone when support rate drops below 30%

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP execs mulling presidential election on Sept. 29

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:29 p.m.
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POLITICS

Aso has no choice but to work with Nikai

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

Kono to release new book on Aug. 27 

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Ishiba reluctant on LDP presidency bid

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:51 p.m.
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POLITICS

Opposition parties agree to summon Abe to Diet over cherry blossom parties

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Offices of Komeito lawmakers raided over aide scandal

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:18 p.m.
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POLITICS

More Lower House districts have vote-value gap of over 2 times

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:21 p.m.
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Gov’t drafts plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 46%

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 31
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SCIENCE

Japan to place eight additional prefectures under quasi-state of emergency

  • August 5, 2021
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SCIENCE

First COVID-19 cluster infection at athletes’ village

  • August 5, 2021
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SCIENCE

About 80% of elderly people in Japan fully vaccinated against COVID-19

  • August 5, 2021
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Map of areas to be added to quasi state of emergency

  • August 5, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 12:17 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Report on Sri Lankan woman’s death to cite inadequate medical care

  • August 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:47 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japanese population down for 12th straight year

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:31 p.m.
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SOCIETY

A hunger strike reignites conversations about parental rights in Japan

  • August 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus cases in Tokyo expanding on record scale: Panel

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:16 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

At-home care for infections proved nightmare in fourth wave

  • August 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:38 p.m.
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SOCIETY

More patients remain stuck in ambulances as virus cases surge

  • August 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:53 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Olympic sailors thank Kamakura host families for long hospitality

  • August 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:15 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 12 key prefectures (Aug. 3, 2021)

  • August 4, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:08 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 4, 2021)

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Suga wipes out

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

Number of Japanese students overseas drops by 30% from peak level

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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