August 6, 2021

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  • August 6, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • August 6, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. open to North Korean humanitarian assistance: UN envoy

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:23 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ASEAN supply chains disrupted as delta variant surges

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:34 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Europe pushes back against Beijing with shows of Indo-Pacific muscle

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:25 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

S. Korea to start live streaming from disputed islands

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga gave U.S. official 8,374-dlr bottle of whisky in 2019

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S.-led digital trade proposal heats up new friction with China

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. should aim for stable economic growth while mindful of future risks

  • August 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Kansai airport makeover ‘necessary’ for inbound tourism: operator

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s travel industry to seek financial help

  • August 5, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Agriculture minister suspends rescindment of permit for coral reef transplantation

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for ninth consecutive day

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 28
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SECURITY

To expose cyber-attackers, Japan police need to cooperate on intelligence

  • August 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

American teens in Okinawa referred to family court for stealing car parts

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 29
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 5, 2021

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Commentary: Taking stock of the LDP presidential race

  • August 5, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Opinion: Japan’s Suga faces more than one post-Olympics curse

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Lawmakers call on Japan to attend nuke ban treaty meeting as observer

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Suga says Tokyo Olympics not linked to spike in COVID-19 cases

  • August 6, 2021
  • , NHK, NTV, Fuji TV
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SCIENCE

Japan ministry panel proposes emissions trading market

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

MOE releases decarbonization plan for waste processing

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

GOJ clarifies new policy on COVID-19 hospitalization 

  • August 6, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Eight additional prefectures to be placed under quasi-state of emergency 

  • August 6, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan balks at waiving quarantine for vaccinated travelers

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Stage 3 and 4 observed in 32 prefectures including Tokyo

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Explosive COVID-19 surge rekindles debate over lockdowns in Japan

  • August 5, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Resolutely defend Olympic athletes from attacks by social media trolls

  • August 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 5, 2021)

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan slips to 83rd in Nikkei COVID index amid subdued Olympics

  • August 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Convey message of peace to world on atomic bombing anniversaries

  • August 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

U.S. scattered ashes of executed Class B, C war criminals at sea

  • August 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 a.m.
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