August 9, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 9, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 9, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Q&A: Interview with Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Olympics signaling Japan’s overcoming of adversity: U.S. envoy

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:14 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. envoy hails Tokyo Olympics as overcoming great adversity

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:43 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea prepares to resume trade with China

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:41 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China tightens grip on key components of tech economy

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Cashless pioneer China extends lead with digital yuan

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea flouts UN sanctions 3 years on

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:35 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan urges Belarus to stop repression of citizens

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:21 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Stand with the people of Myanmar

  • August 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Tokyo too preoccupied to worry about attack on oil tanker

  • August 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Hisashi Owada: Education vital for international order based on cooperation

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

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. envoy to UN praises Tokyo Olympics for overcoming adversity 

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi holds virtual meeting with five Mekong states 

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Chinese car makers gearing up to compete in Japanese market

  • August 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s public pension fund earns 4.9 t. yen in April-June

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

English services to be offered to foreign financial institutions entering Japan

  • August 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Coral reef transplantation work off Camp Schwab resumed

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. military dismissive of Okinawa’s plan to protest alleged sexual assault by base worker

  • August 8, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Cost of refurbishing F-15 fighters to increase by 23% to 398 billion yen

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

Commentary: The emerging threat of ROK’s missiles

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

EXCLUSIVE: Japan govt to forgo booking costs for new Aegis ships

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan adds 15 U.S. military sites to list of no-fly zones for drones

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

POLITICS

Suga supports anti-casino candidate in Yokohama mayoral race

  • August 9, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 8, 2021

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 7, 2021

  • August 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 7
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 6, 2021

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Aug. 9-15

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan’s casino resort candidates put finishing touches on bids

  • August 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga’s easy reelection hopes clouded by potential opponents

  • August 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga omits part of speech at Hiroshima ceremony

  • August 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:34 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Independents consistently make up over 30% of opinion poll respondents

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

Poll: 61% glad that Tokyo Olympics were held

  • August 9, 2021
  • , TBS
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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OPINION POLLS

Support for Suga cabinet drops to 28%

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Asahi
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SCIENCE

Editorial: Battered by floods, will Germany go to extremes on decarbonization?

  • August 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

First infection with Lambda variant of COVID-19 confirmed in Japan

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination appears difficult in Japan

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Suga voices gratitude for successful Olympics

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Officials to be penalized for death of Sri Lankan

  • August 6, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to show Sri Lankan woman’s video to bereaved family

  • August 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Employers not investigated in 20% of cases of missing trainees

  • August 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: A full accounting of the Tokyo Olympics must be the next step

  • August 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:55p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics close as Japan weighs legacy of pandemic Games

  • August 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Experts make mixed evaluations of controversial Tokyo Olympics

  • August 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:22p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

World watches bright, dark sides of Tokyo Games

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:51a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s Olympic glory due in part to athletes with foreign roots

  • August 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:58 p.m.
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Where is Japan’s COVID hot spot? In Tokyo, 60% infected at home

  • August 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Paralympics crowds unlikely as delta drives COVID surge

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:53 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan studying giving 3rd coronavirus vaccine shots next year

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Expand overnight patient lodgings to deal with 5th wave of infections

  • August 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 19 key prefectures (Aug. 5, 2021)

  • August 6, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:14 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 8, 2021)

  • August 9, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Translation apps facilitate smooth operations at COVID-19 vaccination sites in Japan

  • August 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Home oxygen gear in demand as Japan limits COVID hospitalizations

  • August 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:32 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: A-bomb victim Japan should lead efforts to ban nuclear arms

  • August 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hiroshima marks 76th anniversary of atomic bombing

  • August 7, 2021
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