August 13, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 13, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 13, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Did President Biden’s surprise teleconference come as a relief to embattled PM Suga?

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Fuji TV digital , 7:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: ASEAN must unify, reassert itself for the sake of regional stability

  • August 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan calls for Australia’s leadership in Indo-Pacific

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:28 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Political solution difficult for Afghanistan, Pakistan PM

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan expresses concern about Canadian national’s prison term in China 

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Motegi discusses situation in Myanmar with ASEAN envoy 

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese woman freed from Chinese prison after serving six-year sentence 

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar soccer player to be granted refugee status 

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

INTERVIEW: TEPCO unit to promote household solar power biz

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:53 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan FTC launches probe into IPO pricing

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:13 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa university marks 17th anniversary of helicopter crash on campus

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for fourth consecutive day

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 19
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SECURITY

Japan issues exclusion orders to 80 Chinese fishing ships in 2021

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:14 p.m.
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SECURITY

Arrested U.S. Army base worker also indicted for theft in Aug. 2020

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 22
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SECURITY

Defense Ministry seeking ‘drastic’ increase in fiscal 2022 budget

  • August 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Suga tells Newsweek “Japan’s defense spending isn’t bound by 1% GDP cap”

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Cabinet ministers visit Yasukuni

  • August 13, 2021
  • , NHK
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POLITICS

Fewer Diet members participating in group visits to Yasukuni Shrine

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 12, 2021

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga eases workload for summer, but won’t take day off

  • August 13, 2021
  • , The Japan Times , 1:27 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan Lower House Speaker Oshima to retire from politics

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:17 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support rates at lowest-ever levels even after Olympics

  • August 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Oil spills from freighter that ran aground at northeast Japan port

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:37 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japanese government to create “Green GDP” as economic indicator

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 6
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SCIENCE

Experts call for reducing flow of people in Tokyo by half

  • August 13, 2021
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SCIENCE

Most Tokyo Paralympic events likely to be held without spectators

  • August 13, 2021
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SOCIETY

Video shows dead Sri Lankan woman treated like animal: family

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:24 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan eases quarantine procedures for countries including U.K. and Pakistan

  • August 12, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Change awareness of immigration officials to prevent deaths of foreign detainees

  • August 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 19 key prefectures (Aug. 11, 2021)

  • August 12, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:55 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 12, 2021)

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japanese companies check supply chains for human rights abuses

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
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