August 16, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 16, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 16, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to evacuate its embassy in Kabul

  • August 16, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cabinet members pay homage at Yasukuni Shrine

  • August 14, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK unlikely to make swift moves to resolve comfort women dispute

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Few countries recognize Japan’s vaccine passport

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japanese economy expands slightly in April-June period

  • August 16, 2021
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ECONOMY

ACCJ president Jenifer Rogers promotes women’s advancement in the Japanese business world

  • August 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nearly 30% of Japan firms to boost investment for decarbonization

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:34 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi UFJ joins steering group of net-zero alliance

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MOE, FSA to create system to measure greenhouse gas emissions

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Toyota, Nissan, others tie up to protect cars from cyberattack

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EV makers confront risk of runaway prices for battery metals

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan sours as premium grape widely copied in China, South Korea

  • August 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:32 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Blockchain market for captured carbon eyed by Mitsubishi Heavy

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:50 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese are working less and less, survey finds

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:46 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S.-ROK joint drills begin amid DPRK’s protests

  • August 16, 2021
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Okinawa reacts sharply to parts falling off Osprey mid-flight

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

III MEF’s posting of image of helicopter on Twitter provokes sharp reaction

  • August 15, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Marines participate in beach cleanup

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Huge port facilities to be built on Mage Island

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for seventh consecutive day

  • August 15, 2021
  • , Sankei digital , 10:56 a.m.
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SECURITY

AI-aided surveillance system eyed to monitor suspicious ships

  • August 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to revise 5-yr defense plan ahead of schedule, eyeing China

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Parts fall off USMC Osprey in Okinawa 

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 15, 2021

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Sankei digital , 05:00 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 14, 2021

  • August 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 13, 2021

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Aug. 16-22

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

Time is tight for Kono and his goal to shift political landscape

  • August 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga adviser resigns following golf scandal report

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP, Okinawa at odds over development plan

  • August 10, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet approval rate stays below 30 pct, Jiji poll

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:07 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Over 60 pct prefer Paralympics without spectators, Jiji poll

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:33 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Over 80 pct in Japan positive about vaccinations, Jiji poll

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan robotics venture shoots for world’s 1st commercial lunar exploration

  • August 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Nationwide tally of new COVID-19 cases tops 20,000 for two consecutive days

  • August 14, 2021
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SCIENCE

PM Suga comments on fifth wave of COVID-19

  • August 14, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

GOJ to announce COVID-19 “exit strategy”

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Asahi
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Students to be allowed to watch Paralympics events live

  • August 14, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan’s emperor expresses deep remorse on war anniversary

  • August 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: Japanese group suspends overseas war memorial trips

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Step up medical response to pandemic to reduce recuperation at home

  • August 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Few countries accept Japan’s vaccination certificates

  • August 14, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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

  • August 13, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:17 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

50,000 signatures collected for truth on Sri Lankan woman

  • August 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo area COVID-19 outbreak exacerbated by medical staff shortages

  • August 13, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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