August 17, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 17, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 17, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

President Biden defends decision to pull troops out of Afghanistan

  • August 17, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

China chides U.S. for hasty troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:19 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Foreign Minister Motegi’s Israel visit a historic opportunity for Japan

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: World must not abandon Afghanistan as Taliban regain control

  • August 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:01 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s Shizuoka Gas to enter natural gas supply business in Thailand

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:42 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Egypt share concerns over Afghan situation

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:55 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to send emergency supplies to quake-hit Haiti

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:10 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga sends condolences to Haitian PM over earthquake

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:08 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Top Japanese officials comment on collapse of Afghan government

  • August 17, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK leader calls for dialogue with Japan

  • August 17, 2021
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ECONOMY

LDP’s Seki: Create fund to support semiconductor industry

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Delta surge clouds hopes for Japan GDP recovery

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:26 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Even after pandemic, Japan’s labor market faces shortages and mismatches

  • August 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for eighth consecutive day

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 16, 2021

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP’s support rate is fourfold that of main opposition party

  • August 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Councillors

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Suga borrows from Abe’s playbook in war memorial speech

  • August 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:00 p.m.
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POLITICS

Weeklies predict the outcome of the Lower House election

  • August 15, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 21
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POLITICS

Japan digital agency to be launched; info leak concerns linger

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:41 p.m.
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POLITICS

LDP presidential election may be held on Sept. 29

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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POLITICS

Cabinet approval continues to slide

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo
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POLITICS

Tottori leader to head governors’ association

  • August 17, 2021
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OPINION POLLS

Suga Cabinet’s support rate drops to record-low 31.8%, Kyodo News poll

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:50 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

73% opposed to having integrated resort in Yokohama, Kanagawa Shimbun poll

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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SCIENCE

A room with a lunar view: Japan eyes remote construction on the moon

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:15 a.m.
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Seven more prefectures to be placed under COVID-19 state of emergency

  • August 17, 2021
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SCIENCE

Booster shots to be administered next year

  • August 17, 2021
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Revised law seeks to secure full-time doctors at immigration facilities

  • August 11, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Suga vows to give antibody treatment to COVID-19 patients at hotels

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:17 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Map of COVID countermeasures (Aug. 17, 2021)

  • August 17, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 1:19 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan secures doses for COVID-19 booster vaccination: Min.

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:13 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo scales down COVID-19 epidemiological survey

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:42 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Desperate need for hotel rooms for those with mild symptoms

  • August 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:15 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Popular sovereignty still tested 76 years after war

  • August 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:38 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 19 key prefectures (Aug. 15, 2021)

  • August 16, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 16, 2021)

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Paralympian from Georgia arrested over assault at Tokyo hotel

  • August 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:59 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Paralympics to be held without spectators

  • August 17, 2021
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