August 18, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 18, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 18, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

G7 leaders to discuss Afghan situation next week

  • August 18, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Visa-free visits to four Northern Islands canceled again this year

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo protests to Seoul over S. Korean lawmaker’s visit to Takeshima

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Asia struggles with vaccine passports as delta challenges region

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:30 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

From the ashes of Afghanistan, a ‘Biden Doctrine’ emerges

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:15 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: U.S. retreat from Afghanistan threatens China and Russia

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo shocked at Taliban victory, failure of years of support

  • August 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:19 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan temporarily closes embassy in Kabul

  • August 18, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan mulling extending 5G tax breaks

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:50 p.m.
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ECONOMY

CDPJ’s Tajima: Assess the circumstances of semiconductor industry decline

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

Editorial: Take effective measures to shore up economy amid pandemic uncertainty

  • August 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:12 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Infographic: No. of foreign workers, by visa category

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

Infographic: Tax revenues and government expenditures, FY1985 – FY2020

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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SECURITY

Ginowan protests latest mishap involving Futenma aircraft

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Nago assembly member Kishimoto to run for mayor

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for ninth consecutive day

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

Commercial TV broadcasters air more than 10 programs on SDF

  • August 15, 2021
  • , Akahata , p. 4
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SECURITY

Chinese military conducts drills near Taiwan

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 17, 2021

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP considering to vote Sept. 29 to decide party president, sources say

  • August 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:26 p.m.
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POLITICS

Suga unlikely to call election in early Sept., late Nov. possible

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:48 p.m.
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POLITICS

Defeat in Yokohama mayoral race might deal fatal blow to Suga

  • August 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Casino resort ups the ante in Yokohama mayoral race

  • August 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Yasukuni visits raise concerns about Suga’s views of history

  • August 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:25 p.m.
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POLITICS

Commentary: Making the most of Japan’s new weapon in the digital war

  • August 17, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support among young generation plummets to 30%, Kyodo News poll

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SCIENCE

Japanese aviation industry gets serious about going green

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
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SCIENCE

INTERVIEW: Japan firm aims to supply euglena-based jetfuel to Asia

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
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SCIENCE

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

  • August 18, 2021
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SOCIETY

Sri Lankan family: Papers were mostly blacked out

  • August 17, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SOCIETY

Women make up 38.5 pct of Japan govt general-staff exam passers

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:02 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Ratio of female managers stays low at Japan firms

  • August 17, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Govt must take all possible measures to secure medical system

  • August 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:40 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 17, 2021)

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

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