August 19, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 19, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news    

  • August 19, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Local employees at Japanese Embassy in Kabul stranded

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

S. Korean court orders collection of assets from Mitsubishi Heavy

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:36 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERVIEW: World needs to watch Taliban over next month

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan chip industry’s energy appetite draws Japan investment

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Robert ‘Skipp’ Orr, key figure in U.S.-Japan relations, dies at 68

  • August 18, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Female Afghan Paralympic competitor pleads for help to reach Tokyo

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Some 40 Chinese trawlers operating near Senkakus

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Exclusive: Japan ministry eyes digital platform to nurture IT experts

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:26 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan defends rare-earths industry from unwanted foreign takeovers

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:56 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s nuclear watchdog suspends inspection of Tsuruga reactor

  • August 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan likely imports fish from Chinese ships flagged for illegal acts

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Some 40 Chinese trawlers spotted operating near Senkakus

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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SECURITY

Japan’s defense spending on brink of breaking 1% GDP cap

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:19 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

German frigate heads to South China Sea; seeks to dock at Shanghai

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Infographic: Defense expenditures as percentage of GDP, FY2011–FY2022

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Nakagusuku Village approves resolution to protest TFOA incident

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 18, 2021

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Japan’s LDP eyes security talks with Taiwan party

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Lower House dissolution in Sept. seen as difficult

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Shimomura ready to challenge Suga in LDP leadership race

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:57 p.m.
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POLITICS

Insiders: Suga’s strategy to stay in power on brink of collapse

  • August 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:50 p.m
  • English Press

POLITICS

Former Prime Minister Abe bids for a new role: LDP kingmaker

  • August 18, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

S. Korean lawmaker’s Takeshima visit regrettable: Japan spokesman

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

GOJ gives up on tapping ex-MIT official as head of Digital Agency

  • August 19, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan to support industrial structure reform for carbon neutrality

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Daily tally of COVID-19 cases hits record high on Wednesday 

  • August 19, 2021
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SCIENCE

GOJ to revise criteria for declaring state of emergency 

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

Few physicians in Japan use telemedicine 

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SCIENCE

Suga calls for 70% reduction in number of train commuters 

  • August 19, 2021
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SCIENCE

GOJ cautious about legislation on city lockdown 

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

PM Suga calls for 70% reduction in people commuting to work

  • August 19, 2021
  • , NHK, TBS
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Telemedicine gains no traction in Japan despite COVID surge

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:56 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ex-Sekisui Chemical worker found guilty of leaking info

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo to open reservation-free vaccination center for youth

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:17 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Visitors to Japan top 50,000 for 1st time in 7 months

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan sees romance scams surge amid pandemic

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:15 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Sri Lankan’s death in Japan exposes disregard for detainee rights

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

64 patients die in cluster infection at hospital in Okinawa

  • August 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Half of Japan’s population gets at least 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese doctor calls for temporary COVID-19 care facilities

  • August 18, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 29 key prefectures (Aug. 17, 2021)

  • August 18, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 4:33 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 18, 2021)

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Implement thorough safety measures for athletes at Tokyo Paralympics

  • August 19, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:08 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Suga must show resolve to ending pandemic crisis, convene Diet

  • August 18, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 19 key prefectures (Aug. 16, 2021)

  • August 18, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:32 a.m.
  • JMH Translation
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