August 23, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 23, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news   

  • August 23, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

SDF aircraft to depart for Afghanistan early this evening

  • August 23, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Suga to join G7 online summit on Afghanistan

  • August 23, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Biden nominates ex-Obama aide Emanuel as U.S. ambassador to Japan

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden to nominate ex-Chicago mayor as U.S. amb. to Japan

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden formally nominates Rahm Emanuel to be U.S. ambassador to Japan

  • August 21, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s JERA divests stake in Indonesian coal plant

  • August 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russian man swims from Kunashiri to Hokkaido perhaps in search of asylum

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Asahi digital , 4:30 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan refuses to issue visas for military-backed Myanmar diplomats

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:40 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should play role in ensuring regional stability in Middle East

  • August 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi visits Iraq, offers yen loans

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 0:38 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Jordan foreign ministers hold talks

  • August 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:31 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Turkey to launch maritime dialogue

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:22 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: The Taliban say they’ve changed; now they must prove it

  • August 20, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Blaming Biden will not help the Afghans still at risk

  • August 20, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China eroding Hong Kong’s status as international financial center

  • August 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Transcript: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s interview with Nikkei

  • August 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:51 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Biden to nominate Rahm Emanuel as envoy to Japan 

  • August 22, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Some Japanese officials bracing for Emanuel’s feisty style 

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

SDF aircraft to be dispatched to evacuate Japanese stranded in Afghanistan 

  • August 23, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi holds talks with Iranian counterpart 

  • August 23, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan discuss North Korea 

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

France, Guam certify Japan’s vaccine passport 

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Fujifilm to invest over $630m to boost chip material production

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:05 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Global chipmakers build record inventories in push to end shortage

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Exclusive: Japan eyes extending tax breaks for investment in startups

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:06 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Chinese robot makers battle Europe and Japan rivals on home turf

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:45 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Unified standard for connected technology eyed

  • August 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun poll of 118 major companies

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

90% of major companies in Japan struggling with remote work, Yomiuri poll

  • August 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Minister Kishi says delay in U.S. notification of TFOA incident a serious matter

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 14th consecutive day

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. Navy service member arrested for DUI in Naha

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan missile plan on Ishigaki island helps boost Taiwan defense

  • August 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Okinawa’s lament: a lone voice in the wilderness

  • August 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. military’s distancing from rape case suspect riles Okinawa

  • August 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:25 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan Defense Ministry to strengthen R&D capabilities

  • August 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:47 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan to carry out joint training with Indian Air Force

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense Ministry to seek substantial spending on various projects

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Suga’s re-election becoming increasingly uncertain

  • August 23, 2021
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 22, 2021

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 21, 2021

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 7
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 20, 2021

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Aug. 23-29

  • August 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:16 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Schedule of major political events

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Senior Nippon Ishin member hints at partial alliance with ruling camp

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Myanmar soccer player granted refugee status

  • August 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Focus: Election setback seen eroding support for Suga in LDP

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:17 a.m.
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POLITICS

Ruling, opposition parties gearing up for lower house election in pandemic

  • August 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: Private sector key to the success of Japan’s digital agency

  • August 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Opposition candidate wins Yokohama race, dealing blow to Suga

  • August 23, 2021
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POLITICS

Suga’s reelection strategy suffers major setback

  • August 23, 2021
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POLITICS

Ishiba says he will not run in LDP presidential race

  • August 21, 2021
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OPINION POLLS

Public support for Suga Cabinet down to 32.1%

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Fuji TV
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SCIENCE

Japan to introduce new subsidy system for decarbonization

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

The next quantum race: Who can harness it first?

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:38 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to oblige businesses to reduce 12 disposable plastic items

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Less than 10% of COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals in Tokyo

  • August 21, 2021
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Educators alarmed by growing rate of COVID-19 cases among children

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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SCIENCE

Nationwide governors’ group calls for city lockdowns

  • August 21, 2021
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SOCIETY

Japan not to deport Afghans against will

  • August 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:43 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Reform team set up at Japan Immigration after detainee’s death

  • August 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:45 p.m.
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SOCIETY

How Japan risks losing its shine for foreign workers

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Female candidates fail to increase in Lower House Election

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:42 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Daiichi Sankyo eyes trial of its COVID vaccine as booster shot

  • August 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus experts warn of ‘happy hypoxia’

  • August 21, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 1:27 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hospital rejects Paralympic request to offer emergency care

  • August 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan starts preparing for booster COVID-19 vaccine shots

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Effective national leadership vital to secure ample COVID-19 beds

  • August 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Subcontractors account for most virus cases tied to Paralympics

  • August 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

37 pct of minors in Japan say cannabis is not harmful

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Supreme Court rebuffs move to aid Korean schools

  • August 21, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Musical beds

  • August 22, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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

  • August 20, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:58 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 22, 2021)

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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