August 26, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 26, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news   

  • August 26, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s Motegi meets U.S. Second Gentleman

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. vice president’s husband voices support for Paralympics to Suga

  • August 24, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Intl community must unite to urge Taliban to respect human rights

  • August 26, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan’s heavy moral responsibility to get needy out of Afghanistan

  • August 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Afghans at risk of Taliban wrath must be evacuated, too

  • August 26, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

SDF conducts joint drill with U.S., UK, Dutch militaries

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan Post executive wins top seat at UN entity  

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

About 30% of semiconductors on market found to be counterfeit

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Japan’s Fuji Electric gives $360m boost to power chip business

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:37 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MHLW releases draft guidelines for pharmaceutical industry

  • August 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan unlikely to hit GDP target after emergency expansion

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan food self-sufficiency rate hits record low

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Infographic: Trend in food self-sufficiency rate, FY1965 – FY2020

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan gov’t must seize on widespread digital change to improve lives

  • August 25, 2021
  • , The Mainichi , p. 5
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa, GOJ call for immediate halt to Marines’ discharge of polluted water

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times digital
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SECURITY

Okinawa government lodges protest with U.S. Marines over parts falling off Osprey

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 17th consecutive day

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

UK carrier Queen Elizabeth holds maiden drill with Japan’s SDF

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:54 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

EXCLSUIVE: Japan FSA to set up new division for economic security

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MSDF former admiral: Cooperation with U.S. presents Japan with conundrum

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

GOJ expenditure for Okinawa’s economic development to be reduced

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

ASDF scrambles fighters against two Chinese drones

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on August 25, 2021

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Suga calls for quiet LDP leadership race

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

As his appeal wanes, can Suga be more than a caretaker prime minister?

  • August 25, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Amari continues to exercise influence as policy guru in Nagatacho

  • August 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Hitotsubashi Professor Yoko Ishikura to lead Japan digital agency

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan FY 2022 budget requests to top 110 tril. yen for 1st time

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

MOF eyeing record debt-serving cost for FY 2022

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:53 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to spend 1 t. yen to buy more coronavirus vaccines

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:54 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan farm ministry to seek 16 pct budget increase

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Education Min. to seek 5.9 t. yen in FY ’22 budget

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP presidential race to be held on Sept. 29

  • August 26, 2021
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SCIENCE

Toshiba reports milestone in quantum cryptography

  • August 26, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan firms accelerating shift away from plastic use

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Geothermal hunt heats up in Japan, from ski country to hot spring areas

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:40 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

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

  • August 26, 2021
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SCIENCE

Foreign substances found in some doses of Moderna vaccine 

  • August 26, 2021
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Trend in the no. of foreigners in Japan, 2015 – 2020

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

In rare move, Japan prepares to offer refuge to Afghans

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:19 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Doors of Japan’s colleges mostly shut for foreign residents’ children

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Philippines 2nd biggest provider of workers with new visa status

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Schools most common sites of infections for 16- to 18-yr-olds

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Reinforce medical care services as coronavirus emergency widens

  • August 26, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 25, 2021)

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p.1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

JICA offers training seminar for foreign workers stranded in Japan

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Nearly quarter of Tokyo households watched Paralympic opening ceremony

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Shionogi to supply coronavirus drug for 10 m. people

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan yakuza boss sentenced to death for ordering murder

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:27 p.m.
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