August 27, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 27, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 27, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s evacuation operation in Afghanistan a race against time

  • August 27, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Watanabe Hideo, Japan’s “special connection” with Myanmar

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Asahi , pp. 1-2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Has nation-building in Afghanistan failed?

  • August 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan protests to Russia over exercise off disputed island

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:46 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Turkey’s investment office head expects EPA to boost FDI from Japan by more than 50%

  • August 23, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 13
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

EXCLUSIVE: Japan eyes defense talks with Pacific isle nations

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Explosions at Kabul airport may impede Japan’s evacuation operation

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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ECONOMY

MEXT and METI to produce hydrogen with next-generation nuclear reactor

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Ishigaki City working to turn fish from Senkakus into a brand

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

ECONOMY

Japan govt keeps economic view unchanged in Aug.

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa enraged by unannounced discharge of toxic water from Futenma

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 18th consecutive day

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Yamato and Ayase Cities make annual base requests

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 20
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SECURITY

Quad navies gather for drills as Australia courts India on trade

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

JCG and MSDF conduct joint training

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Miyakojima missiles transport to be postponed

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
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SECURITY

U.S. military releases water contaminated with PFOS in Okinawa 

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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SECURITY

PLA operates drone near Okinawa again 

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on August 26, 2021

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Possible scenarios of Lower House election

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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POLITICS

Extraordinary Diet session in Sept. emerges as option

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: LDP leadership election: Suga has a target on his back

  • August 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: LDP presidential election should be centered on Suga’s leadership

  • August 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:25p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Deputy CCS Sugita back to work

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP’s Takaichi seeks Japan’s possession of “nat’l defense forces”

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

MOFA seeks 777.9 billion yen in FY2022 budget

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan Land Ministry requests 6.9-t.-yen budget for FY 2022

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan Coast Guard to seek record budget for FY 2022

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Reconstruction Agency to seek 577 b. yen under FY 2022 budget

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Former Foreign Minister Kishida to challenge Suga’s reelection bid 

  • August 27, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

Eleven hydrogen-related projects to receive government funding

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Astroscale successfully completes experiment to capture space debris

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 31
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SCIENCE

METI allocates 193.5 billion to use hydrogen for steelmaking

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Kyoto Univ., Accenture team up to tackle space-related issues, disaster prevention by using AI

  • August 25, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

COVID-19 vaccination partially suspended due to contaminants 

  • August 27, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Economic benefits of Tokyo Games estimated at over $55 billion

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan to support “relocation without job change”

  • August 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Child suicides in Jan.-Jul. up from year earlier

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

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 33 key prefectures (Aug. 25, 2021)

  • August 26, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 2:27 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 26, 2021)

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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