August 30, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 30, 2021
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  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 30, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea apparently resumes operation of Yongbyon nuclear reactor

  • August 30, 2021
  • , NTV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Afghan man calls for Japan gov’t help to leave Kabul with family

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

First Lady attends dedication of “Inouye Room” in U.S. Ambassador’s residence

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Mainichi evening edition , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Russian man from Kunashiri reportedly refused political asylum

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan donates face masks to Japan in return for vaccines

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: As U.S. retreats from policeman role, rest of world pressed to fill void

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan evacuation from Afghanistan foiled by foot-dragging

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:07 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Barbaric terrorist attack in Kabul exploited poorly run evacuation

  • August 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. must delay Afghanistan exit, get many more people out

  • August 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: COVID shatters cycle of elections and growth — except in China

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:59 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan names new ambassadors to Ukraine, Pakistan, 9 other countries

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

As Tesla eyes entry, Daikin’s ‘pay-per-day’ AC takes off in Africa

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:48 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan evacuates one Japanese national from Afghanistan 

  • August 28, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

SDF evacuates 14 Afghans to Pakistan 

  • August 29, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. climate envoy Kerry to visit Japan in late August 

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

Ruling party officials of Japan, Taiwan to cooperate on China policy 

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

China conducts military drills in East China Sea 

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Two Afghan athletes arrive in Japan for Tokyo Paralympics

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan and U.S. wrestle over Kioxia and future of chip security

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:18 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Companies increasingly required to check human rights violations when signing M&As

  • August 25, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Fukushima fishermen urge govt to secure consumer trust

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t, TEPCO decide to release treated water off-shore

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

ECONOMY

ASEAN supply chain woes drive up food prices in Japan

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

From ramen and tofu to Hi-Chew, Japanese food brands boost US investment

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

4 China Coast Guard ships enter Japanese waters off Senkakus

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:58 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships left Japanese territorial waters on Aug. 28

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan to set up office to crack down on foreign fishing boats

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan to develop drone flight management system

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Rupp Assumes Command of U.S. Forces in Japan

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Japan-British exercises illustrate determination to maintain order

  • August 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: Japan has no time to waste in boosting its cyberdefenses

  • August 29, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 29, 2021

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 28, 2021

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 27, 2021

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Aug. 30-Sept. 5

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:45 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Lower House election following expiration of term becoming realistic

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Taiwan says security talks with Japan focused on TSMC investment

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida kicks off campaign for LDP presidency

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Gloves off: Kishida vows to replace Japan kingmaker Nikai if elected

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kajiyama: Help on the way for Japan auto industry

  • August 27, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP’s Kishida proposes huge economic stimulus

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:53 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ishiba suggests possible bid for LDP leadership

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:03 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Tawa to lead Cabinet Office as vice minister

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

POLITICS

Japan digital agency to start with 600 officials

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Opinion: The best news Japan has had in years can save Yoshihide Suga

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Public support for Suga Cabinet at record low

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Japanese disapproval of Suga’s COVID response hits near-record high, Nikkei poll

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 00:46 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Gov’t to send decarbonization experts to municipalities from FY2022

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

INTERVIEW: Noguchi shows hopes for private space exploration

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Health minister pessimistic about ending state of emergency on Sept. 12

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Kono says GOJ to start administering booster shots in October or November

  • August 30, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

COVID-19 infections rising among the elderly again

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

MEXT draws up new guidelines for temporary school closures

  • August 28, 2021
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to probe links between two deaths and suspended Moderna jabs

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Many firms in Japan not pushing workers to get vaccines

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Demand among youths outstrips supply at vaccine site in Shibuya

  • August 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Authorities, parents must be vigilant as virus affects start of school term

  • August 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign matter found in Moderna vaccine in Gunma

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 29, 2021)

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Aug. 29, 2021): 1,460,026

  • August 29, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:52 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

2 pct of adults in Japan seen having gambling-linked problems

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Sight-impaired Paralympian hit by autonomous bus in athletes’ village

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Child abuse cases top 200,000 in Japan in FY 2020

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:34 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Babies under 1 make up half of child abuse deaths in Japan

  • August 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo, LA agree to accelerate exchange

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 33
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Use European systems as examples in considering proof of vaccination

  • August 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Caves on island off Henoko hold limestone ‘jewel box’ of structures

  • August 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: With friends like this,…

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Teach toddlers English: Japan educator campaigns for early start

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:54 a.m.
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