August 31, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 31, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 31, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Man who swam over from Kunashiri hopes to apply for refugee status

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Hokkaido Cultural Broadcasting digital , 7:55 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. completes troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

  • August 31, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China, S. Korea to cooperate in cultural dissemination

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:28 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Special Envoy for Climate Kerry visits Japan 

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Trade Minister Kajiyama: “Support SMR development”

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 10
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Misinformation must be filtered out over plan to release N-plant water

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tokyo Gov. says consideration for hosting IR put on hold

  • August 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 33
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ECONOMY

8 Japan automakers’ global output falls amid chip shortages

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:10 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Safety data flap should disqualify JAPC as nuke plant operator

  • August 30, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Finding more land for solar power facilities key to nation’s energy goals

  • August 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:08 p.m.
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SECURITY

Constitutional restrictions hampered Japan’s evacuation efforts

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships enter territorial waters for third consecutive day

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan Police Agency seeks 5 b. yen for cyberattack measures

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Failed Afghan airlift requires a rigorous postmortem

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Fujitsu hackers may have targeted critical infrastructure

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 1, p. 3
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SDF troops in Pakistan to be recalled soon

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 30, 2021

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Interview: LDP sec.-gen. Nikai unhappy with proposal to limit tenure

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:02 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Rank-and-file votes determine LDP presidential race

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Opinion: The ground under Japan’s ruling coalition is starting to shift

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Yokohama to withdraw from IR race

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Heavyweights in Lower House to retire, make way for new blood

  • August 30, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

DPFP’s Tamaki: Aiming to be a second conservative party

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Suga to replace LDP secretary general ahead of party race, general election

  • August 31, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

LDP policy chief decides against seeking party presidency

  • August 31, 2021
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POLITICS

Suga instructs LDP to come up with new economic stimulus measures

  • August 31, 2021
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OPINION POLLS

Japan public favors Kono and Ishiba in LDP race, Nikkei poll

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

COVID-19 state of emergency likely to be extended again 

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Japan eyes stricter penalties for cyberbullies

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Contaminants found in more Moderna COVID vaccine in Japan

  • August 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Surge in child abuse cases shows risk of pandemic-related isolation

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Aug. 30, 2021): 1,473,653

  • August 30, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 11:37 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 33 key prefectures (Aug. 29, 2021)

  • August 30, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:16 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 30, 2021)

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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