September 1, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 1, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 1, 2021
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Interview with Special Envoy Kerry

  • August 31, 2021
  • , TBS
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Climate envoy Kerry: G20 bears heavy responsibility to combat climate change

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. confirm cooperation for COP26

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. confirm decarbonization cooperation

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:44 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga, U.S. climate envoy Kerry agree to work for decarbonization

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: What lessons can be learned from U.S. defeat in Afghanistan?

  • September 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Vox Populi: Japan must issue lifesaving visas to Afghans who are seeking help

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

INTERNATIONAL

China’s Data Security Law “will affect business activities,” CCS Kato

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan grows ever closer to Japan over vaccines, China fears

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russian Consulate General denies reports that Russian man seeking asylum in Japan will be handed over this week

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Hokkaido Broadcasting Co. digital , 8:55 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Pullout from Afghanistan gives the U.S. a free hand to rebalance to Asia

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Special Envoy for Climate Kerry meets with PM Suga, other cabinet ministers 

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei , NHK , Jiji, Kyodo
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Keidanren to seek expanded tax credits for investments in startups

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s jobless rate falls to 2.8 pct in July

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

New legislation gives companies legal rights to lunar resources

  • September 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s Asakawa re-elected ADB chief, vows to help pandemic recovery

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Chinese components double to 60% in new Huawei smartphone

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:42 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

US benefits as Taiwan tech shifts from China, but Japan left behind

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Int’l body calls on Japan for stronger anti-money laundering actions

  • August 30, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to boost measures on countervailing duties

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Power prices increased 10% in five years even with deregulation

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

ECONOMY

Energy plans that have no strategy will lead to Japan’s decline

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa budget request for FY2022 drops below 300 billion yen for first time in 10 years

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

GSDF to establish missile unit headquarters in Okinawa

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Chinese ships sighted near Senkakus for 23rd consecutive day

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan seeks record defense budget to counter Chinese military

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kishi mulls next moves after failed ASDF mission to Afghanistan

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Ginowan village council approves protest resolution on TFOA incident

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan’s slow response doomed Afghanistan evacuation

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan orders SDF pullout from Afghanistan 

  • September 1, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Suga denies speculation of Lower House dissolution in September

  • September 1, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 31, 2021

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Suga eyes LDP executive reshuffle as early as Mon.

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:49 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

S. Korea court nixes lawsuit by former wartime guards with Japan army

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Budget requests larger than ever but increasing expenditures won’t reassure public

  • September 1, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:18 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Japan’s new digital agency faces numerous challenges

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga may dissolve Lower House in mid-September

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Japan’s FY2022 budget requests hit record 111 trillion yen

  • September 1, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan ministry eyes new subsidy system for decarbonization

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Fujitsu builds quantum-inspired computer to clean up space junk

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

MIC, NTT to develop next-generation semiconductors that are 100-fold faster

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

SCIENCE

NICT to develop research facility for 6G

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan confirms first case of new type of delta variant

  • August 31, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to lift all Fukushima evacuation orders in 2020s

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 33 key prefectures (Aug. 30, 2021)

  • August 31, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 10:07 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Aug. 31, 2021)

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Aug. 31, 2021): 1,491,352

  • August 31, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:27 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Achievement tests show no link between results, school closures

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:18 p.m.
  • English Press
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