September 2, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 2, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 2, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga to skip international confab in Russia

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian man “who swam over” to Hokkaido has applied for refugee status

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo , 9:44 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. and Japan make climate response ‘pillar’ of ties as COP26 nears

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to field NTT official for key ITU post

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Botched mission to Afghanistan due to bad planning, slow response

  • September 1, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: SDF quietly breaks new ground in Afghanistan withdrawal

  • September 1, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: All nations must help stabilize Afghanistan after US withdrawal

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

The implications of Russian prime minister’s visit to Etorofu for the Northern Territories issue

  • August 21, 2021
  • , Shukan Toyo Keizai , p. 78-79
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INTERNATIONAL

1905 rescue of Russian crew by Japan locals turned into documentary

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:48 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan release joint statement on climate

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan sets up temporary office in Doha for talks with Taliban

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Keidanren to agree to discussions on carbon tax

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Gov’t sets up office to examine measures against money laundering

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 33
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ECONOMY

Japan’s April-June capital spending sees 1st rise in 5 quarters

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan new auto sales down 2.1 pct in Aug.

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships sighted near Senkakus for 24th consecutive day

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Japan, Taiwan offer different analyses of China’s warship deployment

  • August 31, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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POLITICS

Suga reportedly says next LDP leader should decide date of general election

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 1, 2021  

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP members unenthusiastic about prospect of leadership position under Suga

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga abandons snap election in 11th hour meeting with party brass

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:54 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Moves of LDP intraparty factions ahead of party leadership race

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Takaichi says she has enough backers to run for LDP president

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Roundup of newspaper editorials on LDP presidential election

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Japan launches Digital Agency to push ahead with long-overdue reforms

  • September 1, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan launches agency to undo ‘digital defeat’: 5 things to know

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Digital Agency must accomplish tasks both ethically and practically

  • September 2, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:59 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga rules out Lower House dissolution in September 

  • September 2, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan launches Digital Agency 

  • September 2, 2021
  • , All national papers
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OPINION POLLS

Trend in five-poll average Cabinet support rate and Cabinet support rate in Social Survey Research Center poll

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Saitama University Social Survey Research Center digital
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SCIENCE

U.S. military comments on COVID-19 resurgence on Okinawa bases

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

METI to allocate 119.5 billion yen for offshore wind power

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SCIENCE

Foreign material in Moderna vaccine found to be stainless steel

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SCIENCE

Mu variant of COVID-19 detected in Japan

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

GSDF announces 135 cases of COVID-19 at Camp Otsu, Shiga

  • September 2, 2021
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

American Olympic staff member arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 23
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SOCIETY

Japan’s police to increasingly partner up with AI to fight crime

  • September 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to run mass vaccination venues till late Nov.

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

TPP nations agree to open talks on Britain’s entry soon

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

School is back in Japan, but COVID-19 is keeping some children at home

  • September 1, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: No. of new cases over the past week in Tokyo Metropolitan Area

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 33 key prefectures (Aug. 31, 2021)

  • September 1, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:31 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 1, 2021)

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 1, 2021): 1,511,373

  • September 1, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:14 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan mayor who bit Olympian’s gold medal tests positive for COVID

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:45 p.m.
  • English Press
  • COVID-19
  • OPINION POLLS
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