September 3, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 3, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news   

  • September 3, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. signals surprise over Japan PM Suga’s intention to resign

  • September 3, 2021
  • , NHK , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to protect Afghan personnel in neighboring nations

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

S. Korea court drops order for Mitsubishi Heavy asset seizure

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Lessons learned from U.S. exit from Afghanistan must be applied in future

  • September 3, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Renesas president focuses on increased output, analog tech

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

Japan FTC to end probe into Apple over app fees

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese engineers find greener pastures with Chinese automakers

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:43 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Will Japan’s election year stock gains hold true under Suga?

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MUFG bank, 8 others form investment firm for renewable energy

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Water released by U.S. military “cannot be said to be safe”

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 33
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SECURITY

SDF C-2 transport plane returns to Japan from Afghanistan

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 25th consecutive day

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested on suspicion of DUI

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SDF members are leaving Pakistan

  • September 2, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Cyberattacks on Tokyo government’s contractor

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Woman shows Okinawa’s plight with photos of U.S. copter crash

  • September 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

LDP reviews evacuation mission in Afghanistan

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Suga decides not to run in LDP leadership race

  • September 3, 2021
  • , NHK, TBS , Kyodo News
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Suga bows out of seeking re-election as head of ruling LDP

  • September 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s Yoshihide Suga to resign as prime minister

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

U.S. signals surprise over Japan PM Suga’s intention to resign

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 2, 2021

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Interview with Kishida on his bid for LDP presidency

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

LDP leadership fight intensifies as Suga rival outlines COVID-19 plans

  • September 2, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

“We won’t offer election support” says Kanagawa LDP head

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 34
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga clearly interested only in saving his political skin

  • September 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga orders specific measures for Japan growth strategy

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga plans to change LDP leadership lineup on Sept. 6 

  • September 3, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

Ginowan mayor, GOJ officials discuss U.S. military’s release of treated water

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

METI sets up decarbonization office

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

Japan mulling requiring disclosures on climate change risks

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:31 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan-built flying car set for first test flights on home turf

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:58 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Osaka pachinko parlor becomes makeshift vaccination site

  • September 2, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to accept vaccination reservations from 30,000 more younger people

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Uber Eats Japan halts hiring of foreign students for food delivery

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Emperor Emeritus Akihito becomes oldest Japanese sovereign

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 33 key prefectures (Sept. 1, 2021)

  • September 2, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:28 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 2, 2021)

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 2, 2021): 1,529,589

  • September 2, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:28 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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