September 7, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 7, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 7, 2021
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S.-Japan alliance to take hit from Suga’s decision to step down

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. watches Japan’s leadership race, hoping for a stable partner

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-U.S. envoy to Japan calls Suga “trusted ally”

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to open embassy in Kiribati

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: With Afghan withdrawal complete, work begins anew

  • September 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. expresses gratitude to Prime Minister Suga

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign ministers of G7, China, Russia to hold talks on Afghanistan

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Putin proposes setting up “special economic zone” in Northern Territories

  • September 4, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Comfort woman statue in Berlin to remain on display

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

More countries institute regulations on foreign investment

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan business community surprised at Suga’s resignation plan

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SMIC to build $8.87bn Shanghai chip plant in challenge to TSMC

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese insurers suspending insurance for new coal-fired power plants

  • September 2, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Logistics union chief Namba likely to succeed Kozu as Rengo head

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Miyagi urges alternatives to Fukushima radioactive water release

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:26 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Apple supplier Murata buys US maker of power-saving tech

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:27 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Foreign investors unhappy with English information

  • September 4, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 2:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Apple’s FTC-prompted fee revision should benefit makers, users of apps

  • September 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa calls for incineration of PFOS-contaminated water

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 29th consecutive day

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Miyazaki town in effect accepts hosting F-35B

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Editorial: China’s large military buildup means Japan must boost defense capabilities

  • September 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Record defense budget mired in questions about cost-effectiveness

  • September 3, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa police arrest U.S. Marine for DUI

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

British aircraft carrier makes first-ever port call in Japan 

  • September 7, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

High levels of PFOS detected in water at ASDF Naha base 

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Asahi evening edition
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 3, 2021

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 4, 2021

  • September 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 5, 2021

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 6, 2021

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Sept. 6-12

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:44 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kono emerges as top contender to replace Suga in polls as LDP race gains steam

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s Ishiba balks at running in party race, in boon for Kono

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:02 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Amari indicates his support for Kishida

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP factions divided over leadership election

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:39 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Generational divide clashes with factions in Japan’s ruling party

  • September 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:36 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Young Turks calling the shots as LDP race heats up

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kato thanks Japanese people for cooperation over Tokyo Games

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Lower house election likely 1st to be held after term expiration

  • September 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Rank-and-file LDP members’ voting trends seen as key for Japan PM’s successor race

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Public opinion likely to affect LDP presidential election

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:56 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Potential candidates jockeying for position in LDP presidential race

  • September 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Could Japan soon have a female leader? Sanae Takaichi emerges as a contender

  • September 5, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Countering China is top priority for Japan PM contender Kishida

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:49 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga’s fall fulfills myth of ‘Olympic jinx’

  • September 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

A behind-the-scenes look at Suga’s shocking decision to quit the LDP race

  • September 5, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Three moments that put Japan PM Suga on road to resignation

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:18 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Opinion: Suga’s exit deals a major blow to Japan’s opposition

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga exhausted by Tokyo Games

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s Suga to leave without progress in key diplomatic issues

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:01 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan govt officials shocked by Suga’s resignation plan

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:29 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan opposition slams Suga’s “irresponsible” resignation

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Opposition desperately wanted Suga to stay in office

  • September 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

In the end, no one was there to help Suga remain as LDP leader

  • September 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga’s abrupt exit plan met with surprise by Japanese public

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:59 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga a casualty of his own failed responses to COVID-19 crisis

  • September 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Incumbent Ibaraki governor wins second term

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:54 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kono tops opinion polls as best pick for Japan’s next PM 

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Ishiba appears hesitant to run in LDP presidential race 

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Opposition parties have sense of crisis over low party support rates

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan to formalize global warming countermeasures by Oct.

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s ‘work-via-robot’ cafe helps disabled workers shine

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Keidanren seeks to ease quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers

  • September 7, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

GOJ to start issuing digital vaccine certificates in December

  • September 5, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Departure of Suga may affect Japan’s decarbonization efforts 

  • September 5, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ mulls extending COVID-19 state of emergency beyond Sept. 12

  • September 5, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ experts’ panel proposes measures to ease COVID-19 restrictions

  • September 4, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to purchase 150 million doses of Novavax vaccine

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Canada, France and Singapore begin to recognize Japan’s vaccine passports

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

20 years after 9/11, Thomas Friedman argues for more cooperation and less confrontation

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:04 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese painter’s work offers prayer for Sept. 11 victims

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Pfizer to complete vaccine supply to Japan for 2021 in Oct.

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan looks at booster shots amid prolonged COVID-19 crisis

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Tokyo Paralympic Games encourage people to face, overcome difficulties

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

With Tokyo Olympics over, debate looms on covering financial loss

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Raise public awareness of refugees’ hardships even after Tokyo Games

  • September 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Eager to chair again, organizer boosts Sapporo’s 2030 Games bid

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Public health centers in crisis due to COVID-19 workload

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Joint efforts needed to reinforce medical services to fight pandemic

  • September 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Emperor and his family move to renovated Imperial Palace

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 33 key prefectures (Sept. 5, 2021)

  • September 6, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:50 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 6, 2021)

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 6, 2021): 1,583,447

  • September 6, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:07 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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