September 8, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 8, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 8, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

“I am fed up with Putin administration,” Russian man seeking refugee status

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo , 8:13 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

22% felt affinity with China in 2020, a drop from 79% in 1980

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to send former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Uemura to Doha

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Japan’s next leader must keep Russia at a distance

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S., S. Korea to hold talks next week over N. Korea

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Afghans who supported Japan projects plead to be evacuated

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:42 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cabinet ministers comment on 70th anniversary of San Francisco Peace Treaty 

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Eight domestic pharmaceutical companies agree to share data for drug discovery

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

Japan aims to spur carbon trading under J-Credit scheme

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

IAEA begins review of Fukushima water release

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Decarbonization forces a shift in energy business

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

TEPCO partially resumes purification of contaminated water

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 29
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ECONOMY

Japan OKs Shimane nuclear plant’s evacuation plan

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:22 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: TEPCO plan to discharge water relies on winning local trust

  • September 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SoftBank to build startup campus in Japan’s Aichi Prefecture

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Amazon and Mitsubishi to set up 450 solar power plants in Japan

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 30th consecutive day

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Russia to conduct firing drill again in Northern Territories

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Moves within LDP heating up ahead of party presidential race

  • September 8, 2021
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 7, 2021

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan eyes convening parliament Oct. 4 to choose new prime minister

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:53 p.m
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Lawmaker rightly censured for shameful attempt to pervert justice

  • September 8, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:49 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Vaccine chief Kono draws flak for blocking Twitter critics

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Facing intraparty obstacles, Ishiba wrestles with role in LDP election

  • September 7, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ishiba faction increasingly cautious about candidacy in LDP race

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Aso says COVID-19 outbreak largely brought under control

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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POLITICS

Takaichi to announce candidacy in LDP leadership race 

  • September 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Top opposition party unveils policy manifesto for general election 

  • September 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
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OPINION POLLS

Japan’s vaccine czar Kono picked by 23% as suitable next PM, Yomiuri spot poll

  • September 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:58 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

47% say PM’s resignation was matter of course, Yomiuri spot poll

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

Spot opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News spot opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • September 6, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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OPINION POLLS

Highlights of August 2021 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • September 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1673] – pp. 8–11
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OPINION POLLS

63% say Tokyo Games no help to 2011 disaster zone, NHK regional poll

  • September 7, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Okinawa asks U.S., Japanese governments to reduce aircraft noise

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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SCIENCE

SDF to check tanks nationwide following PFOS detection at Naha base

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

University of Kyoto runs program eyeing settlement on Mars in future

  • September 1, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 10
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Japan considering easing COVID-19 border control: Kato

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Major rethink of casino strategy cannot come soon enough

  • September 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 7, 2021)

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 7, 2021): 1,594,042

  • September 7, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:47 p.m.
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