September 9, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 9, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 9, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Expert: Russian man who swam over from Kunashiri may just be Japan nerd

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Shukan Shincho digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian man “swam for 23 hours” from Kunashiri to Hokkaido

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Hokkaido Broadcasting Co. digital , 5:41 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese gov’t rep in contact with Taliban: CCS Kato

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan vows full support for ASEAN’s Myanmar envoy to resolve crisis

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: It’s in America’s interests to court ASEAN

  • September 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Taliban’s actions to be tested in Afghanistan’s new government

  • September 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga mulls U.S. visit in late September to attend Quad meeting 

  • September 9, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan 

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

After 20 years, Japan still stuck in deflationary mindset: Kuroda

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Monetary easing to continue after COVID: BOJ Gov. Kuroda

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

METI solicits public comment on revised Basic Energy Plan

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

INTERVIEW: TEPCO eyeing floating wind farms in 2nd half of 2020s

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:19 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s pandemic-linked biz failures in Jan.-Aug. top 1,000

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:02 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan economy watcher sentiment worsens in August

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:58 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Farm ministry to help boost organic farming in Japan

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:02 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan govt to raise imported wheat prices by 19 pct

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:45 p.m.
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SECURITY

Ginowan legislature protests release of toxic water from Futenma base

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 31st consecutive day

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

2 Chinese destroyers pass through Miyako Strait

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:14 a.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. Space Force chief convinced China would use satellite killers

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Aircraft carrier’s visit shows Britain’s commitment: envoy

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:04 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

How can Japan boost deterrence in an era of “defense without weapons”?

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Kono decides to run in LDP presidential race

  • September 9, 2021
  • , NHK
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POLITICS

Future of nuclear power looms over Japan’s LDP leadership race

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:37 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 8, 2021

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Abe protege Takaichi to contend election with hawkish China agenda

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:42 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Fumio Kishida steps into the ring for the second time in a year

  • September 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Opposition parties sign joint policy pact ahead of fall election

  • September 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:56 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

With Suga stepping off stage, CDPJ turns to JCP for election boost

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Japan Digital Agency sets up expert panel

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida vows to narrow income gap 

  • September 9, 2021
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POLITICS

Takaichi announces candidacy for LDP race 

  • September 9, 2021
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SCIENCE

EU to close border to Japanese citizens again

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Yomiuri digital
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SCIENCE

Japan’s research capabilities steadily deteriorate

  • August 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 19
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SCIENCE

GOJ to ease COVID-19 restrictions around November

  • September 9, 2021
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SCIENCE

GOJ plans to extend COVID-19 state of emergency

  • September 9, 2021
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Korean students denied COVID-19 financial aid call for fair access

  • September 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan machine maker’s CEO sues govt, claiming illegalprobes

  • September 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:26 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Citizens urge 8 parties to back U.S. no-first-use nuke policy

  • September 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to cut quarantine to 10 days for vaccinated travelers

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:57 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Maps of government’s plan for COVID measures (Sept. 9, 2021)

  • September 9, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 4:49 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 8, 2021)

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 8, 2021): 1,606,436

  • September 8, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:02 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Yaeyama High School student’s final paper praised by prestigious U.S. university

  • September 4, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
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