September 13, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 13, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 13, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

1st batch of Afghan evacuees arrive in Japan, more expected to come

  • September 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kato comments on North Korea’s apparent long-range cruise missile tests

  • September 13, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Japan must protect those who helped it in Afghanistan

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

US envoy thanks Japan for post-9/11 support

  • September 11, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 1:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: What a Japanese diplomat learned from 9/11

  • September 10, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida vows to work with other democracies to counter China

  • September 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi eyes visit to New York

  • September 12, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Asian maritime security officers report completion of training program

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 26
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. envoy for North Korea to visit Japan for trilateral talks

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Four Afghan evacuees connected with JICA arrive in Japan

  • September 13, 2021
  • , All national papers , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

White House says Rahm Emanuel will “represent the U.S. interest in Japan”

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Asahi evening edition
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ECONOMY

Ministry considers eliminating foreign investment restrictions on space-related companies

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Japanese media firms worried over Tokyo Kikai share buying

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:42 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Malaysia’s Petronas announces hydrogen project with Japan’s Eneos

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan automakers slash production plans by over 1 million units

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

New subsidies planned for electric minivehicles in Japan

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 33rd consecutive day

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 20
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SECURITY

Apparent Chinese submarine spotted near Japan

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:37 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Russian plane violates Japanese airspace off Hokkaido

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Local assemblies oppose using soil containing remains of war dead in Henoko land reclamation

  • September 9, 2021
  • , Asahi digital , 10:30 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Editorial: Tainted water release by U.S. in Okinawa further deepens mistrust

  • September 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. base deemed at fault for high levels of PFOS in Okinawa sewage

  • September 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan’s fumble in Afghanistan bodes ill for any Taiwan crisis

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan defense chief worried over China’s coast guard law

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

INTERVIEW: Ex-defense chief highlights post-9/11 SDF refueling mission

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

9/11 attacks made Japan reappraise role of SDF

  • September 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Data from over 1,000 PCs using Fortinet VPN in Japan may have leaked

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to launch 2nd SDF space unit in FY 2022

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Europe’s military presence highlights Asia’s importance

  • September 10, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan, Vietnam sign deal on defense equipment and technology transfer 

  • September 12, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

NTV poll shows 25% in favor of Kono as next LDP leader

  • September 13, 2021
  • , NTV
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 11, 2021

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 10, 2021

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Key policies of three candidates seeking LDP presidency

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Taro Kono: Straight-talking social media star is actually a blue blood

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:54 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kono moves to cap ‘maverick’ image in quest for top LDP post

  • September 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan PM candidate Takaichi backs doubling defense budget to 2% GDP

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:33 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: LDP presidential candidates should debate detailed plans to steer nation

  • September 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:02 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Vox Populi: Abe’s shadow appears to loom large in LDP leadership race

  • September 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan likely to have general election in 1st half of November

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:02 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s COVID policymaking is backward, opposition leader says

  • September 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:16 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Yoshimoto Hiroshi named new MEXT administrative vice minister

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Who you gonna call?: Parties with Osaka roots sad to see Suga go

  • September 11, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga urged to candidly assess his failures and achievements

  • September 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ichimi wins 1st term as governor of Japan’s Mie Pref.

  • September 13, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:41 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kono softens stance when announcing candidacy for LDP presidential race 

  • September 11, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Poll shows 27% favor Kono as Japan’s next LDP leader 

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Poll: Voters favor Kono for LDP president

  • September 13, 2021
  • , Asahi digital
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OPINION POLLS

33% want Kono to win LDP presidential race, Asahi poll

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Asahi digital , 11:30 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

27% favor Kono as Japan’s next ruling party leader, Nikkei spot poll

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

53% say they will vote for LDP in next Lower House election, Nikkei spot poll

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Ginowan detects 13 times more PFAS than GOJ guideline in sewage

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

SpaceX and KDDI team up to eliminate wireless blind spots in Japan

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:15 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Mini carbon-capture plants to slash costs, Mitsubishi Heavy says

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

MHLW to begin discussions on administering COVID-19 booster shots

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Nearly 30% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients under 18 were asymptomatic

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Asahi evening edition
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan confirms 18 cases of Eta variant of COVID-19

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

70% of firms with foreign trainees violate law

  • September 12, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan turns to tech to help foreign blue-collar workers

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Harassment led transgender nurse to develop health issues

  • September 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan mulling stricter measures against sex crimes

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 0:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan prioritized domestic trials of Pfizer before rollout, vaccine czar says

  • September 9, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nearly half of former COVID-19 patients have lingering symptoms: survey

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

30 pct of children hospitalized with COVID-19 had no symptoms

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan’s plans for loosened COVID measures premature

  • September 10, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 27 key prefectures (Sept. 9, 2021)

  • September 10, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:52 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 12, 2021): 1,641,688

  • September 12, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:00 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Big question after Tokyo Olympics: So what did it really cost?

  • September 12, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Blue Impulse jets eyed as source of paint stains on 300 cars

  • September 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Rebooting Memories Project helps Japan retain its wartime past

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

9/11 memorial service held at Yokosuka Naval Base

  • September 11, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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EDUCATION

Goldman Sachs Japan donates scholarship fund to Temple Univ.’s Japan Campus

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation
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