September 15, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 15, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 15, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea fires what appear to be ballistic missiles

  • September 15, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

With term set to expire, Suga looks to reaffirm Japan’s role in ‘Quad’ at summit

  • September 15, 2021
  • , The Japan Times , p. 1
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

EU pushes for deeper Indo-Pacific ties in face of China concerns

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

S.Korean top court rejects Mitsubishi appeal

  • September 13, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 9:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t to provide public health assistance to emerging and developing nations

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi likely to visit U.S. for UN General Assembly 

  • September 15, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to donate COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan and three Asian nations 

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

RCEP needs to keep pace with economic growth: Japan min.

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:20 p.m.
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ECONOMY

China and ASEAN push for timely RCEP start as Jan. 1 looms

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:24 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s LDP race throws wrench into post-Kuroda BOJ preparations

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan FSA to establish working group on money laundering

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:54 a.m.
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ECONOMY

SoftBank’s 5G network to cover 80 pct of Japan population

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:38 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan faces risk of winter power shortage due to fierce competition over LNG

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SECURITY

Commentary: Improve capabilities to detect and track DPRK missile launches

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
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SECURITY

Police used JAXA technology in counterterrorism measures during Olympics

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 27
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SECURITY

Gov’t seeking to increase personnel working on economic security by over 100

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Editorial: Japan Coast Guard needs to strengthen defense structure for Senkaku Islands

  • September 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Four Chinese warships pass by Kagoshima into East China Sea

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 14, 2021

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Younger LDP legislators form supra-factional group to call for change

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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POLITICS

China urges Japan’s PM candidates not to meddle in internal affairs

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

“Team Suga” lost steam due to Kantei’s poor functioning

  • September 10, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Former LDP hopeful toiling to weaken party’s support

  • September 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 10:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan names new heads of national, Tokyo police

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:02 p.m.
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POLITICS

Ishiba decides not to run in LDP presidential race 

  • September 15, 2021
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POLITICS

Most LDP factions not likely to endorse any presidential candidate 

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SCIENCE

Environment minister comments on U.S. military’s release of treated water

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 27 key prefectures (Sept. 13, 2021)

  • September 15, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 1:32 p.m.
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SOCIETY

NGOs ask govt. to help evacuate Afghan associates

  • September 14, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan eyes heavier penalties for online libel

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Myanmar soccer player joins futsal club in Japan

  • September 14, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s centenarians to set record for 51st year in a row

  • September 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Much-maligned music festival in Aichi spawns COVID-19 cluster

  • September 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 14, 2021)

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 14, 2021): 1,652,123

  • September 14, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:39 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Heath ministry panel to discuss COVID-19 booster shots

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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EDUCATION

Many Japan universities not warning foreign students about taking back restricted technology

  • September 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:46 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Criticized online, cram school deletes Nanking Massacre deaths

  • September 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:35 p.m.
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