September 16, 2021

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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 16, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: North Korea risks closing door to dialogue with senseless provocations

  • September 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:19 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Alliance with U.S. remains cornerstone for Japan

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: U.S. has high expectations for Japan and its powers of communication

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Xi government is stepping up efforts to concentrate power

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. and China should continue talks to avoid conflict

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Huawei vows to lead in 6G as U.S. and Japan challenge China

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Takeuchi to become OECD deputy secretary-general

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:40 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea fires ballistic missiles into waters within Japan’s EEZ 

  • September 16, 2021
  • , All national papers , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Special Representative Kim comments on DPRK in meeting with Japanese journalists  

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan confirms safety of Shimane n-plant reactor for restart

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Exclusive: Japan mulls bluefin tuna catch quota for sport anglers

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan visitors down 99% in Aug. from 2019 as border controls kept

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:24 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Clear vision needed for future of still-evacuated Fukushima areas

  • September 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:40 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt lowers economic view for 1st time in 4 months

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JCCI calls for expansion of Go To campaign coverage

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Leading Okinawa businessman to stop supporting anti-base campaign

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for second consecutive day

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Gov’t revises estimate of DPRK projectiles’ landing spot

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Opinion: Japan’s advanced technologies targeted by foreign countries

  • September 12, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

PM Suga reflects on his year in office

  • September 16, 2021
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Noon news

  • September 16, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 15, 2021

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan protests increased number of Chinese patrol vessels near Senkakus

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 3
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POLITICS

Kishida supports continuation of nuclear fuel cycle

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

30s–40s age group backs Kono, 60+ group supports Ishiba

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Tanigaki Group will back Kishida in LDP presidential election

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

Three LDP presidential candidates strive to win group votes

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

DPFP pledges 50-t.-yen COVID-19 package for Lower House election

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japanese opposition CDP struggling to improve fortune

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: With candidates kowtowing to Abe, the LDP poll is only a farce

  • September 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ishiba decides not to run for LDP president, backing Kono instead

  • September 16, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Gov’t to monitor private satellites more closely

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Companies to disclose more detailed emissions data

  • September 14, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Osaka inks deal to make flying cars to transport 2025 Expo guests

  • September 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan lays groundwork for ‘level 4’ autonomous driving

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:34 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s top COVID-19 adviser expresses caution about easing restrictions

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan immigration footage shows mistreatment of detained foreigner

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Perry’s lost flag replicated, given to descendant of U.S. immigrant

  • September 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 27 key prefectures (Sept. 14, 2021)

  • September 15, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 8:58 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 15, 2021)

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 15, 2021): 1,658,923

  • September 15, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:56 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

Expat children in Japan risk falling behind in Japanese lessons

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:08 a.m.
  • English Press
  • COVID-19
  • OPINION POLLS
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