September 17, 2021

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HEADLINES

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  • September 17, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 17, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. defends decision to share nuclear sub technology with Australia

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan welcomes EU’s detailed Indo-Pacific strategy

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:32 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan foreign minister to visit New York for U.N. assembly from Wed.

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Beijing eyes fate of pro-China heavyweight as Japan picks leader

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:19 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Tensions rise on Korean Peninsula as both sides test missiles

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:30 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

China officially applies to join CPTPP trade pact

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:53 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan to donate oxygen concentrators to Japan

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

China officially applies to join TPP trade pact

  • September 17, 2021
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ECONOMY

4 Japanese firms to conduct hydrogen supply chain study in Australia

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:08 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan starts 1st survey on human rights issues in supply chains

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:51 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan biz leader backs Kishida’s economic policy

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:00 p.m.
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ECONOMY

MGM and Orix selected as Osaka’s IR operator

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 19
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ECONOMY

Japan to carefully analyze China’s readiness to join TPP after bid

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:26 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Nurture technologies such as next-generation nuclear reactors for decarbonization

  • September 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:33 p.m.
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SECURITY

PFAS levels increased following release of contaminated water from Futenma

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for third consecutive day

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

U.K. Navy to station new vessels in Indo-Pacific for 5 years

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:03 p.m.
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SECURITY

North Korea’s trajectory-shifting missile poses challenge to Japan

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:43 a.m.
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SECURITY

Japan views N. Korean long-range missile tests as failures

  • September 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:45 a.m.
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SECURITY

N. Korean missiles apparently made to evade interception

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:57 p.m.
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SECURITY

SDF chief condemns N. Korea missile launches

  • September 16, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SECURITY

Japan’s missile defense strategy at a standstill

  • September 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:40 p.m.
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POLITICS

Race for LDP presidency officially begins

  • September 17, 2021
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 16, 2021

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of policy stances of candidates in LDP leadership election

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:07 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Yomiuri poll of LDP lawmakers shows neck-and-neck race for Suga successor

  • September 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:12 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan’s ruling LDP leadership race opens with four candidates

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:43 a.m.
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POLITICS

Noda’s entry to make LDP presidential election 4-way race

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:33 p.m.
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POLITICS

Interview: Kono sees social security reform as top issue in LDP race

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:47 p.m.
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POLITICS

Nuclear fuel cycle could play key role in LDP presidential election

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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POLITICS

Kono opposed to replacing nuclear power plants with new ones

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

Kono supports dual surnames, same-sex marriage

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 00:50 p.m.
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POLITICS

Kishida plans to appoint “non-politicians” to LDP board

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP presidential election: 1.1 million members have voting rights

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Abe, Nikai set sights beyond LDP presidential election

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Focus: Accountability seen as key issue in LDP leadership race

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:30 p.m.
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POLITICS

New Tokyo police chief vows to adapt to social changes

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:55 p.m.
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POLITICS

Yoshida Manabu to be named new MHLW Vice-Minister

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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POLITICS

Noda enters LDP leadership race

  • September 17, 2021
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SCIENCE

China accounts for 40% of 6G patent applications: survey

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 p.m.
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SCIENCE

MIC to launch service to prevent satellites from breaking down

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SCIENCE

New power supply system reduces CO2 emissions

  • September 16, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SCIENCE

Experts remain cautious despite decline in new COVID-19 cases 

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

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SCIENCE

MHLW decides to administer COVID-19 booster shots 

  • September 17, 2021
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Denied transfers, 235 psychiatric hospital patients die of COVID-19

  • September 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Abductee’s mother conveys her sorrow to NHK

  • September 16, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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SOCIETY

Chinese pursuit of Avigan patent faces pushback in Japan

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Kyodo News columnist picked as board member of Int’l Press Institute

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:15 p.m.
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SOCIETY

As Japan lags on gender equality, some debate needed for legal targets

  • September 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Use stricter punishment as a tool to prevent vicious cyberbullying

  • September 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 27 key prefectures (Sept. 15, 2021)

  • September 16, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 5:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 16, 2021)

  • September 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 16, 2021): 1,664,626

  • September 16, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:49 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Civic group criticizes gov’t for pressuring publishers to change textbook terminology

  • September 15, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
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