September 22, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 22, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 22, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Quad to promote cooperation over 5G, biotechnology

  • September 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga administration has focused on deepening Japan-U.S. relationship

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Russian lower house poll distorted into a tool to showcase Putin’s rule

  • September 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:29 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: CPTPP members must carefully judge China’s sincerity to join

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Quad leaders to affirm cooperation on advanced technology 

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

U.S. lifts post-Fukushima import restrictions on Japan farm products

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:28 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren head warns against making compromises to China over TPP

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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ECONOMY

EU to ease restrictions on food imports from Japan

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan explains treated water release plan to IAEA

  • September 21, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan commercial land prices post bigger drop in 2021

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:44 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Docomo to abolish mobile phone cancellation fees

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for eighth consecutive day

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

Miyake: Japan must use “non-military” deterrence even in peacetime

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Commander of UK aircraft carrier: DPRK’s provocations a clear cause for concern

  • September 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , pp. 2-6
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

DM Kishi says security legislation has improved deterrence of Japan-U.S. alliance

  • September 18, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

LDP presidential candidate Kono cautious about revising SOFA

  • September 19, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 1
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense Ministry launches study on electronic warfare

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Kono proposes easing LDP rule on votes in parliament

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 21, 2021  

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Over 900 candidates likely to run in Japan’s lower house election

  • September 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: LDP candidates need balanced approaches on foreign policy

  • September 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:32 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: LDP candidates must disclose plans for funding their policies

  • September 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

New LDP leader should answer questions sincerely: expert

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP leadership contest / Kishida determined to appoint young lawmakers to key party posts Share

  • September 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP leadership contest / Kono cites social security reform as biggest task

  • September 21, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: Who’s slacking? Dog sleds offer insight into Japan’s LDP race

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:24 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Komeito proposes 100,000-yen handout for under-19s

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Opinion: Shinzo Abe casts a long shadow over LDP leadership race

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

General election likely to be held in early November 

  • September 22, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Top opposition party calls Abenomics a “failure” 

  • September 22, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Defense Minister Kishi comments on U.S.-Japan agreement on Futenma water

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan shipbuilding pins comeback hopes on zero-emissions vessels

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

COVID-19 state of emergency likely to be lifted this month

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Booster shots for elderly to be given from early next year

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

Top GOJ official voices doubts about COVID protocols

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Health ministry changes to trials likely to speed up path to Japan jab

  • September 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Remote isles in Okinawa suffer worst infection rates in Japan

  • September 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 27 key prefectures (Sept. 20, 2021)

  • September 21, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:11 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 21, 2021)

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 21, 2021): 1,681,794

  • September 21, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:46 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Tokyo official: No way we can assess economic impact of Games

  • September 21, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:15 p.m.
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