September 24, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 24, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 24, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Senate confirms diplomat for East Asia

  • September 24, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan raises yen lending cap for COVID assistance to 700 billion yen

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Why U.S. membership in CPTPP makes more sense than ever

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:26 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Rival China and Taiwan bids put CPTPP’s free trade mettle to test

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:04 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga calls for food import-export regulations based on scientific evidence

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Taiwan’s TPP application may trigger change in China

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan reports major Chinese air incursion after CPTPP bid

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:18 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China blasts Taiwan’s bid to join CPTPP trade pact

  • September 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Putin administration highlights Japan’s responsibility in Second World War

  • September 21, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 8
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: EU’s Indo-Pacific strategy shows reasonable concern over China

  • September 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Management crisis at Evergrande must not be allowed to cause global market confusion

  • September 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:18 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign ministers of U.S., Japan, South Korea affirm cooperation on North Korea 

  • September 24, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, South Korea at odds over wartime issues but vow to improve ties 

  • September 24, 2021
  • , NHK , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

From Pfizer to Shionogi, drugmakers race for coronavirus pills

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:26 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Taiwan officially announces bid for TPP membership, China voices strong opposition

  • September 24, 2021
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for tenth consecutive day

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

Top U.S. military official in Okinawa pays farewell visit to DM Kishi

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Okinawa sets up expert panel to determine source of Futenma PFAS contamination

  • September 23, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Two U.S. soldiers land on private property on Ie Jima during parachute drop training

  • September 23, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 1
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SECURITY

Quad leaders to agree on cooperation in space, cyberspace 

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

U.S. Osprey makes emergency landing at Sendai Airport

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 23, 2021

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP leadership race highly likely to go to runoff

  • September 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP leadership contest / Noda calls for “politics everyone can understand.”

  • September 24, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Pension system reform emerges as LDP election issue

  • September 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

EU climate head says carbon border tax unlikely to hit Japan

  • September 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Kono, Kishida, Takaichi express positive views on law allowing COVID-19 lockdowns

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Japan to ease quarantine curbs for vaccinated travelers

  • September 23, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Only abolishing TITP can solve problems

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Shukan Toyo Keizai , p. 50 - 51
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SOCIETY

More evacuation orders to be lifted in Fukushima for some areas

  • September 24, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 23, 2021)

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 23, 2021): 1,688,630

  • September 23, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:18 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Japan’s universities tightening background checks on foreign students

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:00 a.m.
  • English Press
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