September 27, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 27, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 27, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

McMaster says ASEAN should welcome AUKUS alliance and Quad

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China-Taiwan tensions pose tough questions for Japan PM hopefuls

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Quad’s 4 major democracies must work to further deepen cooperation

  • September 26, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:53 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: AUKUS shakes up the region, but that is a good thing

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

INTERNATIONAL

Quad expands cooperation to space at first in-person summit

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Suga leaves key diplomatic issues for his successor to have to resolve

  • September 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan axes symbols of authoritarian past in push to rebrand

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Quad leaders affirm unity with China in mind at first in-person meeting 

  • September 25, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Quad members downplay anti-China line to court India, ASEAN 

  • September 26, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Biden administration keen to highlight Quad unity 

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei , NTV
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga bids farewell to President Biden  

  • September 26, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia hold summit in Washington    

  • September 25, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. not planning to rejoin TPP

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

How the winner of Japan’s PM race could affect markets

  • September 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Taiwan’s TPP bid must be examined based on rules, not China’s opinions

  • September 25, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan sees no technical problem with Taiwan joining TPP

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nuclear power not as cheap as METI wants us to believe

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Japan needs resilient economy to overcome new challenges: white paper

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:38 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Top labor union likely to elect first female president

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 13th consecutive day

  • September 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested on DUI charge in Naha

  • September 27, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 21
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SECURITY

Japanese hospitals increasingly at risk of cyberattacks

  • September 26, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

75% of hospitals have no cybersecurity measures in place: survey

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 27
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SECURITY

Largest opposition party vows to “suspend” Futenma relocation  

  • September 25, 2021
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on September 26, 2021

  • September 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on September 25, 2021

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on September 24, 2021

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Sept. 27-Oct. 3

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP leadership race to be Japan’s next PM likely to end with runoff, Yomiuri survey says

  • September 27, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Hosoda supportive of Kishida in LDP presidential race

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

MHLW Minister Tamura expresses his support for Kono as LDP president

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Suga rejects prospect of ministerial post

  • September 26, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:43 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Some Kishida supporters might be reluctant to support Takaichi in a runoff

  • September 27, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Biden asks Suga to offer advice even after stepping down

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:49 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida seen taking lead in lawmaker votes in LDP race

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:47 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kono still top pick to be next Japan PM, Kyodo News poll of LDP rank-and-file members

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:34 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

All 4 LDP leader candidates vow to spur tourism demand

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:38 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

3 LDP leader candidates call for stronger Senkaku security

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:26 p.m.
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POLITICS

3 LDP candidates vow future-oriented constitution reform

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:29 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: LDP candidates must use debates to restore people’s peace of mind

  • September 25, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP presidential candidates battle for support on SNS

  • September 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Editorial: How to respond to disasters key issue for LDP candidates

  • September 25, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Sanae Takaichi emerges as dark horse candidate in LDP leadership race

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

POLITICS

Suga highlights Japan’s COVID-19 vaccine support

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Digital Agency exec punished, minister returns salary over dining

  • September 24, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Runoff likely in LDP presidential race 

  • September 27, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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POLITICS

Polls show 46% favor Kono as next LDP leader 

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

LDP race: Kono leads Kishida 46% to 17%, Nikkei poll

  • September 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:47 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Marubeni aims to put electric flying cars in Japan’s skies

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:36 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ inclined to completely lift COVID-19 state of emergency on Thursday

  • September 27, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan reviews medical system ahead of possible 6th COVID wave

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

As Japan’s fifth COVID-19 wave wanes, officials warn against complacency

  • September 26, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo feared to have countless asymptomatic virus patients

  • September 24, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 27 key prefectures (Sept. 23, 2021)

  • September 24, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:26 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 26, 2021)

  • September 27, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 26, 2021): 1,695,477

  • September 26, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:45 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Customs in Japan seizing more cannabis

  • September 27, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , EP-ko
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