September 29, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 29, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 29, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK missiles becoming more difficult for Japan to intercept

  • September 29, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Senate split on nominee for ambassador to Japan

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t protests ROK court ruling ordering sale of Mitsubishi Heavy assets

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Public sentiment toward Japan improves in South Korea, Genron NPO poll

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: After U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Japan has a role to play

  • September 28, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Civic activists in U.S. voice opposition to nomination of Rahm Emanuel as envoy to Japan

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK apparently fired short-range ballistic missile on Tuesday  

  • September 29, 2021
  • , All national papers , NHK
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ECONOMY

Japan accelerates moves against money laundering

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Japan’s largest labor body likely to have 1st-ever female president

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Study on economic effects of climate change urged at BOJ July meeting

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s NTT aims for carbon neutrality by 2040

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to discuss establishing spot rice market

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. firm selected as operator of possible casino in Osaka

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

TPP members hold first meeting on UK membership

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 15th consecutive day

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

Japan’s defense chief takes time off due to illness

  • September 29, 2021
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POLITICS

Kishida wins LDP presidential race

  • September 29, 2021
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on September 28, 2021

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Commentary: Japan’s 100th prime minister must bring big ideas for nation’s future

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

PM Suga to launch policy study group after stepping down

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Suga says split of health, labor, welfare ministry inevitable

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga touts achievements, rues short tenure in final press conference

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:38 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Commentary: Taro Kono faces intractable opposition – from his own party

  • September 28, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Politics led by old men won’t address Japan’s gender gap

  • September 28, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP to choose new leader this afternoon   

  • September 29, 2021
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SCIENCE

Defense Ministry begins transporting contaminated water out of MCAS Futenma for incineration

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

MOE to collect data on maritime areas thought suited to offshore wind power

  • September 25, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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SCIENCE

EU commissioner visits Japan and South Korea to discuss Chips Act

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Coronavirus state of emergency to end nationwide tomorrow  

  • September 29, 2021
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SOCIETY

Chesebrough shipwreck continues to bring Japan, U.S. together

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 44
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Lifting of state of emergency must not trigger start of ‘sixth wave’

  • September 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan leans on governors to prevent post-emergency COVID-19 rebound

  • September 28, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Inhumane stance on immigration control needs urgent review

  • September 28, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID nasal spray vaccine set to enter clinical trial in Japan

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:32 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 28, 2021)

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 28, 2021): 1,698,344

  • September 28, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 9:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan to triple COVID-19 medical fees for home visits

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:25 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Organizers to discuss sharing of Tokyo Games deficit

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo logs net population outflow for 4th straight month

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:10 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Places at 46% of private Japanese universities not filled in 2021

  • September 28, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:54 p.m.
  • English Press
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