September 30, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 30, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 30, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

State Department welcomes election of Kishida as new LDP president

  • September 30, 2021
  • , TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. ready to work with new LDP leader Kishida

  • September 30, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to seek close ties with next Japanese PM amid China rivalry

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Diplomatic challenges facing Kishida, Japan’s soon-to-be PM

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:56 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Japan faces a rapidly changing Indo-Pacific security environment

  • September 29, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. sanctions spur China and Russia to build up cross-border links

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Quad nations must engage in multilayered effort to deter China

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China, South Korea react to election of Kishida as LDP leader 

  • September 30, 2021
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ECONOMY

Japan businesses hope for revival of COVID-hit economy under new PM

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:06 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

FOCUS: Tokyo stock market to remain firm under new LDP leader Kishida

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

As China clamps down on crypto, Japan blind to personal transfers

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s GPIF to avoid yuan-denominated Chinese sovereign bonds

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:04 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Kishidanomics promises ‘virtuous growth cycle’ with redistribution

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

High court holds govt liable for damages over n-accident for 3rd time

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

8 Japanese automakers’ domestic output falls 16.3 pct in Aug.

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Business leaders welcome Kishida’s election as LDP leader

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Level of contaminants in water near Futenma drops considerably

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 16th consecutive day

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

DPRK aims for its missiles to penetrate Japan-U.S.-ROK defense network

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 11
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POLITICS

Kishida mulls new LDP executive lineup and cabinet posts

  • September 30, 2021
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POLITICS

Kishida’s victory meets with mixed reactions in Okinawa

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: New LDP chief Kishida must work to restore faded public trust

  • September 30, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Analysis: China and Taiwan bids catch CPTPP chair Japan off guard

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Soon-to-be PM Kishida should protect the people and win their trust

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Editorial: Kishida’s ascension to LDP leadership highlights Nagatacho logic

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
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POLITICS

Editorial: Kishida administration should listen to the people

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Expert: Kishida will benefit from his international reputation

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Commentary: Japan needs a reformer, not stabilizer, in next PM Kishida

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:03 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida’s longevity as PM hinges on Nov. general election

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

In backing Fumio Kishida, LDP opts for ‘stable realist’

  • September 29, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Komeito leader vows to unite with LDP for upcoming LH election

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Who is Fumio Kishida, Japan’s next prime minister?

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Kishida, moderate faction chief, long seen as potential Japan leader

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:33 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida a politician who ‘listens’ and takes notes

  • September 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:29 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Excerpts from Japan’s new LDP President Kishida’s victory speech

  • September 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 7:03 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida wins LDP presidential race, will become prime minister

  • September 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Fumio Kishida elected as new leader of Japan’s ruling LDP

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on September 29, 2021

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Kishida elected as new LDP leader, set to become next prime minister 

  • September 30, 2021
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POLITICS

Opposition leaders express low expectations for change under Kishida 

  • September 30, 2021
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SCIENCE

Shionogi to seek approval for oral COVID drug

  • September 30, 2021
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SOCIETY

Tokyo government to lower its COVID-19 alert level by one notch

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

Japanese abductees’ kin urge Kishida to resolve issue as new PM

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Mitsubishi Tanabe to bring plant-derived COVID vaccine to Japan

  • September 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Five COVID-19 indicators for 27 key prefectures (Sept. 28, 2021)

  • September 29, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 6:01 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 29, 2021)

  • September 30, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic – Cumulative total no. of COVID-19 cases in Japan (Sept. 29, 2021): 1,700,326

  • September 29, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:04 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Prosecutors seek two-year prison term for Greg Kelly over financial misconduct

  • September 30, 2021
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