October 5, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 5, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 5, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

President Biden, PM Kishida hold first telephone conference

  • October 5, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Moon must solve issues over wartime workers during his tenure

  • October 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:31 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Pandora papers: Masayoshi Son, other Japanese named in secret tax haven files

  • October 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Large multilateral naval exercise held off Okinawa

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Focus: New PM Kishida sets middle class income boost as key economic policy

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

New Japan PM Kishida skeptical China will qualify to join CPTPP

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:54 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s energy industry relieved at Kishida becoming new PM

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Businesses urge Kishida to ensure economic recovery from pandemic

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: As LNG prices soar, take steps to avoid electricity shortages in winter

  • October 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt starts accepting casino resort development plans

  • October 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kishida cautious about China’s membership in CPTPP

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 21st consecutive day

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

Tough security challenges await Kishida administration

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. army specialist found guilty of smuggling MDMA

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Defense minister approves USFJ’s continued use of land

  • October 2, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 4, 2021 (PM Kishida)

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 4, 2021 (PM Suga)

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Can Kishida deliver on promise of ‘tolerant’ politics?

  • October 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: What Kishida’s Cabinet picks tell us

  • October 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Challenges await as Kishida takes reins as Japan’s prime minister

  • October 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP dynasties back in spotlight as Kishida takes the reins

  • October 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:33 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe’s venting over cabinet hints at discord among kingmakers

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:54 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida uses new Cabinet to signal continuity to allies and China

  • October 4, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Focus: Japan’s Kishida to promote TPP, economic security with China in sight

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:49 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Kishida designates five Cabinet members as acting interim PM

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Motegi and Noda to flank PM Kishida

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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POLITICS

Deputy CCS Kihara to double as special advisor to Prime Minister

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

PM Kishida selects eight executive secretaries

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

Yoshida Manabu tapped as MHLW vice-minister

  • October 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Infographic: Support rates often fall after cabinet is launched

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Nippon Ishin makes about-face on cooperation with LDP

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Suga Cabinet spent 1.3 billion yen of Cabinet Secretariat classified funds

  • October 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Profile of Kishida: political thoroughbred who overcame failures

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Diplomatic career highlights of new PM Kishida

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:03 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Motegi led Japan’s efforts to donate COVID-19 vaccines

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: New government spokesman Matsuno well-versed in education issues

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Retained Defense Minister Kishi is Abe’s younger brother

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:07 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: New Finance Minister Suzuki brother-in-law of predecessor Aso

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Justice Minister Furukawa known as fan of rock singer Yazawa

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: New transport minister Saito is heavyweight of Komeito

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: New health minister Goto known for management skills

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Industry minister Hagiuda close aide of Abe

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: New farm minister Kaneko dedicated to fostering local industries

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Gender equality minister Noda known as aspirant for 1st female PM

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Vaccination minister Horiuchi is a three-term lower house member

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Environment Minister Yamaguchi ex-member of one-time ruling party DPJ

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Digital minister Makishima known as hunting, game meat enthusiast

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Ninoyu, nat’l public safety chief, was longtime assemblyman

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:49 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Suematsu active in barrier-free push for disabled lawmakers

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:57 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: World Expo minister Wakamiya is well-versed in security policy

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: New Okinawa affairs minister Nishime on mission to develop islands

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: New internal affairs minister Kaneko versed in regional economy

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:34p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Kobayashi named to new post of economic security minister

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

President Biden, other foreign leaders congratulate Japan’s new prime minister 

  • October 5, 2021
  • , All national papers , NHK
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Profile: Economy minister Yamagiwa was veterinarian before entering politics

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

U.S. welcomes Kishida as staunch supporter of alliance 

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Kishida sworn in as premier, to hold general election on Oct. 31 

  • October 5, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Kishida decides on swift election on assumption of high public support 

  • October 5, 2021
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POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP’s presence to rise under Kishida administration  

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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OPINION POLLS

87% say they are anxious about U.S.-China conflict, Nihon Yoron Chosakai poll

  • October 3, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

MOE expects Kishida to carry on Suga’s environmental initiatives

  • October 1, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

No Hokkaido coastal waters designated as “promising areas” for offshore wind power generation

  • September 30, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Trends in household income and the poverty rate, 1985–2018

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

60 pct of Japanese citizens vaccinated against coronavirus

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan not to appeal ruling over deportation of Sri Lankans

  • October 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:38 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Yokota Megumi’s family marks her birthday

  • October 5, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press
  • COVID-19
  • OPINION POLLS
  • Trending Japan