October 8, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 8, 2021
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • October 8, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea says abduction issue “completely resolved”

  • October 8, 2021
  • , NHK, NTV, TBS, Fuji TV
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Kishida arranging first telephone conference with Xi

  • October 8, 2021
  • , TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Greene pays courtesy call on Kyotango Mayor Nakayama

  • October 7, 2021
  • , Mainichi Broadcasting System , 7:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Act on Myanmar now or brace for another protracted civil war

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

French report says China is encouraging Okinawa’s independence

  • October 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia leaders agree to move forward with peace treaty talks

  • October 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan tilts toward nuclear energy with METI back in driver’s seat

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

METI, Mitsui & Co. announce creation of CO2 emissions trading rules

  • October 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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ECONOMY

New labor leader hopes to help women crack the glass ceiling

  • October 7, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Agreement to raise pacific bluefin tuna catch quotas reaffirmed

  • October 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan oil giant ENEOS to buy renewables startup for $1.7bn

  • October 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. submarine hits object in South China Sea

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Fuji TV
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SECURITY

U.S. nuclear-powered sub collides with unknown object in Indo-Pacific

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 24th consecutive day

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Commentary: Will mixed expectations on Kishida affect economic security?

  • October 7, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

PM Kishida delivers his first policy speech

  • October 8, 2021
  • , TBS , Jiji Press
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POLITICS

Kishida vows economic growth, redistribution in 1st policy speech

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 7, 2021

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Cross-strait military balance “changing in favor of China,” CCS Matsuno

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Councillors

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Commentary: Is Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida a Keynesian?

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:10 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP to focus on “new capitalism” to address wage gap

  • October 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Infographic: Comparison of Komeito’s election manifestos in 2017 and 2021

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Commentary: What’s behind Japan’s ambivalence about Kishida

  • October 7, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Don’t be fooled: Factions still call the shots

  • October 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Two Upper House by-elections are bellwether for general election  

  • October 8, 2021
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Largest labor union displeased with CDPJ’s tie-up with communists  

  • October 8, 2021
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

Gov’t to build technology evaluation center for open 5G network

  • October 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

U.S. and Japan dominate patents for chip material favored by Tesla

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:15 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Vaccination centers closing down

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Asahi
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SOCIETY

Cycling around Tokyo

  • October 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 3
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SOCIETY

To raise Japan’s tepid birthrate, get men off the couch

  • October 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:09 p.m.
  • English Press
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