October 12, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 12, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • October 12, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Greene, “Kyogamisaki Communications Site is “important”

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Sankei Kyoto, Tamba, and Tango edition , p. 22
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INTERNATIONAL

Kyotango Mayor requests Chargé Greene help promote Kyotango tourism

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Mainichi Kyoto, Tamba and Tango edition , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida includes Quad, China in first calls; South Korea on hold

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:35 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China watches ‘new neighbor’ Kishida with cautious optimism

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:03 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

For U.S., Kishida administration offers benefit of “consistency”

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

INTERNATIONAL

Fukuoka declares bid to host G-7 summit in 2023

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

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

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

INTERNATIONAL

JICA invests $2.5 mil. in fly-based sanitation startup in Nairobi

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:04 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Hoping for a soft landing

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 14
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida voices hope for early summit with President Biden

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida, Xi agree to build “stable” bilateral relationship

  • October 9, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida, Modi agree to promote Quad framework

  • October 10, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Hardliner on Japan tapped as candidate for next ROK leader

  • October 12, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Additional 53 Afghan staff members and family arrive in Japan

  • October 10, 2021
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ECONOMY

Japan GDP shrinks 0.9% in August from previous month: JCER

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:44 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s wooing of TSMC pays off with $7bn chip plant

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:23 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Sony to join TSMC on new $7bn chip plant in Japan

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:25 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Eneos to acquire renewable energy biz for 200 billion yen

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nissan unveils road map to zero-carbon factories by 2050

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:35 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Report touts benefits of secondary jobs for Japanese workers, firms

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 0:24 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China’s EV makers make foray into Japan truck and bus market

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan April-Sept. business failures hit 57-year low

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TSMC, Sony to build semiconductor factory in Kumamoto

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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SECURITY

U.S. military says pilot error caused F-15’s accidental deployment of flare

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 27th consecutive day

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Sankei digital , 10:41 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan may exempt Australian troops in joint drills from death penalty

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

China’s latest fighter jets, drones display war-making capability

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:37 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan explores defense options for emerging North Korean threats

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:39 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Windscreen falls off from F-2 fighter of ASDF

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:41 a.m.
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SECURITY

China hints at capabilities to strike U.S. Navy ships

  • October 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:19 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested for DUI in Okinawa

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 29
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. submarine hits underwater object

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

GOJ to set up new office on economic security

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct 8, 2021

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 9, 2021

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 7
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 10, 2021

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 11, 2021

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Oct. 11-17

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:42 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Edano: Kishida’s dropped tax plan shows he can’t change anything

  • October 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:57 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Party leaders must discuss specific measures for economic revitalization

  • October 12, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:03 p.m.
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POLITICS

Climate for change? Japan’s net zero goal tests PM Kishida’s will

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan’s largest union hopes for momentum with first female leader

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

For Nikai faction, it’s winter for now

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Saito’s Cabinet appointment is Komeito strategy for LH election

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

POLITICS

Kishida sharply breaks from reform to redistribution in key speech

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:43 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Kishida, the continuity candidate, must pursue real change

  • October 8, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Specific plan for growth, distribution crucial to Kishida’s economic policy

  • October 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Kishida’s first policy speech gives no real clue to his agenda

  • October 9, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Hagiuda vows to promote scrapping of Fukushima plant as top priority

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Japanese minister wants law to improve medical system

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:56 p.m.
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POLITICS

INTERVIEW: New Japanese minister vows to cut nuclear use

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:34 a.m.
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POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Lower House speaker wants election reform talks

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:37 p.m.
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POLITICS

Interview: Kishida apparently aims to decentralize power

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:55 p.m.
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POLITICS

Interview: Japan minister calls coronavirus aid for farmers insufficient

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:18 p.m.
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POLITICS

Minister Suzuki to promote regional bank realignment

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 0:40 p.m.
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POLITICS

LDP seeks missile interception capabilities in election pledges

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida distances self from Amari problem

  • October 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida instructs compilation of large economic package

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Shake a leg, CDPJ!

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Aso, Amari to exert influence over party management   

  • October 9, 2021
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POLITICS

Three out of five support Kishida cabinet 

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Top Finance Ministry official’s essay triggers strong reaction from LDP 

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Lawmaker Murai Hideki appointed special advisor to PM Kishida   

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Opposition lawmaker’s remarks on abductees draw ire  

  • October 12, 2021
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OPINION POLLS

49% support newly launched Kishida Cabinet, 24% do not, NHK public opinion poll

  • October 11, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:03 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • October 11, 2021
  • , NHK digital , 7:14 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun

  • October 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

EXCLUSIVE: Japan eyes building space patrol ship

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Back to the forest: Japan uses most homegrown trees in 48 years

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Hokkaido sea urchin and salmon decimated amid rare red tide

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan has lowest share of women studying science: OECD report

  • October 9, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Health Ministry to ease drug approval conditions

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Russian who swam to Japan says less stressed than in Russia

  • October 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Panel wants GPS use to keep defendants from fleeing Japan

  • October 8, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:52 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Nobelist Manabe eschewed Japanese ‘harmony’ for American candor

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

As revised laws squeeze yakuza, gang rosters slowly shrink

  • October 8, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Upper-5 Tokyo quake an opportunity to rethink preparation for ‘Big One’

  • October 9, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Bottoms up!

  • October 10, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 21
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Aichi universities resume exchange programs as vaccines ease pandemic fears

  • October 11, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press
  • COVID-19
  • OPINION POLLS
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