October 18, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 18, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 18, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan calls for natural gas investment in developing nations

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.N. must show leadership to avert humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

  • October 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Expert: Don’t imitate Western aversion to Islam in dealing with Taliban

  • October 13, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 15
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Do not let world’s indifference allow Myanmar’s military rule to continue

  • October 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to reopen borders to vaccinated foreign tourists

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian military conducts multiple drills in Sea of Japan

  • October 18, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Senior Russian officials travel to Northern Territories

  • October 16, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan readies multiyear support package for TSMC’s new chip plant

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:05 a.m.
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ECONOMY

China’s and Taiwan’s dueling bids spell big opportunity for CPTPP

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:02 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Nippon Steel-Toyota feud harks back to tech leaks to South Korea

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:54 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s PM Kishida visits crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:32 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s 30-year wage slump hangs over distribution debate

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Higher LNG prices may impact electricity costs

  • October 17, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Smoothly implement new global tax system following historic agreement

  • October 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:40 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Singapore allegedly endorses China’s bid to join CPTPP

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for third consecutive day

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Japan to set up advanced-tech fund with eye on economic security

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:00 a.m.
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SECURITY

Kishida willing to move forward discussions on obtaining capabilities to strike enemy bases

  • October 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:33 p.m.
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SECURITY

Days likely numbered for volcanic islet far south of Tokyo

  • October 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:50 p.m.
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SECURITY

Space defense unit to be launched in Yamaguchi   

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

GOJ to establish fund to nurture advanced technology   

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S.-led coalition share concerns about ransomware attacks  

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SECURITY

U.S. mayors call for USG to embrace nuclear ban treaty  

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Asahi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 17, 2021

  • October 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 16, 2021

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 15, 2021

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Oct. 18-24

  • October 15, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:52 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s female electoral candidates hindered by sexual harassment

  • October 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

In Toyota’s home district, a political shake-up unfolds

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Opposition parties need clear vision through united front to win support

  • October 18, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:43 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan ruling bloc raps CDP-JCP election cooperation

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:04 p.m.
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POLITICS

First no Kai gives up fielding candidates in general election

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:51 p.m.
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POLITICS

Opposition leader does about-face after backlash

  • October 17, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:35 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Voters can send clear message on how to bring democracy to life

  • October 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:29 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Parties short on specifics for growth, wealth distribution

  • October 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Cartoon: Blurred image and group photo

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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POLITICS

Kishida speaks by phone with ROK leader

  • October 16, 2021
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POLITICS

Kishida sends offering to Yasukuni

  • October 18, 2021
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POLITICS

Kishida looking to visit U.S. this year  

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Blue-ribbon commission launched to look into “new capitalism”  

  • October 16, 2021
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OPINION POLLS

LDP leading polls ahead of general election, Yomiuri poll

  • October 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:48 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Spot opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 16
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News first trend survey from Tokyo Shimbun

  • October 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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OPINION POLLS

Kishida Cabinet’s approval rate at 40.3 pct, Jiji Press poll

  • October 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:23 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

43.6 pct to vote for LDP in Lower House election, Jiji Press poll

  • October 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:44 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

62 pct wants Kishida to review Abenomics, Jiji Press poll

  • October 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:20 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Infographic: Where Japanese learn the news

  • October 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 27
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SCIENCE

PFAS contamination in Futenma water lower than GOJ standard

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Editorial: Will flying cars become the next generation of transportation?

  • October 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:40 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Aging forests likely to hinder Japan’s decarbonization efforts

  • October 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:01 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan to help ASEAN keep closer eye on greenhouse gas emissions

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:15 a.m.
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SCIENCE

Hydrogen extracted from water on larger scale

  • October 17, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 1:31 a.m.
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

MHLW survey: Only 2% of technical trainees return to work after giving birth

  • October 18, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 22
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Sake brewing to be registered as intangible cultural asset

  • October 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Police arrest woman for trespassing on a U.S. base

  • October 17, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 26
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Hospital capacity to be increased

  • October 16, 2021
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