October 20, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 20, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 20, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. calls on North Korea to engage in dialogue

  • October 20, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

AUKUS spurs French strategic review with tilt toward Japan, India

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:11 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Russia to draw up legislation for disputed isle development

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

CCS Matsuno expresses desire to solve Northern Territories issue

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Vox Populi: Remembering Colin Powell, a statesman of conscience

  • October 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:37 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ offers condolences on passing of Colin Powell 

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, France discuss regional, global security challenges 

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan mulling financial aid for data centers

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:24 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

BOJ proceeds to second stage of digital currency verification test

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Japan is in fiscal spending phase: Keidanren chief

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

U.S. gov’t urges Kawasaki Heavy to inspect carriages over derailment

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:29 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese, ROK business leaders to meet online 

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Chinese ships return to Senkaku area for first time since Oct. 16

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 28
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Interview with former NSS head Kitamura: Strengthen the Cabinet’s intelligence capacity

  • October 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 2
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SECURITY

Kadena town assembly protests accidental firing of training flare

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Infographic: Political parties’ security platforms

  • October 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Afghanistan evacuation reveals limitations of “unarmed” Japanese Embassy

  • October 13, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

As Lower House campaign begins, national security takes new prominence

  • October 19, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP projected to retain majority in election but lose 40 seats

  • October 19, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

Japan parliamentary race hits record low for candidates under 40

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:03 a.m.
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POLITICS

Party leaders hit the streets as national election campaign starts

  • October 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 19, 2021

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Single-seat districts exacerbate difficulty in increasing female candidates

  • October 18, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Infographic: Trends in no. of Lower House election candidates, 1946–2021

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Women make up less than 18% of candidates in Japan general election

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Infographic: Voter turnout rate at Lower House elections since 1949

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Councillors

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Editorial: Voters must evaluate responsibility of parties’ plans for Japan’s future

  • October 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:56 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Lower House poll can help cure political woes caused by LDP

  • October 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Vote-value gap exceeds 2 times in Japan’s Lower House

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 0:28 a.m.
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POLITICS

Family business? Newcomers face hurdles in Japan’s election

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: The battle for the most pork-barrel spending

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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POLITICS

Cartoon: The money tree

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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POLITICS

General election campaign kicks off

  • October 20, 2021
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POLITICS

Kishida cancels stump speeches to deal with DPRK missile launch

  • October 20, 2021
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SCIENCE

Japan’s key electronics fair opens with spotlight on low-carbon tech

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:17 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Tokyo to end request for bars and restaurants to close early 

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Government’s new pandemic measures need fleshing out

  • October 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Colin Powell, last of the battle-hardened diplomats

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Errors in vaccine database could delay digital certificate plan

  • October 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s Empress Emerita Michiko turns 87

  • October 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:25 a.m.
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SOCIETY

IMF official calls on Japan to promote science education for women

  • October 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:53 p.m.
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