December 6, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 6, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 6, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

S. Korean pres. candidate eyes economic security with Japan

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:59 p.m.
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Frayed Japan-S. Korea ties preclude foreign ministers’ talks

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:44 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Indonesia agree to work together over Myanmar, S. China Sea

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:32 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

French documentary on northern territories screened in Japan

  • December 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to step up vaccine aid to developing nations

  • December 5, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:03 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan Expo minister cancels visit to Dubai event

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:31 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to host nutrition summit

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Biden releases statement on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida expresses hope to visit U.S. soon 

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Ministry to establish new post on human rights 

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Group of LDP lawmakers seeks diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics 

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Quad members refuse to co-sponsor resolution on Beijing Olympic armistice 

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan likely to cut official drug prices

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to test wide-area 5G Open RAN network in 2022

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:03 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan to urge broadcasters to regularly report on foreign ownership

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:09 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: What Japan needs to do to boost its economic security

  • December 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan emphasizes economic recovery in FY 2022 budget policy

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:44 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s Jan.-Oct. farm exports total 973.4 b. yen

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan startup to ferry offshore wind power to shore in batteries

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:11 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Producers and consumers must talk to bring stability to global oil prices

  • December 4, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for fourth consecutive day

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan to shoulder more cost of hosting U.S. military forces

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: What’s behind Japan’s drive for military strike capability?

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kishi apologizes for continued F-16 fighter flights

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan GSDF, U.S. Marines begin joint exercise

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan to shoulder more cost of hosting U.S. military forces

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida vows to “prepare for worst” amid Omicron variant fears

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on December 5, 2021

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on December 4, 2021

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on December 3, 2021

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Dec. 6-12

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Omicron threatens to blunt Kishida’s momentum as parliament session begins

  • December 5, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Motegi steadily laying groundwork for post-Kishida era

  • December 5, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Leaders of LDP, CDP, JCP all share same birthday

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 2:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: About-face on airline bookings deepens distrust in government

  • December 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Extraordinary Diet session to be convened today

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

JNN poll: 64% express support for Kishida Cabinet

  • December 6, 2021
  • , TBS
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Trend in five-poll average Cabinet support rate and Cabinet support rate in Social Survey Research Center poll

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Saitama University Social Survey Research Center
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

89% approve of GOJ’s response to Omicron variant

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of November 2021 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • December 1, 2021
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1682] – pp. 8–11
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

MOE to establish public-private sector decarbonization fund in FY2022

  • November 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Some returnees to be asked to quarantine at home amid fears of room shortage

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Tokyo offers PCR tests to detect Omicron variant

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Merck’s Japan unit files for approval of oral coronavirus treatment

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Boy being analyzed for Omicron variant

  • December 6, 2021
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Woman suspected to have been abducted by N. Korea found in Japan

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Finally, a venue for foreign workers to air their grievances

  • December 5, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Omicron is a wake-up call to fix vaccine inequality

  • December 3, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

33% of major firms listed in Japan have no female executives

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Booster rollout plan should be moved up flexibly if necessary

  • December 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Rare look inside Atomic Bomb Dome puts mystery to rest

  • December 4, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Stop recruiting already!

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation
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