December 7, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 7, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 7, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Lawmaker group visits Yasukuni Shrine

  • December 7, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: The Beijing spins

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 8
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games 

  • December 7, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan govt adopts legislation for chip plant subsidies

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:12 p.m.
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ECONOMY

South Korea, Japan to be united by 1st free trade pact in February

  • December 7, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:48 a.m.
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ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan eyeing tax breaks to expand food exports

  • December 7, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:39 a.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Ceremony marking semicentennial of Okinawa’s return to be held in Tokyo

  • December 7, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for fifth consecutive day

  • December 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

Infographic: Serious accidents caused by MV-22s nationwide, 2012 – 2019

  • December 5, 2021
  • , Hokkaido Shimbun , p. 28
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SECURITY

Two female Japanese workers at Camp Zama apply for workers’ compensation

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 23
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SECURITY

Gov’t responds differently to U.S. aircraft incidents in Aomori and Okinawa

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 28
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SECURITY

Kitanakagusuku assembly sends letter of protest over dropped water bottle

  • December 7, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Editorial: Gov’t and Okinawa must work toward holding dialogue

  • November 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: South Korea pres. candidate’s aide shows softer stance on Japan

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on December 6, 2021

  • December 7, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

JAXA provides samples from asteroid to NASA

  • December 6, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe faction and “Kochikai” factions make up majority of LDP Diet members

  • December 3, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Boosting local enthusiasm will be vital to realizing 2nd Sapporo Games

  • December 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Kishida must indicate specific steps for realizing goals in policy speech

  • December 7, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Trade Minister Hagiuda elected as LDP Tokyo chapter head

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan submits record extra budget to parliament for economic package

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 2:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida delivers policy speech in Diet

  • December 7, 2021
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OPINION POLLS

89% support government response to omicron variant, Yomiuri survey

  • December 6, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:50 p.m.
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan confirms third case of Omicron variant

  • December 7, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

U.S. Embassy warns of racial profiling by Japanese police

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Kyodo
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SOCIETY

Interview: Pema Gyalpo, boycott the Beijing Olympics for Japan’s honor

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ghosn asserts ex-aide’s innocence

  • December 6, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

LDP division urges gov’t response to missing Chinese tennis player

  • December 7, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SOCIETY

Diary: Hirohito prepared for U.S. war before Pearl Harbor attack

  • December 6, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:42 p.m.
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