December 13, 2021

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  • December 13, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • December 13, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

G7 foreign ministers end two-day session

  • December 13, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Coordinated human rights sanctions ‘more powerful’: U.S. official

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia vow to step up Quad cooperation with China in sight

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:49 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Unity or division? Biden’s democracy push a risky gambit

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:34 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Diplomatic boycott of China’s Winter Games is the right move

  • December 10, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Scholz’s new coalition to face test over how to deal with China, Russia

  • December 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:27 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Which Parade of Nations will Kishida join?

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: International arena tougher than Diet

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Mainichi , P. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japanese diplomats hold talks in UK 

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida stresses Japan’s commitment to championing human rights abroad 

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan inclined not to send officials to Beijing Olympics 

  • December 11, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abductees’ family association chooses new leader 

  • December 12, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Ex-trade negotiators see benefits of TPP talks with China

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:05 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Thermal power made up 76% of energy mix in FY2020

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Manage bluefin tuna stocks better to gain future increases to catch quota

  • December 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:55 p.m.
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ECONOMY

60% of Japan firms abroad expect to log profits in 2021: poll

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 9:31 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Can tax reform lead to realizing Kishida’s wealth-distribution goal?

  • December 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 5:28 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Socioeconomic vision lacking in fiscal 2022 tax reform plan

  • December 11, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:40 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Gist of FY 2022 tax reform package compiled by Japan’s ruling bloc

  • December 10, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 7:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

NRA releases Fukushima No.1 reactor video

  • December 12, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 9:24 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Itochu to build 5,000 mini solar plants to fill renewables void

  • December 10, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kishida comments on TPP

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

UK to remove regulations on Japanese food products

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei evening edition
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SECURITY

U.S. military tests new foam extinguisher at Kadena

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 10th consecutive day

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 28
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SECURITY

Gov’t considering economic security promotion legislation focused on defense

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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SECURITY

Japan to establish economic security division in Cabinet Office

  • December 12, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Cyberattacks caused no problem with Tokyo Games: official

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:56 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 11, 2021

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 10, 2021

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Dec. 13-19

  • December 10, 2021
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida stresses ‘speediness’ for COVID-19 measures

  • December 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:54 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s LDP, No. 2 opposition party share meeting room in Diet Building

  • December 13, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:57 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan’s Kishida moves into official residence

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:41 a.m.
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POLITICS

Ishihara resigns as special adviser to Kishida Cabinet

  • December 10, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 p.m.
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POLITICS

Kishida praises ex-head of relatives of abductees

  • December 11, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD , 6:42 p.m.
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POLITICS

Kishida refuses to appoint SCJ nominees rejected by Suga

  • December 10, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:32 p.m.
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POLITICS

LDP likely to hold convention on March 13

  • December 4, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:34 p.m.
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POLITICS

Local pressure pushes government to change course on cash handouts

  • December 12, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SCIENCE

Japan ministry sets sustainable aviation fuel target

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:18 a.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan team develops vaccine to remove cells behind aging

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:10 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Concern rising about shortage of quarantine facilities 

  • December 11, 2021
  • , Asahi
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SCIENCE

Eight additional cases of Omicron confirmed in Japan

  • December 11, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Tokyo lawyers to collect info on police treatment of foreigners

  • December 13, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 3:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

New section eyed to inspect immigration officials

  • December 11, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Media Mix: Media divided over impact of immigration law revisions

  • December 11, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

After a month of shifting rules, who can enter Japan?

  • December 11, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gov’t removes UAE from “confinement” list for Japanese nationals

  • December 10, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

54 Afghans allowed into Japan for humanitarian reasons

  • December 10, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:10 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Compensation awarded for ex-suspects over spray dryer exports

  • December 9, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:16 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Accommodation shortage forces change in virus quarantine rules

  • December 10, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Lay judge system needs a review as eligibility age lowered to 18

  • December 13, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ceremony held on Ioto to pay tribute to fallen soldiers

  • December 12, 2021
  • , NHK digital
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