December 15, 2021

 Morning Alert        Afternoon Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 15, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 15, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, US eye 2-plus-2 talks in January

  • December 15, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview with former ambassador to Japan, William Hagerty

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Beijing worried U.S. would collapse after Jan. 6: Woodward and Costa

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:45 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Japan should become the guardian of freedom and democracy in Asia

  • December 9, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China still lacks transparency 20 years after joining WTO

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Blinken calls for greater coordination with allies, partners in Asia to deter China 

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Senator Hagerty comments on Ambassador-nominee Emanuel 

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida speaks by phone with new German leader 

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Leaders of parliamentary groups call for diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games  

  • December 15, 2021
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to expand scope of overseas cybersecurity support 

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan to see if S. Korea can meet high standards of TPP: spokesman

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 12:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt. wants domestic-built LNG fuel tanks

  • December 14, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

82.5 pct of firms in Japan worried about pricey materials

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa governor comments on Futenma relocation

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 13th consecutive day

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 28
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

GSDF and Marine Corps search for new ways to cooperate through EABO

  • December 12, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Four men affiliated with U.S. military arrested for DUI

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan to require naming of countries hosting servers with user data

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SDF law to be amended to ensure swift evacuation of Japanese nationals abroad

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Japan to start digital immigration procedures Mon.

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:02 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 14, 2021

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Dec. 14, 2021

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Infographics: Trends in political party membership

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Hasty plan to provide benefits for families led to confusion at municipalities

  • December 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:23 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Japan’s 100,000-yen handout for kids courting chaos

  • December 14, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to change name of planned child agency to include “families”

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida vows not to host cherry blossom-viewing party

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:53 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

74% of voters frustrated by political situation in Japan, Yomiuri-Waseda Univ. poll

  • December 15, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 2:47 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Some arrivals at Narita in quarantine in regional areas

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Screening of documentary on ‘home custody’ system called off

  • December 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Final letters of Sri Lankan who died in detention published in book

  • December 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: More Omicron cases a call to battle stations for next wave

  • December 14, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: The jury is still out on Kishida

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation
  • Ambassador
  • Ukraine
  • OPINION POLLS
  • COVID-19
  • Trending Japan