December 16, 2021

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HEADLINES

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  • December 16, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 16, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

EXCLUSIVE: Senior U.S. diplomat shows hard stance on China

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

It was a very successful Japan-Taiwan summit in spite of China’s threats

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Japan and U.S. need to get serious about tech competition with China

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Roundup of newspaper editorials on diplomatic boycott of Olympic Games

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t calls for ROK to appropriately handle comfort woman statue

  • December 14, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Australia resumes entry from Japan

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: New Caledonia referendum result contributes to stability in Pacific

  • December 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:43 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan must learn from recent destructive tornadoes in U.S.

  • December 16, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

China’s overtaking of U.S. economy delayed to 2033, report says

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s agricultural exports exceed 1 tril. yen for 1st time

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kirin CEO: top priority is to continue brewing in Myanmar

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese gov’t to allocate 90 billion yen to secure rare earths

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Can TSMC give new spark to Japan’s ‘Silicon Island’?

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:20 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota, others plan for Beijing Winter Olympics disruptions

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:13 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

INTERVIEW: FSA top int’l finance official concerned over excessive debt

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:41 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Osaka Chamber of Commerce taps Torii as next chairperson

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 17
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ECONOMY

Japan’s inflation may approach 2 pct goal: Kuroda

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 1:24 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

South Korea plans to file application for TPP membership by May 

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 14th consecutive day

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

Japan’s 5-year defense budget to hit record $264bn

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan’s defense budget: Pressing need to optimize equipment and deployments

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Russian planes spotted near Japanese airspace

  • December 16, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan’s defense budget to increase considerably

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 15, 2021

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Dec. 15, 2021

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan Lower House OKs FY 2021 extra budget

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 5:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan govt accepts plaintiff’s claims over Moritomo scandal

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 11:28 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: LDP chapters that got subsidies are obliged to explain why

  • December 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:43 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

SCIENCE

Health Ministry panel approves Moderna vaccine for booster shots 

  • December 16, 2021
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SCIENCE

Fifteen more people test positive for Omicron strain in Japan 

  • December 16, 2021
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Sri Lankan woman’s detention video to be shown to lawmakers

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:23 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan further tightens Omicron quarantine rules for passengers

  • December 15, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Visitors to Japan total 20,700 in Nov.

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:45 p.m.
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