December 17, 2021

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HEADLINES

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  • December 17, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 17, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

China envoy calls on Japan to support Beijing Olympics

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:35 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, France postpone 2-plus-2 security talks to next year

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 5:45 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kazakhstan asks Japan to cooperate for nuclear-free world

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Should Tokyo boycott the Beijing Olympic Games?

  • December 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Invitation criteria for democracy summit ambiguous: LDP Sato

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Armed but isolated: North Korea’s Kim marks a decade in power

  • December 16, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida aims to visit U.S. in January

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida not planning to attend Beijing Olympics

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

UNSC members, Japan criticize North Korea’s human rights abuses

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

President Biden taps former Ambassador to Japan Kennedy as envoy to Australia 

  • December 17, 2021
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ECONOMY

Japan falling behind in developing biopharmaceutical drugs

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:27 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Patent case shows need to deepen industry-academia collaboration

  • December 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:24 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s agricultural exports exceed 1 trillion yen for first time

  • December 17, 2021
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Marine official in Okinawa stresses continued use of Futenma Air Station

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

4 China gov’t ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:28 p.m.
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SECURITY

Gov’t explains draft defense budget to LDP

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Russia conducts firing practice on Kunashiri

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Opinion: Why Japan does not need nuclear submarines

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 16, 2021

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Upper House budget committee meeting, Dec. 16, 2021

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 13
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POLITICS

Okinawa election year crucial for advocates and opponents of Henoko transfer

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

Japan to quietly snub Beijing Olympics, but won’t call it a boycott

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:10 a.m.
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POLITICS

Ishihara faction renamed Moriyama faction

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

Editorial: Ministry’s egregious disregard for integrity of statistics is intolerable

  • December 17, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:45 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Rigorous probe into construction data diddling an absolute must

  • December 16, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:10 p.m.
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Common sense is drowning in a sea of data

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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SCIENCE

Okinawa service member reprimanded for breaching COVID-19 protocols

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

LDP environment research commission to propose decarbonization measures

  • December 15, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Tokyo confirms first Omicron case outside of airport screening

  • December 17, 2021
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SOCIETY

Kishida urges Pfizer chief to speed up shipment of COVID-19 vaccine

  • December 17, 2021
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SOCIETY

Exclusive: Inspections on Aum-linked groups hit record in 2021

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:41 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Takeda files for Novavax vaccine approval in Japan

  • December 16, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:22 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan’s Kishida to ask Pfizer chief for early delivery of 120m shots

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:35 a.m.
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