December 23, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 23, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 23, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary How Japan-North Korea relations changed under Kim Jong Un

  • December 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Bush demanded Japan send ‘forces’ for 1990 Gulf crisis, declassified documents confirm

  • December 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 7:09 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Hong Kong ‘election’ takes its democracy closer to one-party China

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ to launch two interagency taskforces on human rights

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

20 major firms to invest in Osaka casino resort project

  • December 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 21st consecutive day

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

Editorial: Cluster outbreak at U.S. base in Okinawa

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SECURITY

Japan urges U.S. to discipline troops in Okinawa

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. servicemembers suspected of smuggling cannabis

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
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SECURITY

U.S. expects Japan to build up defense capabilities to handle Taiwan issue

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SECURITY

FY2022 budget for Okinawa to fall below 300 billion yen

  • December 23, 2021
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SECURITY

British manufacturer to join Japan’s fighter jet development

  • December 23, 2021
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SECURITY

LDP holds meeting on economic security

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 22, 2021

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Commentary: Not a cleanup hitter, Kishida still aims for home run on economy

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:57 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Editorial: Diet will have its hands full after the year-end break

  • December 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Review launched into rules governing facial recognition data

  • December 22, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Diet schedule from January 2022 to January 2023

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Members of infected unit at Camp Hansen did not undertake PCR tests before departing U.S.

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Nissan, Sumitomo to help Japan cities reach net-zero goals

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Quantum computing: Japan takes step toward light-based technology

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:28 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Tottori sand dunes serving as site for AR-based experiment for lunar development

  • December 19, 2021
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily digital , 2:00 a.m.
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SCIENCE

U.S. military to conduct COVID-19 tests for all Japan-bound personnel

  • December 23, 2021
  • , All national papers , NHK
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SCIENCE

First cases of Omicron community transmission confirmed

  • December 23, 2021
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SOCIETY

Japan health ministry refuses to approve new Alzheimer’s drug

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 8:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

As Japan braces for omicron, authorities prepare to quarantine close contacts

  • December 22, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Possible trends in daily Omicron cases in Tokyo, estimated using AI

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Contain spread of omicron variant to prevent a 6th wave of infections

  • December 23, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to set aside 2.5 b. yen for Fukushima research hub

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Emperor Emeritus Akihito turns 88

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:48 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Games total cost at 1.45 trillion yen, no extra funds needed

  • December 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Opinion: Solidarity was key to the success of Tokyo 2020 games

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

195 foreign nationals on temporary release found to be on the run

  • December 17, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 27
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SOCIETY

30% of foreigners refusing to leave Japan have criminal records

  • December 22, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:51 p.m.
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