December 28, 2021

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 28, 2021
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • December 28, 2021
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

“New cold war” between U.S. and China over Taiwan Strait

  • December 26, 2021
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea says CPTPP membership would stabilize supply chains

  • December 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:27 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Taliban seek ties with US, other ex-foes

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

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida gives up on attending UN nonproliferation talks in person

  • December 28, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida eager to sign reciprocal access accord with Australia

  • December 28, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP policy chief Takaichi says Japan announced decision on Beijing Olympics “too late”

  • December 28, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Japan to release 100,000 kiloliters from state oil reserves

  • December 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:26 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s food exports to total some 1.2 t. yen in 2021

  • December 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Editorial: Will Japan join arms race with record defense spending?

  • December 28, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Additional staff, bureau assigned to land-use surveys

  • December 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. Marines among 12 apprehended in Okinawa for drug smuggling

  • December 23, 2021
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SECURITY

Two Marines indicted on charges of smuggling cannabis

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. begins pre-departure virus testing of military personnel 

  • December 28, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

GOJ, Okinawa remain apart over Futenma relocation 

  • December 28, 2021
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 27, 2021

  • December 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan’s Foreign Minister Hayashi ‘imagines’ future as leader

  • December 28, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:08 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan to help smaller firms pass on higher costs

  • December 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:32 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Who’s that masked man?

  • December 26, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Infographic: Trends in approval of government’s COVID-19 measures, Asahi poll

  • December 24, 2021
  • , Asahi evening edition , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

METI to enable JOGMEC to invest in private firms’ decarbonization efforts

  • December 23, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

NASA, JAXA to join hands in addressing climate change 

  • December 27, 2021
  • , Nikkei evening edition
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan aims to send astronauts to the moon in late 2020s 

  • December 28, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Vaccine officials split on whether to expose visa overstayers

  • December 27, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Changing times brought renewed enthusiasm for learning English in Japan

  • December 28, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 11:47 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan governors want border controls implemented strictly

  • December 27, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Community transmission of omicron spreads beyond Japan’s major cities

  • December 27, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: With apologies to the Three Sacred Treasures

  • December 24, 2021
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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