December 30, 2021

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HEADLINES

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  • December 30, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • December 30, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should partner with new U.S. Ambassador to deepen alliance

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan protests S. Korea military drill near Takeshima

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:18 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Seoul blasts bid for Sado gold mine to go on heritage list

  • December 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Uniqlo won’t choose between U.S. and China, CEO says

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:09 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. law on Uyghur forced labor puts Japanese firms in quandary

  • December 25, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

NPT conference to be postponed again  

  • December 30, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korean military conducts drills for defending Takeshima 

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japanese firms rush to prepare “certificates of origin”

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Over 80 pct of TSE 1st-section firms to join new “Prime” market

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:09 p.m
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ECONOMY

Ecuador formally applies for TPP membership 

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Ministry deals Okinawa new blow on U.S. base issue

  • December 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:30 p.m.
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for second consecutive day

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p, 22
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SECURITY

11 hospitals in Japan hit by ransomware attacks since 2016

  • December 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 6:13 p.m.
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 29, 2021

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Over 170 planning to run in Japan’s 2022 Upper House election

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:03 p.m.
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POLITICS

Political contributions decline in Japan amid pandemic

  • December 29, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 4:30 p.m.
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POLITICS

Kishida asks for coronavirus precautions during holidays

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 10:23 p.m.
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POLITICS

Kishida’s omicron flip-flops raising concerns in Japan

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 3:20 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: ‘Clean’ Komeito is gone; time for party to clean up its act

  • December 29, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:40 p.m.
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

Gov’t to step up support for decarbonization efforts in Asia

  • December 27, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Eighty additional military personnel at MCAS Iwakuni test positive for COVID-19 

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SCIENCE

Omicron variant confirmed in 19 prefectures 

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Japan govt recognizes 675 COVID-19 deaths at home

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:13 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Omicron may account for 90% of new COVID-19 cases in Osaka by mid-January

  • December 29, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Bill to create emergency approval system for pharmaceuticals to be submitted to Diet

  • December 28, 2021
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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