January 3, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 3, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 3, 2022
  • , All national papers , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Files shed light on diplomatic ‘trauma’ from Persian Gulf War

  • December 30, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China-style expansion must not be left unchecked as intl order changes

  • January 3, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Putin eager for dialogue with Kishida

  • December 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

A crisis for Japanese diplomacy? A crisis for the Japanese people?

  • January 1, 2022
  • , Sekai , pp. 138-145
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Kazamidori column: The next five years that will determine Japan-ROK relations

  • December 26, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida comments on diplomacy toward China

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korean court orders sale of Nippon Steel assets

  • December 31, 2021
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

RCEP regional trade deal takes effect

  • January 1, 2022
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

TEPCO slow to respond to growing crisis at Fukushima plant

  • January 2, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

For first time in two years, Japan has some room for economic optimism

  • January 2, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan business leaders voice resolve to tackle key growth challenges

  • January 1, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 9:03 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Technical colleges in Kyushu to get new semiconductor curriculums

  • January 3, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan has high hopes for geothermal power in Kyushu

  • January 3, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MIC postpones decision on strengthening regulations on personal information

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan pushes for undersea cables to solve wind power puzzle

  • January 2, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:06 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Editorial: Vital industry must be protected amid transition to electric vehicles

  • January 2, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Govt needs to support generic drug industry to ensure stable supply

  • December 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S., Japanese, other publishers to team up against piracy

  • January 1, 2022
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Defense Secretary Austin tests positive for COVID-19

  • January 3, 2022
  • , NHK , Kyodo News
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SECURITY

Japan under pressure to shed Cold War focus on ground defense

  • December 31, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for sixth consecutive day

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 20
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. service member arrested on DUI charge in Okinawa

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 19
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

More China ships tried to approach Japan boats

  • January 3, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan considering arming submarines with long-range cruise missiles to improve counterattack

  • December 30, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 4:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Komeito chief calls for Japan to create Asian security framework

  • January 2, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: 2022 will be a critical year for Japan’s security

  • December 31, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to mull acquisition of enemy base attack capability

  • December 31, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Ministry to issue guidelines against ransomware attacks on hospitals

  • January 3, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

2 Tokyo hospitals alerted of possible cyber-attacks

  • December 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 3:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Defense budget must strengthen deterrence amid worsening security

  • December 30, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 1:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S., Japan to jointly use part of Camp Zukeran in Okinawa

  • December 31, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 2, 2022

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 1, 2022

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 31, 2021

  • January 1, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 30, 2021

  • December 31, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Jan. 3-9

  • December 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 10:52 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Pro-Constitution reform forces gaining momentum in Japan

  • December 31, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Growing friction between Kishida and Abe could mean turbulence for LDP in 2022

  • December 30, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

For Kishida, 2022 could be make or break in security and diplomatic sphere

  • January 1, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

2022 will offer key tests of Kishida’s ability to grow into PM role

  • December 31, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

MOFA to return 10 billion yen of overseas development aid to national treasury

  • December 30, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Kishida vows to focus on COVID-19 response, “new capitalism”

  • January 1, 2022
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Okinawa governor criticizes U.S. military’s measures against COVID-19

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

All U.S. forces personnel to undergo COVID-19 testing after arrival in Japan

  • January 1, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Record 235 COVID-19 cases reported among U.S. forces in Okinawa

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan to participate in Artemis lunar probe project

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan to participate in U.S. project to develop fast breeder reactor

  • January 1, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Editorial: Human rights now a key issue for big powers in cyberspace

  • January 2, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Measures could cut huge death toll expected in northern quake

  • December 31, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Parental abductions by Japanese becoming diplomatic issue

  • January 2, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Tokyo Games’ final cost estimate shows bid numbers were unrealistic

  • January 2, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

How the pandemic changed Japan’s health care system

  • January 2, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Could omicron be the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic?

  • December 31, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan logs 554 daily COVID-19 cases

  • January 3, 2022
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