January 4, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 4, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • January 4, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Comfort statues worldwide fuel local social friction

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Reconciliatory politics may be only hope for world democracy

  • January 3, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida’s diplomacy shadowed by Omicron variant

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Companies turn to OSINT to detect hidden shareholders of business partners

  • December 31, 2021
  • , Mainichi , Lead
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ECONOMY

Japan expected to be biggest beneficiary of RCEP

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

ECONOMY

RCEP’s fruits come with challenge of keeping China in check

  • December 31, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:52
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan apparel makers increasingly conscious of human rights

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan to launch new international conference on 6G 

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Owners must register their drones

  • January 4, 2022
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

75 people at U.S. Yokosuka Naval Base test positive for COVID

  • December 31, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 22
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for seventh consecutive day

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

Defense Secretary Austin tests positive for COVID-19 

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 3, 2022

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

How Kishida’s political journey has shaped his views on China

  • January 3, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Deputy CCS Kihara is Kishida’s most frequent visitor

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Kishida eager to retain “friendly relations” with Abe

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida faces challenge on China relations

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP “warming up” to Rengo

  • December 31, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gov’t to support tourism on inhabited islands near national borders

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP to limit terms of office for party officers

  • December 30, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

54% worried about medical system amid COVID, Nihon Yoron Chosakai poll

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , pp. 3, 4
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Tokyo logs more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 for the first time since Oct. 8

  • January 4, 2022
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Trends in population composition, by age group

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 14
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SOCIETY

Japan misses foreign talent as companies seek strong linguists

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:00 noon
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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