January 5, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 5, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 5, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missile toward Sea of Japan

  • January 5, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia to hold virtual summit on Jan. 6

  • January 5, 2022
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian media publishes doctored translation of comments by Japanese readers

  • January 1, 2022
  • , Mainichi , Lead
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Diplomacy needed to ward off a ‘new Cold War’

  • January 4, 2022
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida forgoes traveling to U.S., Australia for summit talks

  • January 5, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

MOFA establishes office to prepare for 2023 G7 summit

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Toyota to launch own operating system, vying with Tesla and VW

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan set to develop railguns to counter hypersonic missiles

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese military is said to be able to control airspace over Taiwan

  • January 4, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Tamaki declares ‘milestone year’ for Okinawa on bases issue

  • January 4, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

N. Korean agent suspected of using Japanese firm to acquire foreign currency

  • January 4, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

41 COVID-19 cases confirmed at U.S. Military’s CATC Camp Fuji

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for eighth consecutive day

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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SECURITY

China’s hypersonic missile landed near target in 2021 test

  • January 3, 2022
  • , Sankei , Lead
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SECURITY

Japan to develop railguns to counter hypersonic missiles 

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 4, 2022

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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POLITICS

Kishida vows to focus on domestic measures over Omicron

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:38 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

New Year’s reflection by Prime Minister Kishida Fumio

  • January 1, 2022
  • , Kantei Website
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida prioritizes LDP with sights on UH election

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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POLITICS

LDP’s Tanigaki group plans to become faction

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan’s daily coronavirus cases top 1,000 for first time in three months 

  • January 5, 2022
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SCIENCE

Kishida says Omicron patients to be allowed to recuperate at home 

  • January 5, 2022
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SOCIETY

Okinawa likely to confirm about 600 new cases of COVID-19 today

  • January 5, 2022
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Trend in new cases of COVID-19

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , Lead story
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SOCIETY

Tokushima mayor who won Embassy award embroiled in controversy

  • January 4, 2022
  • , Mainichi evening edition
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 4, 2022)

  • January 5, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

One more time? Sapporo, like Tokyo, wants to host its second Olympics

  • January 4, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

EDUCATION

What’s next for English-language education in Japan?

  • January 4, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
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