January 18, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 18, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • January 18, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: China’s ‘Xitopia’ faces off against the future of democracy

  • January 15, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:29 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China-N. Korea freight train operations may resume on daily basis

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 6:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan considering aid for Tonga after huge eruption

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Tonga eruption must serve as reminder of tsunami’s dangers

  • January 17, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s shameful intimidation of Lithuania and Taiwan

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan summit to be held virtually on Jan. 21 

  • January 18, 2022
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles on Monday 

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Inpex to conduct survey for Japan’s 1st gas project in decades

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 9:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Local subsidy program to be reintroduced to accelerate pluthermal program

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Asahi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Commentary: Corporate Japan fears economic security bill’s impact on China trade

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Chips and batteries: Japan to amp up supply chains with subsidies

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
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ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan govt mulling new section for secret patents

  • January 15, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:34 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan should consider U.S. thinking on economic security

  • January 12, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Huawei bolts into Japan with renewable power storage, chasing Tesla

  • January 15, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Next-gen reactor to adjust output in 17 minutes: Mitsubishi Heavy

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:17 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Map out measures to get through cold spells amid tight power supply

  • January 16, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

S. Korea, Taiwan expected to top Japan in GDP per capita in 2027, 2028

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:02 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Strategy shift key to raising food exports past 1 trillion yen

  • January 14, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Premium Japanese melons bound for Singapore, grapes for Vietnam

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:02 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan GDP to hit record high in FY 2022: Yamagiwa

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:21 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Two top U.S. defense officials infected with COVID-19

  • January 18, 2022
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 21st consecutive day

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

4 China govt ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • January 15, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. and Japan to jointly stockpile munitions, including near Taiwan

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:20 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military contractor arrested for attempting to smuggle marijuana

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Nago mayoral race starts, focusing on U.S. base issue

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 3:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: Why cyber defense in Japan is so unreliable

  • January 17, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: Takeaways from Japan’s recent security meetings

  • January 14, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Cartoon: Kishi’s voice doesn’t reach USFJ

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

DOS official gives high marks to HNS agreement

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Papers project Nago mayoral election to be neck-and-neck

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Kishida comments on DPRK, COVID-19, economic policy

  • January 17, 2022
  • , TV Tokyo
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 17, 2022

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 16, 2022

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 15, 2022

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 14, 2022

  • January 15, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Jan. 17-23

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida aims to pursue pandemic measures, ‘new capitalism’ in tandem

  • January 17, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida gears up for test of mettle in parliament ahead of key election

  • January 16, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Kishida must take initiative in fight against pandemic to revitalize economy

  • January 18, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 11:36 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Murata to replace Okita as deputy CCS for crisis management

  • January 15, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Hayashi vows to beef up Japan-U.S. alliance for Indo-Pacific peace

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan Finance Min. Suzuki vows economic reconstruction

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:08 p.m.
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POLITICS

Former PM Abe: Prime Minister Kishida should handle personnel matters as he sees fit

  • January 15, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Shinzo Abe goes hardline on Taiwan support and Japan should pay attention

  • January 12, 2022
  • , Japan Forward
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga gains influence again, even without LDP post

  • January 13, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan’s farmers bet on premium fruit and rice to halt decline

  • January 15, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:25 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

DPFP okays talks with Tomin First to boost cooperation

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:43 p.m.
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POLITICS

Fukushima re-elected SDP head without vote

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:48 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Regaining fiscal health an issue that has utmost priority

  • January 15, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan needs to invest in people, support younger generation

  • January 17, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan govt data-tampering continued blindly: report

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 9:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Construction data fudging kills reliability of official statistics

  • January 17, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Official campaign period for Nago mayoral election begins

  • January 16, 2022
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POLITICS

Kishida vows to achieve carbon neutrality in first policy speech

  • January 18, 2022
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POLITICS

Public approval for Kishida Cabinet rises to 66%

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Kishida Cabinet approval rises to 51.7 pct, Jiji poll

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:26 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

40 pct back Japan’s diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games, Jiji poll

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:40 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Medical institutions most trusted group in Japan, Central Research Services poll

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Japan should fully develop N-power technology through intl cooperation

  • January 15, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s ammonia push in Southeast Asia seen as aiding coal

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan likely to delay launch of new flagship H3 rocket again

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Moonshots: U.S. and China fire up new era of cosmic competition

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese stores to be obliged to reduce use of disposable plastic items

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ to expand quasi-state of emergency measures to 11 more prefectures

  • January 18, 2022
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Japan’s new COVID-19 cases continue to surge

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

GOJ to allow entry of 87 government-sponsored students starting in February

  • January 18, 2022
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Large-scale vaccination center to open in Tokyo on Jan. 31

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Vietnamese trainee in Japan demands apology for 2 years of abuse

  • January 17, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 10:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo-area governors seek broader powers to fight omicron cases

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:13 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

As omicron surges, Japan fears twin threat of worker and parts shortages

  • January 15, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:16 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Make quarantine period shorter while also expanding testing capacity

  • January 15, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Use Great Hanshin Earthquake’s lessons to improve future quake measures

  • January 18, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Abuse of over-the-counter drugs surges among young people in Japan

  • January 17, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Knife attack on entrance examinees a selfish act that leaves us speechless

  • January 17, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: The booster kicks in

  • January 16, 2022
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 10
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