January 21, 2022

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Noon news

  • January 21, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 21, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

FM Hayashi comments on situation in Ukraine

  • January 21, 2022
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan release joint statement on nuclear nonproliferation

  • January 21, 2022
  • , NHK , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. court awards $240,000 to Warmbier’s parents

  • January 21, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s got the 2+2 bug, engaging with France, India and Indonesia

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:46 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan wants to join Biden’s Indo-Pacific economic framework

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: The consistency and novelty in Kishida’s foreign policy

  • January 20, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Roundup of newspaper editorials on Japan-U.S. “2-plus-2”

  • January 19, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Embassy official inspects abduction site in Niigata

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:24 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. embassy official visits abduction site

  • January 20, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida to urge U.S. to return to TPP in talks with President Biden 

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. diplomat visits Niigata site where Japanese couple was abducted by DPRK 

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, France hold 2+2 meeting  

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan, U.S. to launch ministerial talks on economy

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 12:50 p.m.
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ECONOMY

More Japanese companies disclose tax bills by country

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:14 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Fisheries Agency Director Kamiya on protecting and catching Pacific bluefin

  • January 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 17
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ECONOMY

Trade talks between Japan and U.S. at standstill

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

JAPEX to invest in Vietnamese LNG facility

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 14
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Big wage hikes offer best bet to offset inflationary trend

  • January 20, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

4,141 cases of COVID-19 confirmed among U.S. forces in Okinawa

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

ASDF, U.S. forces conduct joint military drills in waters off Naha

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Okinawa raises its COVID-19 alert level

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 24th consecutive day

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

Yokosuka city, gov’t, U.S. Navy meet on COVID-19 measures for Japanese staff

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 20
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SECURITY

N. Korea hints at resuming nuclear, ICBM tests to counter U.S.

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 6:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

French Indo-Pacific ambassador vows to dispatch EU vessels to region

  • January 14, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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POLITICS

The grand design of my “new capitalism”

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Bungeishunju , Special Issue – pp. 94–106
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 20, 2022

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Anti-NHK Party leader found guilty of abuses

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

33 new COVID-19 cases confirmed at MCAS Iwakuni

  • January 21, 2022
  • , NHK
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Health Ministry to approve use of Pfizer vaccine for young children

  • January 21, 2022
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Curfew on U.S. military personnel to be extended

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Japan faces putting majority of 47 prefs. under COVID quasi-emergency

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Number of seriously ill COVID-19 patients in Japan shoots up to 404

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Yomiuri digital
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SOCIETY

Japan’s tough entry restrictions stand out as WHO urges easing

  • January 21, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:56 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Experts: Peak has possibly passed in some prefs

  • January 20, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:28 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Preparatory lodging starts in Fukushima 11 yrs after nuclear disaster

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:21 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Limited disclosure of minor offenders’ names being considered

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:55 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Commentary: Japan needs radical change to achieve health security

  • January 20, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Random attacks offer a glimpse into society’s ‘malady’

  • January 19, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:55 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Vietnamese trainee sentenced for abandoning stillborn twins

  • January 20, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:25 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Women’s working hours underscore gender disparity in Japan

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:00 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan emperor sends sympathy to Tonga after eruption

  • January 20, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:51 p.m.
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