January 31, 2022

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  • January 31, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news   

  • January 31, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

UK’s Johnson cancels visit to Japan as Ukraine tensions rise

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan resumes aid activity for disaster-hit Tonga

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 9:21 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to partner with U.S. on 6G standards for unmanned tech

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:03 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida looks to stabilize political base with World Heritage nomination

  • January 29, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:23 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan must defend Sado Gold Mine, campaign for World Heritage status

  • January 29, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:10 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

China eyes ‘armed unification’ with Taiwan by 2027: key academic

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:37 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

IMF raises alarm over Japan’s massive pandemic spending

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:33 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Envoy denies Russian gov’t involvement in Sorge grave plan

  • January 28, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:09 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Japan’s Middle East policy needs fresh thinking

  • January 28, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Unite to protect Ukraine and the global order

  • January 28, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to nominate Sado gold mine as UNESCO World Heritage site 

  • January 29, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida flipflops on World Heritage site under pressure from conservatives 

  • January 29, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK test-launches another missile 

  • January 30, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese diplomats to be evacuated from Ukraine 

  • January 29, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

British leader scheduled to visit Japan next month 

  • January 30, 2022
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ECONOMY

Japan to start full-scale test for tidal power generation

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 3:45 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Focus: Japan’s bluefin tuna management hit by underreporting

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:00 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Minister leaves open possibility of gasoline tax cut

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:27 p.m.
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ECONOMY

4 top publishers to sue U.S. IT firm for ‘pirate’ manga

  • January 30, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:32 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Will public discussion in U.S. pave way for central bank digital currencies?

  • January 31, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:53 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Companies must prepare for rapid increase in staff unable to work

  • January 31, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:56 p.m.
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SECURITY

Defense Minister Kishi denounces North Korea

  • January 31, 2022
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 34th consecutive day

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 20
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Will North Korea turn up the heat with ICBM test in April?

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 p.m.
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SECURITY

Commentary: China-Russia drills near Japan hint at burgeoning military ties

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan cybercrime police actions exceed 10,000 in 2021

  • January 28, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:04 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawans file mass lawsuit over U.S. base noise pollution

  • January 29, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:30p.m.
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SECURITY

USFJ decided not to extend COVID-19 curfew through February

  • January 29, 2022
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SECURITY

Defense chief takes ride on Japanese Osprey

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 30, 2022

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Jan. 31-Feb. 6

  • January 28, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:49 p.m.
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POLITICS

Deputy CCS Isozaki infected with COVID-19

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 29, 2022

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 7
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 28, 2022

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

PM Kishida responds to vast majority of LH budget committee interpellations

  • January 27, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan police to create special cybercrime investigation team

  • January 28, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:01 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Japan’s Kishida suffers 6-point drop in approval rating, Nikkei poll

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:16 a.m.
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OPINION POLLS

45% say Japan should adopt an independent approach to Russia, Nikkei poll

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support declines amid COVID-19 resurgence

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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SCIENCE

Okinawa governor comments on USFJ’s plan to end restrictions

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Editorial: Japan must accelerate development of next-generation mainstay rocket

  • January 30, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:00 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Number of COVID patients recuperating at home increases with rise in cases

  • January 29, 2022
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SCIENCE

Self-quarantine period for close contacts of COVID patients shortened

  • January 29, 2022
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SCIENCE

GOJ cautious about declaring COVID state of emergency

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Sankei
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SCIENCE

Only 350,000 foreigners visited Japan last year

  • January 22, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

GOJ remains cautious about declaring state of emergency

  • January 31, 2022
  • , NHK, Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

Farewell, Tokyo: More residents move out as telework takes hold

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:25 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Foreign workers in Japan increase slightly in 2021

  • January 28, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

No. of foreign trainees in Japan falls for 1st time amid pandemic

  • January 28, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Survey on technical trainees’ financial situation in Japan begins

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 9:46 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Vox populi: Cut foreign students some slack and ease border controls

  • January 29, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 state of emergency possible: LDP’s Takaichi

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 2:53 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Koike keeping eyes on govt’s moves on COVID-19 emergency

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:18 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan’s Myanmar expats remit restaurant profits to defy military

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Translate spirit of gender parity law into affirmative action

  • January 29, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:45 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tsunami deposits reveal ancient megaquakes that struck Japan

  • January 29, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
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