February 1, 2022

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  • February 1, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 1, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Border to be reopened to additional foreign students

  • February 1, 2022
  • , NHK digital
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea demands Biden’s attention with flurry of missile tests

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

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

MOFA to provide $2 million in grant aid to Myanmar refugees

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Lawmakers urge Japan govt. to do more for Myanmar

  • January 31, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Biden to visit Japan in late May

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea demonstrates deployment of Hwasong-12 missile

  • February 1, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ decides to nominate Sado gold mine as UNESCO World Heritage site

  • February 1, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

British prime minister to postpone his visit to Japan

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Kishida holds talks with King of Jordan

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

LNG futures to be listed on Tokyo Commodity Exchange on trial basis

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

GOJ officials comment on COVID-19 infections on U.S. bases

  • February 1, 2022
  • , NHK digital
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SECURITY

ASDF F-15 apparently went down suddenly

  • February 1, 2022
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

CFA Yokosuka eases movement restrictions, civic group reacts by calling for tougher measures

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 23
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SECURITY

Expert: Japan needs more than missile interception capabilities

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Editorial: Support for N. Korea’s missile development can never be allowed

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

SECURITY

Expert: N. Korea demonstrates missile deployment

  • January 31, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Camp Zama reopens golf course to Japanese visitors

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 23
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SECURITY

SDF performed 22 “escort” missions in 2021

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

ASDF F-15 fighter jet goes missing

  • February 1, 2022
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SECURITY

Ishigaki City conducts maritime survey near Senkakus

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 31, 2022

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

CCS Matsuno wins over Kasumigaseki with his genial personality

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 3
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POLITICS

Kishida’s secretaries: Top bureaucrats led by former METI vice-minister

  • January 28, 2022
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 2
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POLITICS

Competition record low for Japan elementary school teachers

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

CDP, Rengo at odds over election cooperation

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Okinawa asks for extension of USFJ curfew to prevent spread of COVID-19

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Japan confirms 60,837 new COVID-19 cases on Monday

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

GOJ remains cautious about declaring state of emergency

  • February 1, 2022
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SCIENCE

Tokyo’s COVID-19 hospital bed occupancy rate reaches 49.2%

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Sankei
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SOCIETY

Former Tokyo Governor Ishihara Shintaro dies

  • February 1, 2022
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Hokkaido towns seek coexistence with foreign workers

  • January 31, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Public schools in Japan short of 2,558 teachers

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Prosecutor requests three-year prison sentence for U.S. servicemember

  • January 29, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 24
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SOCIETY

Tokyo’s population drops for first time in 26 years 

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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