February 4, 2022

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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 4, 2022
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AMBASSADOR

Rahm Emanuel blasts Russian envoy on Japan territorial dispute

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:14 p.m.
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AMBASSADOR

Biden’s China hands: Trusted allies tapped as Quad envoys

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:59 a.m.
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Emanuel criticizes Russian envoy

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei , Kyodo
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AMBASSADOR

President Biden taps close allies as envoys in Quad nations

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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AMBASSADOR

Experts exchange views on Ambassador Emanuel

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide additional $2.44 million to tsunami-hit Tonga

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 1:48 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan backs U.S anti-extremism efforts after IS leader’s death

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:53 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Noon news

  • February 4, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan weighs sending gas to Europe on Ukraine contingency

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 9:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks Saudi Arabia’s cooperation in stabilizing oil markets

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:08 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan in dilemma over possible sanctions on Russia

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 0:17 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: U.S.-Japan fast reactor cooperation raises nuclear security concerns

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 12:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Does Japan’s human rights resolution on China go far enough?

  • February 3, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Deft diplomacy best option in tackling China on rights issues

  • February 3, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan tells EU of concerns over ex-leaders’ view on N-accident

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:32 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, South Korea spar over Sado gold mines’ World Heritage bid

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:50 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan proposed economic 2+2 framework  

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S reportedly asks Japan, others to redirect natural gas to Europe  

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK hold foreign ministerial talks  

  • February 4, 2022
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s parliament to adopt resolution on Ukraine  

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

China wind turbine maker wins offshore project in Japan

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:44 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to pitch data-sharing framework to bolster Asia supply chains

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:47 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Toshiba to double power chip production with new plant in Japan

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:26 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Over 20% of Japan’s import items highly dependent on China: gov’t

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 7:08 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Interview: Keidanren exec urges nonuniform Shunto talks

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Interview: Rengo chief sees pay hikes as key to economic recovery

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
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ECONOMY

BOJ deputy chief says “too early” to tighten Japan monetary policy

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 5:00 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Governor Tamaki to announce his bid for reelection

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. Marines conduct EABO training in Okinawa

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 38th consecutive day

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

North Korea is likely targeting Guam, Hawaii, USFJ

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

Scholar criticizes U.S. military for endangering Okinawans

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Defense chief holds talks with local mayor on base construction on Mageshima

  • February 4, 2022
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 3, 2022

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP appoints LH member Miyazaki as special advisor to SG Motegi

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP Secretary-General Motegi to telework due to family COVID infection

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Can ‘new capitalism’ end economic woes?

  • February 4, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 10:02 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Vote disparity will still be an election issue even in 2040

  • February 3, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:30 p.m.
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Over 100,000 people test positive for COVID-19 on Thursday

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Japan to require four times more foreign workers, study says

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:13 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Over 60 pct say Japan less safe than 10 years ago: survey

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:53 p.m.
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SOCIETY

JOC struggling to find sponsors due to prices, politics and pandemic

  • February 3, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:30 p.m.
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