February 7, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 7, 2022
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 7, 2022
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

AMBASSADOR

Rahm Emanuel, 31st U.S. Ambassador to Japan

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

AMBASSADOR

U.S. Amb. Emanuel got the job done for Obama, former Amb. Fujisaki

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Beijing’s unusual Olympics — a lesson for the world?

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: With celebrations and controversy, the 2022 Winter Olympics begin

  • February 4, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Uyghur expats in Tokyo protest Beijing Olympics

  • February 4, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cambodia PM’s son, heir apparent to visit Japan in mid-Feb.

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 5:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. needs careful Mekong strategy to counter China: expert

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: China will gain little from backing Moscow on Ukraine

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Ukraine creates danger for Taiwan, Olympic truce or no

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Blinken to attend Quad ministerial in Australia 

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Nikkei, Sankei evening edition
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to partially lift tariffs on steel imports from Japan

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

A/S Kritenbrink criticizes China for supporting Russia over Ukraine 

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Putin, Xi unite against U.S. and allies over Ukraine 

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks dialogue with South Korea  

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

TEPCO, 11 others to jointly develop floating offshore substations

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Editorial: New economic security law should be limited in scope, power

  • February 7, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to boost backing for companies to secure stable supply of rare metals

  • February 6, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan cross-ministry panel to check economic security risks

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:41 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan adopts draft legislation to reduce NHK viewer fees

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 12:42 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to screen power, gas and oil equipment for hacking risk

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s closed borders stall business plans for Bosch and Siemens

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:52 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Weak supply chain link: Japan reliant on Chinese phones, laptops

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:44 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Understanding needs key for Japan to achieve export goal

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China becomes top importer of Japanese food for 1st time

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan subsidies to curb gasoline prices to hit upper limit

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:32 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Asia faces billions in stranded assets if gas becomes energy pariah

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan and inflation: What a corn snack says about rising prices

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: EU energy policy a sign it recognizes usefulness of nuclear power

  • February 7, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japanese Olympic sponsors avoid spotlight fearing backlash

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:20 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan public pension fund earns 5.4 t. yen in Oct.-Dec.

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Osaka’s casino resort plan fraught with pressing issues

  • February 5, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren to name Tokio Marine’s Nagano, 2 others as vice chairs

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 3:34 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

BOJ prepares emergency operation as long-term rates creep up

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Expert: China must make extraordinary reforms to join TPP

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Expert: Japan should take initiative in TPP in absence of U.S.

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Ministry of Environment to support early launch of offshore wind farms

  • January 30, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Editorial: Securities industry must be more transparent about setting IPO prices

  • February 7, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military golf course in Okinawa used predominantly by Japanese

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 41st consecutive day

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan eyes land deal restrictions near SDF camps in Okinawa

  • February 6, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to launch full-scale R&D on high power microwave weapons

  • February 6, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

“Seiron” column: Cut off North Korea’s missile procurement routes

  • January 31, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Government responsible for smooth SDF transport of foreign nationals

  • February 6, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa eyes fund to preserve traditional craftsmanship

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

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. plans to deploy drones to SDF base in Kagoshima

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Additional parts of missing SDF F-15 found

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Doubts raised about viability of ex-mayor’s candidacy for Okinawa governor

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 6, 2022

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 5, 2022

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 4, 2022

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Feb. 7-13

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 7:59 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP appoints Kokuba as special advisor to president

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Kishida faction to be LDP’s 4th largest

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

LDP to draft proposal soon on limiting executives’ tenures

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gov’t instructs athletes to remove Beijing Olympic app upon return to Japan

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Muraoka wins 3rd term as Yamaguchi governor

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP’s Takaichi faces challenges ahead

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Kishida Cabinet drops for first time

  • February 7, 2022
  • , NTV, TBS
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Trend in five-poll average Cabinet support rate and Cabinet support rate in Social Survey Research Center poll

  • February 4, 2022
  • , Saitama University Social Survey Research Center
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of January 2022 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • February 1, 2022
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1685] – pp. 8–11)
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support drops by 8 points to 58%

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

METI announces plan for emissions market

  • February 2, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan confirms over 89,000 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Foreign students struggle to find work amid pandemic

  • February 5, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 11:44 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Foreign students wait for Japan to lift entry ban, some give up

  • February 6, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

30% of Japan areas with LGBT partnership system have mutual accords

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 7:33 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

As COVID cases surge in Japan, is a state of emergency the way to go?

  • February 4, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

More Merck COVID-19 pills headed to Japan weeks early

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:13 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Accelerating boosters for the elderly is essential for overcoming 6th wave

  • February 5, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:21 p.m.
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