February 8, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 8, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 8, 2022
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Emanuel, PM Kishida affirm strengthened alliance

  • February 5, 2022
  • , All national papers , All TV networks , Jiji, Kyodo
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AMBASSADOR

Rahm Emanuel emphasizes importance of U.S. being in Asia

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:40 a.m.
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

Kishi, Emanuel agree to jointly address China, Russia

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:44 p.m.
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Emanuel pays courtesy call on defense minister  

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Nikkei, Sankei , NHK , Kyodo, Kyodo News
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AMBASSADOR

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. raises travel alert for Japan to highest level

  • February 8, 2022
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine crisis roils waters for Japan’s bid to reclaim islands from Russia

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:26 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Invasion could topple Putin, warns Ukraine envoy

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Expert: Japan’s human rights resolution avoids naming China

  • February 2, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China risks a deeper rift with its Olympic diplomacy

  • February 8, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida vows to redouble efforts to seal peace treaty with Russia  

  • February 8, 2022
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan to lift ban on imports from Fukushima 

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan mulls imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine 

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Violators of new security law could face 2-year prison term

  • February 7, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Economic security law to be implemented in 3 stages

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

IAEA team to visit Fukushima next week to review water release plan

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:11 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Income inequality widening among Japanese aged 25-34: gov’t report

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kishida says gov’t is not considering gasoline tax cut

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:13 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

SOFA and other privileges hinder economic development, including space business

  • February 3, 2022
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. military to go ahead with drills at Naha Military Port despite local opposition

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. Marines, Navy conduct joint exercise near Miyako Strait in Okinawa

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Okinawa to hold ceremony to mark 50th anniversary of reversion

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 42nd consecutive day

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 24
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SECURITY

GSDF to deploy third amphibious unit in Omura, Nagasaki Pref.

  • February 5, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Infographic: U.S. forces realignment subsidies in FY2021

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Akahata , p. 3
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SECURITY

Japan under fire for training military officers from Myanmar

  • February 7, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. military to conduct training at Naha Military Port

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Asahi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 7, 2022

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 7, 2022

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan LDP, Komeito seen scaling back election cooperation

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 3:32 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

2021 Lower House poll in unconstitutional state: Sapporo court

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Election strategist says Kishida’s fate in UH election hinges on COVID-19

  • January 27, 2022
  • , Mainichi evening edition , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Infographic: Views on possession of enemy base attack capabilities

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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SCIENCE

Japan to establish decarbonization support fund

  • February 8, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Kishida pledges accelerated rollout of COVID-19 booster shots

  • February 8, 2022
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Japanese drug firm to seek authorization of oral medication for COVID-19

  • February 8, 2022
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Human rights and Japan’s technical intern trainee framework

  • February 3, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Travel ban again denies foreigners chance to take entrance exams

  • February 7, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Opinion: Don’t abandon Myanmar refugees, Japan must be proactive

  • February 7, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan athletes make good start in Beijing, help brighten atmosphere

  • February 8, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:11 p.m.
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