February 17, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 17, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • February 17, 2022
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Emanuel takes train to meet with Yokosuka mayor

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Yomiuri digital
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AMBASSADOR

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida to meet virtually with Putin tonight

  • February 17, 2022
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. discuss ways to deter Russia in Ukraine

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 3:21 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

What does the Ukraine crisis mean for Taiwan? That’s up for debate.

  • February 15, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Expert: Japan must join hands with West over Ukraine issue with eye on China

  • February 12, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Russia invasion to pave way for regime change in Ukraine: expert

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 4:05 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S., ROK joint statement aimed at preventing ROK’s tilt toward China

  • February 15, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Allies must support US strategy for stability in Indo-Pacific

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:19 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Taiwan’s lifting of import ban offers a chance to promote Japanese food

  • February 17, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 11:49 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Cambodia affirm security cooperation toward free Indo-Pacific

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 5:31 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan confronted with unambitious U.S. diplomacy

  • February 15, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 23
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese national detained in Shanghai, likely suspected of espionage

  • February 17, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Point of View – Antonio Guterres: The global problem-solving paradox

  • February 17, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: The Ukraine Olympics

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK leaders discuss response to Ukraine crisis 

  • February 17, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

G7 foreign ministers to hold emergency meeting on Ukraine crisis 

  • February 17, 2022
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ECONOMY

Doyukai calls for curtailing scope of economic security regulations

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Editorial: U.S. stance on Japanese steel simply arrogant, self-righteous

  • February 17, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:29 p.m.
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Itochu to provide more sustainable aviation fuel in Japan

  • February 16, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
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ECONOMY

Campaign launched to introduce rice balls to New Yorkers

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:03 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japanese auto unions submit wage demands

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 12:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

U.S. colonel says Naha Port Facility “ideal” for military training

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Ceremony to commemorate Okinawa reversion to be held in both Okinawa and Tokyo

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 51st consecutive day

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

Japan won’t rule out airstrikes on enemy bases: defense minister

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:38 a.m.
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on February 16, 2022

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan ruling parties OK economic security bill

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:28 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

17,800 foreigners enter Japan in Jan.

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:35 p.m.
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POLITICS

Kishida mulling visit to disaster-hit prefectures from March 11

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:31 a.m.
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POLITICS

2 more courts find 2021 general election constitutional

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:35 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan to shorten quarantine period for foreign arrivals from seven to three days

  • February 17, 2022
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SCIENCE

GOJ to lift quasi-state of emergency in Okinawa, four other prefectures

  • February 17, 2022
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SOCIETY

Waiting list to enter Japan grows to 400,000 amid COVID curbs

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:27 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japanese gov’t to ease requirements for business travel from March 2022

  • February 15, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SOCIETY

U.S. Embassy issues alert on racial profiling; Tokyo Bar Association launches survey

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Top court finds ordinance against hate speech constitutional

  • February 16, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Russian athlete’s doping scandal debases spirit of fair play at Games

  • February 17, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:56 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Prince Hisahito breaks with tradition on choice of high school

  • February 16, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:27 p.m.
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