February 18, 2022

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  • February 18, 2022
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HEADLINES

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  • February 18, 2022
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AMBASSADOR

AMBASSADOR

U.S. ambassador praises ‘world-class’ rail system of Japan

  • February 17, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:36 p.m.
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AMBASSADOR

AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Emanuel takes train for meeting with Yokosuka leader

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ to send official to Takeshima Day ceremony on Feb. 22

  • February 18, 2022
  • , NHK digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida urges Putin to defuse tension over Ukraine through diplomacy 

  • February 18, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to charter plane for possible evacuation of Japanese nationals in Ukraine 

  • February 18, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

China detains Japanese citizen 

  • February 18, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

SDF wraps up disaster relief operation in Tonga 

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Nissan to invest 500 m. dollars in U.S. plant for EV production

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:34 a.m.
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ECONOMY

There are viable alternatives to Russian LNG: Japan trade body chief

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

Japan imports hit record high in January

  • February 17, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
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ECONOMY

LDP to launch a new in-house organization on food security

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

Commentary: Will TSE reform stop overseas investors from fleeing Japan?

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:40 p.m.
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SECURITY

Unexploded shells found in Okinawa’s Kurashiki Dam

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Prosecutor asks for three-year imprisonment for two U.S. Marines who smuggled marijuana

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 31
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine Corps conducting large-scale EABO training in Okinawa

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 52nd consecutive day

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 28
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SECURITY

Chinese intelligence-gathering aircraft repeatedly flies over Okinawa

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

Russia notifies GOJ of new missile launches around the Northern Territories

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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SECURITY

MOD holds first meeting with defense companies

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

10% of hospitals have cybersecurity vulnerabilities

  • February 18, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 11:05 a.m.
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SECURITY

TMPD conducts training for companies on handling cyberattacks

  • February 15, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 30
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on February 17, 2022

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

On Ukraine, Japan’s Kishida urges Putin toward diplomatic solution

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:42 a.m.
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POLITICS

Rengo to cooperate with CDP, DPFP toward Upper House election

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:41 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan govt lowers economic view for 1st time in 5 months

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:57 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Reinforce COVID-19 testing system as border control measures are eased

  • February 18, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:26 p.m.
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POLITICS

CDP plans gender-equal roster for Upper House election

  • February 17, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:56 p.m.
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POLITICS

Kishida forced to walk tightrope in deciding to ease border restrictions

  • February 18, 2022
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SCIENCE

Japan to kick-start artificial photosynthesis R&D

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:48 a.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan officially decides to ease restrictions on travelers from overseas

  • February 18, 2022
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Kishida announces limited reopening of Japan’s borders

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:45 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: No. of people unable to enter Japan, by visa status

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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SOCIETY

llegal drugs seized by Japan in 2021 top 1 ton for 6th year

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:47 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Top court ruling should trigger policy drive to end hate speech

  • February 18, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:30 p.m.
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