February 22, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 22, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 22, 2022
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AMBASSADOR

Kishida and U.S. envoy Emanuel to visit Hiroshima memorial

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:07 a.m.
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

Kishida likely to visit Hiroshima with new U.S. ambassador

  • February 20, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:45 p.m.
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AMBASSADOR

Kishida, U.S. Envoy Emanuel to visit Hiroshima

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 2:06 a.m.
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AMBASSADOR

U.S. ambassador to Japan arranging visit to Hiroshima next week

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 8:10 p.m.
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AMBASSADOR

U.S. envoy stresses solidarity with Japan over Russia

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:22 p.m.
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AMBASSADOR

PM Kishida mulls visiting Hiroshima with Ambassador Emanuel on Feb. 26

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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AMBASSADOR

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Idaho declares day to recall Japanese American internment

  • February 22, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
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INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Joseph Yun: Biden’s best bet is to engage with N. Korea directly like Trump did

  • February 22, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 9:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida, Biden eye phone talks on Ukraine

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:03 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: How to stop a Ukraine war before it starts

  • February 18, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: The fates of Ukraine and Taiwan aren’t necessarily linked

  • February 20, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

France slams China’s attempts to ‘break the status quo’ on Taiwan

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine crisis creates new security risks in Asia

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:14 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan arranges chartered flight to get its citizens out of Ukraine

  • February 21, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Explaining Japan’s ‘astute diplomacy”

  • February 21, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan takes Russia to task on Ukraine, but avoids fissure

  • February 20, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:45 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Make clear intention to protect inherent territory of Takeshima islands

  • February 22, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 11:54 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China closes Winter Olympics, claiming win as divide with West grows

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Athletes achieve great feats, but Games leave unpleasant aftertaste

  • February 20, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 6:04 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Policies on North Korean threat key to South Korean presidential poll

  • February 19, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Two-century-old map shows Takeshima isles as part of Japan

  • February 21, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:15 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ mulls restricting semiconductor exports to Russia

  • February 22, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Kishida to attend G7 summit over Ukraine

  • February 22, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

FM Hayashi meets with European counterparts over Ukrainian crisis

  • February 20, 2022
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Kishida arranging visit to India in March

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Exclusive: Japan eyes bill for security clearance system

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:20 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Corp. to offload interest in Myanmar gas field

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:47 p.m.
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ECONOMY

U.S. LNG capacity to jump 20% as Europe shifts away from Russia

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:03 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan panel calls for tighter rules on user data handling

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:11 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan, U.S. urged to lead work on new Indo-Pacific economic bloc

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:00 p.m.
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ECONOMY

With U.S. ports clogged, Japanese exports take pricier Mexico route

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:55 p.m.
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ECONOMY

IAEA to report in April on Japan’s plan to release Fukushima water

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 9:01 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s inflation spreads to tuna and beef bowls, slamming households

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:34 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Taiwan lifts import ban on Japan food linked to Fukushima disaster

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 3:51 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Nissan to boost electric vehicle production in U.S. 

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Survey to begin soon in Kagoshima for U.S. drone deployment

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:42 p.m.
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SECURITY

Poll suggests lack of info on enemy base attack capability

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:20 p.m.
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SECURITY

Nuclear waste from U.S. flattop to be transported to U.S. in April

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Akahata , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Defense chiefs of Japan, Poland share view that Ukrainian crisis is “grave” 

  • February 22, 2022
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan to buy defense tech to prevent leaks from failing companies

  • February 22, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia
  • English Press

POLITICS

Lower House clears FY2022 budget bill

  • February 22, 2022
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 21, 2022

  • February 22, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 20, 2022

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 19, 2022

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 18, 2022

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Feb. 21-27

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 8:17 a.m.
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POLITICS

Some members likely to quit Aso-led LDP faction

  • February 22, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:57 a.m.
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POLITICS

Suga’s reputation reappraised within LDP

  • February 19, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:16 p.m.
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POLITICS

Major companies hire former bureaucrats to head economic security departments

  • February 17, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Mr. Kishida, please tell it like is on pandemic realities

  • February 19, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Support firms actively investing in people to ensure growth, wage hikes

  • February 20, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:59 p.m.
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Unable to find an exit strategy

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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POLITICS

Oishi wins Nagasaki gubernatorial race, becoming youngest governor in Japan 

  • February 21, 2022
  • , All national papers
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OPINION POLLS

Public support for Kishida Cabinet drops amid prolonged sixth wave of COVID-19 

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Kishida Cabinet supported by 56%, views mixed on COVID response, Kyodo News poll

  • February 20, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 7:31 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kishida Cabinet approval falls to 43.4 pct, Jiji poll

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:23 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

60 pct back World Heritage push for Sado Gold Mine, Jiji poll

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:48 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Over 60 pct find COVID-19 pre-emergency ineffective, Jiji poll

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JR East unveils hydrogen fuel cell hybrid train

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:57 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Mitsui O.S.K. plans introduction of ‘hard sails’ for ship propulsion

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan confirms 51,990 new COVID-19 cases on Monday

  • February 22, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

GOJ decides to simplify entry procedures for foreign students

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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SCIENCE

GOJ formally decides to extend quasi-state of emergency in 17 prefectures

  • February 19, 2022
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Tokyo’s same-sex partnership system to cover commuters from outside

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 0:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan cuts red tape to speed up foreign student entry

  • February 19, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:48 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Gov’t bans firm from accepting foreign trainees after assault case

  • February 18, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 12:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan aims to block sex offenders from jobs in schools, child care

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 8:41 p.m.
  • English Press

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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SOCIETY

Japan COVID crisis shows flaws in medical system: Nikkei and JCER

  • February 21, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:33 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan moving to lift age limit for prenatal genetic screening

  • February 19, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:45 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Iranian film on death penalty aims to stir debate in Japan

  • February 18, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tsunami-ravaged school in Miyagi Prefecture to be opened to public in April

  • February 20, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 11:22 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Devise ways to use Japan Heritage to revitalize local communities

  • February 21, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:51 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Foreign students must wait their turn when rules are eased

  • February 19, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:15 p.m.
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