February 28, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 28, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 28, 2022
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AMBASSADOR

U.S. envoy to Japan warns of global contagion from Ukraine war

  • February 25, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

U.S. envoy to Japan denounces Russia’s “war of aggression”

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:11 a.m.
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Emanuel denounces Russian invasion of Ukraine

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan gov’t, BOJ to craft “maximum costs” sanction on Russia

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:44 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

PM Kishida says GOJ considering sanctions against Belarus

  • February 28, 2022
  • , NHK, TBS
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Russia scholar: Putin’s neo-Eurasianism keys invasion

  • February 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Beijing says little as West blasts Ukraine invasion

  • February 25, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Removal from SWIFT vital to teach Russia invasion is critical mistake

  • February 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kyiv-based Japanese journalist vows to report on Ukraine situation

  • February 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:37 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Minimize negative impact of rising oil prices amid invasion of Ukraine

  • February 26, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:19 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

EDITORIAL: Time for Japan to make a clear break in policy with Russia

  • February 26, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:50 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese partners to join 4.5 gigawatt LNG power project in Vietnam

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:36 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan eyeing sanctions on Belarus over Ukraine crisis

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Former Japan diplomat sees Putin’s worldview behind invasion of Ukraine

  • February 27, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: G-7 must stay united in measures against Russian aggression

  • February 26, 2022
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Global order’s future dependent on Ukraine crisis response

  • February 25, 2022
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida says Japan won’t seek nuclear sharing with U.S.

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 1:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. should abandon ambiguity on Taiwan defense: Japan’s Abe

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Little to celebrate 50 years after Nixon’s China visit

  • February 25, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: U.S-Japan effort falls short

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

INTERNATIONAL

U.S, Japanese foreign ministers discuss Russian invasion of Ukraine 

  • February 27, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan “follows” West in sanctioning Russia over Ukraine 

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan shifts gears to align more closely with U.S., Europe 

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida comments on Japan’s ties with Russia 

  • February 26, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian envoy warns of retaliatory measures 

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

EU sounds out Japan on providing more natural gas 

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Ukraine hold virtual foreign ministerial talks 

  • February 26, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Diet to adopt motion denouncing Russian invasion 

  • February 26, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ plans to evacuate Japanese citizens in Ukraine via land 

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese-owned ship sustains damage in Black Sea

  • February 27, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Rallies protesting Russian invasion held across Japan 

  • February 27, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK fires ballistic missile on Sunday 

  • February 28, 2022
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ECONOMY

Infographic: No. of Japanese companies in Russia, Ukraine, by industry

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan firms worried about sanctions war over Russian aggression

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Suzuki, Japan Tobacco caught up in Ukraine’s economic shutdown

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:19 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Rakuten chief Mikitani to donate 1 b. yen to Ukraine

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:45 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to vet supply chains for chips, batteries under economic security law

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:24 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Protect Japan’s economic security through public-private cooperation

  • February 27, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Invisible threats / Japan searches for ways to exclude China from key infrastructure share

  • February 27, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 9:59 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Invisible Threats / Japan seeks to prevent outflow of technology

  • February 26, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Invisible threats / Efforts made to disseminate risks of industrial espionage

  • February 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Wakayama, Nagasaki Prefectures facing difficulty in raising money for IR bid

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Asahi , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Bobcat rival Takeuchi boosts track loaders with U.S. plant buy

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan financial watchdog reviews compulsory quarterly disclosure rule

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 12:34 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to drastically increase subsidy to curb rise in gasoline prices

  • February 26, 2022
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SECURITY

Kishida eyes trip to Okinawa in May for 50th anniversary of reversion

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 3rd consecutive day

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

4 China govt ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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SECURITY

Japan worried about Russian invasion causing East Asian security concerns over China

  • February 26, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:19 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan GSDF, Indian Army begin antiterror drills

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:16 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan gov’t to draw up strategy to make Okinawa economy robust

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 3:02 p.m.
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SECURITY

Doubts emerge about U.S. “extended deterrence” 

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

Former PM Abe mentions “nuclear weapons sharing” to deter adversaries

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

GOJ approves economic security bill for submission to Diet

  • February 26, 2022
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SECURITY

Key equipment recovered from SDF jet that crashed into Sea of Japan

  • February 26, 2022
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 27, 2022

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

China and U.S. soar ahead in flying car patent race

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:42 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 26, 2022

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 25, 2022

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Feb. 28-March 6

  • February 25, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Upper House budget committee meeting, Feb. 25, 2022

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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POLITICS

Resource-rich Russia’s likely retaliation puts Japan’s manufacturing industry on alert

  • February 27, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

CDP chief Izumi calls for unity for upper house election

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:08 p.m.
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POLITICS

Mayor backing radioactive waste survey wins Hokkaido village poll

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 9:09 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan to quintuple gasoline subsidies in wake of $100 crude

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:04 a.m.
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POLITICS

Kishida to visit Fukushima on March 11

  • February 26, 2022
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POLITICS

Mayor in favor of SDF camp reelected in Okinawa

  • February 28, 2022
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

42% plan to vote for LDP in summer Upper House election, Nikkei poll

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

40% in Japan lonely amid pandemic, rates higher among young, survey

  • February 28, 2022
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Ex-Ghosn aide Kelly confident of winning acquittal ahead of ruling

  • February 27, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 10:08 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Specified skilled foreign workers in Japan up sharply amid pandemic

  • February 25, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 9:22 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Number of newborns in Japan reached record low last year

  • February 25, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:39 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Trends in deaths and births, 2006–2021

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan govt OKs bill to set up agency for children, families

  • February 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:33 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Accelerate pace of booster shots for the elderly as deaths increase

  • February 26, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:15 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Shionogi files for COVID oral drug approval after delay in trials

  • February 25, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to recommend sake brewing as UNESCO cultural heritage

  • February 25, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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