May 2, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 2, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news   

  • May 2, 2022
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AMBASSADOR

Upper house panel seeks to ease Okinawa’s burden of hosting U.S. bases

  • April 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:59 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-financed railway project in Myanmar suspended due to explosions

  • April 30, 2022
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida, Joko affirm intolerance of sovereignty infringement

  • April 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 12:05 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Vietnam oppose use of nuclear weapons

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Kishida must deepen cooperation to safeguard international order

  • May 1, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: G7 nations should take lead in putting more pressure on Russia

  • April 30, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 16:29 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Speed up measures to keep islands from becoming military bases

  • April 29, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russia’s Ukraine invasion serves as wake-up call for Japan

  • May 2, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

FOCUS: Japan aid for Indian islets carries China “strategic overtone”

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 10:06 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: War in Ukraine shatters Japan’s pacifist dreams

  • April 28, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: AUKUS pact a misbegotten scarecrow that Japan should avoid

  • May 2, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Learning the wrong nuclear lessons from the Ukraine war

  • April 29, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Insights into the World: Learn multiple lessons from Ukraine ordeal

  • April 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Britain agree to promote open 5G communications networks

  • May 1, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s Red Cross to provide medical support in Ukraine

  • April 29, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD , 2:03 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese universities offering support to Ukrainian students

  • May 1, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Guterres throws up his hands

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

SDF plane leaves for Poland to deliver relief supplies to Ukrainians

  • May 2, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to host in-person Quad summit in late May 

  • April 29, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Germany agree to step up support for Ukraine  

  • April 30, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-EU summit to be held in Japan in mid-May 

  • April 30, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

About 60 nations endorse U.S. declaration for internet freedom 

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan mulls programs to develop talent in semiconductors, batteries

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 9:31 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan auto parts makers diversify supply chain to North Africa

  • April 28, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:38 p.m.
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ECONOMY

No safety flaws found so far in Fukushima water discharge plan: IAEA

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 10:21 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

NGK Insulators, Abashiri City set up solar power company in Hokkaido

  • April 28, 2022
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Over 40% of Japanese firms to raise prices within a year: survey

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:58 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan must hasten discussions on strengthening regulations

  • May 2, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:01 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan Tobacco mulls sale of operations in Russia

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SECURITY

Ruling parties shocked by Naha mayor’s decision not to run for reelection

  • May 2, 2022
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 16th consecutive day

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Sankei digital , 10:34 a.m.
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SECURITY

Japan eyes classifying defense guidelines amid China, Russia threats

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 9:23 a.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Japan’s aid to Ukraine cannot lead to broader arms exports

  • April 30, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:53 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa ordered to allow design changes for Henoko project

  • April 29, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:00 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa Marine arrested for DUI

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
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SECURITY

MOD steps up social media messaging in Korean, Chinese

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 1, 2022

  • May 2, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 30, 2022

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 29, 2022

  • April 30, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 28, 2022

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP Youth Division to visit Taiwan on May 3-7

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Taiwan statement meant to signal U.S. commitment to Asia: Suga

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 10:44 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

299 people preparing to run in Japan Upper House election

  • April 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:52 a.m.
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POLITICS

LDP’s SG Motegi delivers remarks in Okinawa

  • May 2, 2022
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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POLITICS

Kishida remains active in his LDP faction

  • May 1, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Can Japanese subway system work as a bomb shelter in time of war?

  • April 30, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:07 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan to spend 1.5-t.-yen reserve funds on emergency package

  • April 28, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 12:13 p.m.
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POLITICS

Ishin, DPFP to scrap deal to back each other’s candidates

  • April 28, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 11:45 p.m.
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Protection from invading price hikes

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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POLITICS

Two former prime ministers fight “proxy war” in Tokyo

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Mainichi
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POLITICS

Matsuno attends labor union event

  • April 30, 2022
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

71% say same-sex marriage should be legalized, Kyodo News mail-in survey

  • May 2, 2022
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SCIENCE

More local gov’ts to expand plastic waste collection

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:00 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Tokyo governor: Environmental policy is growth strategy

  • April 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 5:29 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Ex-U.S. envoy John Roos among Japan’s spring decorations recipients

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 9:03 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Older brother of former abductee Chimura Fukie dies at 93

  • April 29, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 26
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SOCIETY

FOCUS: Japan to require listed firms to disclose female manager ratio

  • May 1, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:12 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Gender gap closes in medical school entrance exams

  • April 29, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 10:30 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japanese government calls for museums to appoint female directors

  • May 1, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 2:19 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Father of Japanese 9/11 victim releases book on U.S. report

  • April 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:07 p.m.
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SOCIETY

FOCUS: Descendants of wartime Korean workers remember their past in new museum

  • April 30, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 1:45 p.m.
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