May 20, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 20, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 20, 2022
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AMBASSADOR

INTERNATIONAL

President Biden departs for Asia

  • May 20, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan extends SDF dispatch to U.N. mission in S. Sudan for 1 yr

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 8:51 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Blinken criticizes Russia for “weaponizing” food at UNSC meeting

  • May 20, 2022
  • , NHK, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan announces additional loans for Ukraine

  • May 20, 2022
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida seeks to bond with Biden in his first visit as president

  • May 19, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Biden heads to Asia to showcase key alliances amid China’s rise

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: India’s envoy to Japan says India opposed to any hegemonic act

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Sankei , pp. 3, 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

IAEA chief says planning to visit Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 12:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese ties to Sakhalin gas and oil projects uncertain amid scrutiny

  • May 19, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s policy-induced slowdown is a warning to the world

  • May 18, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine war fuels European and Asian scramble for U.S. LNG

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:05 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: A cynical view of IPEF

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

President Biden departs for Asia trip 

  • May 20, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. keen to rebuild order in Indo-Pacific  

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Asahi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan to hold economic 2+2 in Tokyo  

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan eager to join IPEF  

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to double loans for Ukraine to $600 million

  • May 20, 2022
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Senior security officials of Japan, ROK discuss potential provocations by North Korea

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan likely to host G7 summit in Hiroshima next year  

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Japan inflation hits 7-year high of 2.1% in April

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is not an FTA: 5 things to know

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

“Last chance for Japan’s semiconductors,” Semiconductor Board

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Effective use of radio waves for 5G

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan’s imports hit another record high in April

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan parliament OKs revised law to boost food exports

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 10:41 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Treated water release deemed safe but local entities need convincing

  • May 19, 2022
  • , The Japan News
  • English Press

ECONOMY

As China’s economy slows, Japanese exports take a hit

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 00:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 34th consecutive day

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Satellite photos suggest China training to attack Japan’s aircraft

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

ASDF carries out anti-missile drill in Osaka

  • May 19, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 19, 2022

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Tokura to become Japan supreme court chief justice

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

70% say Japan should continue sanctions on Russia, Jiji poll

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Jiji , 8:33 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Kishida Cabinet approval edges down to 50.8 pct, Jiji poll

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:36 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

38 pct to vote for LDP in Upper House election, Jiji poll

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:59 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll on the Constitution

  • May 11, 2022
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1698] – pp. 5–7
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan looks to 20 tril. yen in aid to spur green investment: Kishida

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan should accept refugees in line with the rest of the world

  • May 19, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to make big companies report gender pay gaps

  • May 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Bill to enhance support for vulnerable women passed in Japan

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 2:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Masks outside not always needed when not chatting: Japan gov’t panel

  • May 19, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:16 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Diet enacts law to support development of world-class universities

  • May 20, 2022
  • , The Japan News
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