August 29, 2022

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 29, 2022
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 29, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

South Korean Prime Minister to attend former PM Abe’s state funeral

  • August 27, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Africa was doing so well; aid pipeline still key to its prosperity

  • August 27, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida shows leadership at TICAD on global health and security

  • August 28, 2022
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

FOCUS: TICAD 8 lacks momentum as Kishida fails to attend in person

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 1:41 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Tunisia share importance of rules-based development financing

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 11:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida holds talks with 4 African leaders

  • August 28, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:11 .am.
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INTERNATIONAL

FOCUS: Nuclear-free world more distant after unsuccessful NPT conference

  • August 28, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:26 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Nuclear disarmament on Kishida’s mind for Hiroshima G7 summit next year

  • August 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:44 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Russia’s domineering acts stymie nuclear disarmament

  • August 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida pledges $30 billion in assistance for Africa over next three years

  • August 28, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida disappointed by NPT confab’s failure to reach consensus

  • August 28, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Another U.S. senator visits Taiwan

  • August 27, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, South Korean diplomats discuss requisitioned worker issue

  • August 27, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL

Emperor sends congratulatory message to Ukraine on Independence Day

  • August 27, 2022
  • , Mainichi , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan plans to hold G7 foreign ministerial in Karuizawa

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia agree on return of bodies believed to be from sunken tour boat

  • August 28, 2022
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ECONOMY

Honda to build new EV battery plant in U.S. with LG

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:15 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Suzuki targets 2025 India debut for EV developed with Toyota

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:42 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s JFE to switch one furnace to electric in green push

  • August 20, 2022
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:44 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Bridgestone to invest $550 million to expand key U.S. plant

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 8:58 p.m.
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ECONOMY

METI requests 1.3 trillion yen for FY2023 budget

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

320 firms join newly launched Human Capital Management Consortium

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan should not plug back into heavy reliance on nuclear power

  • August 26, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Nuclear power vital to overcoming electricity crisis

  • August 27, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:55 p.m.
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ECONOMY

U.S., Japanese ministers reaffirm cooperation at IPEF 

  • August 27, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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ECONOMY

APEC ministerial meeting forgoes adopting joint statement 

  • August 27, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Power utility JERA to keep buying LNG from Russia’s Sakhalin-2 project 

  • August 27, 2022
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ECONOMY

Japanese firms face plant closures in Russia  

  • August 27, 2022
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

U.S. service members in Okinawa arrested on DUI charges

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

Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 135th consecutive day

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 20
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SECURITY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan experts divided over counterstrike capabilities

  • August 27, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 6:33 p.m.
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SECURITY

Lessons from Ukraine / Budget issues could undermine Japan’s ability to continue fighting

  • August 29, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 6:00 a.m.
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SECURITY

SDF lags behind other nations in use of drones

  • August 24, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

U.S. warships sail through Taiwan Strait  

  • August 29, 2022
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SECURITY

GSDF, U.S. Army conduct joint firing drills in Kyushu 

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 28, 2022

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 27, 2022

  • August 28, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 26, 2022

  • August 27, 2022
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Aug. 29-Sept. 4

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 9:50 a.m.
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POLITICS

Japan to appoint Okano as assistant chief cabinet secretary

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 7:22 p.m.
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POLITICS

Baba voted in as new leader of opposition party Nippon Ishin

  • August 27, 2022
  • , The Asahi Shimbun
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POLITICS

Editorial: Can Baba transform the party into a national force?

  • August 28, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:29 p.m.
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POLITICS

Top Japan opposition CDP launches new leadership team

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 9:35 p.m.
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POLITICS

Many links between senior politicians and Unification Church mere formality

  • August 29, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 1:00 a.m.
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POLITICS

Ikeda wins 1st term as governor of Japan’s Kagawa Pref.

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 1:53 a.m.
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POLITICS

Support for Kishida Cabinet drops by 10 points to 47% 

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Asahi
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POLITICS

LDP begins surveying party members’ ties with Unification Church 

  • August 27, 2022
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POLITICS

Baba elected as new leader of Ishin  

  • August 28, 2022
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

58% opposed to constructing, expanding nuclear power plants, Asahi poll

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • August 29, 2022
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SCIENCE

CO2 capture being tested at Hiroshima power station

  • August 26, 2022
  • , NHK WORLD , 3:59 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Spacecraft carrying Japanese astronaut Wakata to launch Oct. 3 

  • August 27, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

High court rejects survivor benefits for same-sex partner

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 5:27 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Foreign workers with specified skills up 76 pct in Japan

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 3:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan mulling easing criteria for foreign care staff

  • August 26, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 9:52
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SOCIETY

Interview: Female LDP lawmaker discusses women in politics

  • August 22, 2022
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Ascertain precise picture of suspected organ trafficking

  • August 29, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 12:01 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Opinion: Need for legislation on organ transplant NPOs

  • August 27, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 8:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cabinet approves allocation of 249 million yen for Abe’s state funeral

  • August 27, 2022
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EDUCATION

Editorial: Tap merits of classroom tech while avoiding downsides

  • August 27, 2022
  • , The Japan News , 3:25 p.m.
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