- People across Myanmar are taking to the streets in growing numbers a week after the military seized power. The demonstrators are demanding the reinstatement of the elected government.
- The latest NHK opinion poll suggests that the disapproval rate for the Cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide exceeded the approval rate for a second straight month.
- A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine and a commercial vessel have collided off the coast of southwestern Japan. Three crewmembers of the submarine suffered minor injuries.
February 8, Monday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline