October 17, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 17, 2016
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Survey of newspaper editorials on U.S. presidential election

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

“Kazamidori” column: How Clinton would deal with Japan remains unknown

  • October 16, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

SoftBank to form $100 bil. fund with Saudi Arabia

  • October 14, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 9:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Saudi riches back SoftBank’s pursuit of IoT supremacy

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:12 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan withholds dues to UNESCO over listing of Nanjing Massacre file

  • October 14, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. detects failed North Korean missile launch

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese abductee Matsumoto may still be alive in Pyongyang

  • October 16, 2016
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Comfort women foundation to begin disbursing funds

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China to seek agreement on maritime search and rescue

  • October 16, 2016
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to propose joint governing of Northern Territories

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei
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Aung San Suu Kyi to visit Japan in November

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Ruling parties of Japan, China to hold exchange meeting next February

  • October 16, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Kazakh President Nazarbayev to visit Japan on Nov. 6-9

  • October 14, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 11:48
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to propose joint governing of Russian-held islands

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese banks facing difficulty procuring dollars

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Governor election hampers Tepco’s quest to restart reactors

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Inflation target seen eluding BOJ’s Kuroda during his tenure

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:10 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t seeks to integrate Japan’s regional airlines

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 10:47
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to accelerate Diet deliberations on TPP

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo
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ECONOMY

U.S. to continue to monitor Japan’s currency policy

  • October 15&16, 2016
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

JAL to launch Haneda-New York service

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

Global cooperation to speed up patent applications

  • October 14, 2016
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Editorial: Early ratification of TPP important for free trade and Japan’s future

  • October 15, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 8:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Global search network to speed up patent applications

  • October 14, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JAL eyes direct Tokyo-New York flights from next April

  • October 15, 2016
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 18:30
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Ministry submits draft plan for NTA reversion

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

U.S. Navy to operate stealth warship in Pacific

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Kyodo
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SECURITY

Immigration procedure to check database of terrorist faces

  • October 14, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 8:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Column: Pentagon report says Japan might possess nukes in 10 years

  • October 16, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
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SECURITY

Osprey to make preparatory flight to GSDF Kisarazu base

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on October 16

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on October 15

  • October 16, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on October 14

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP shelves its 2012 draft constitutional amendments

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Renho faces the challenge of maintaining influence within DP

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Anti-nuclear candidate wins Niigata governor race

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 12:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

64% say they will “definitely vote” in Tokyo by-election, Yomiuri poll

  • October 17, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 29
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POLITICS

Court rejects lawsuit to void July national election in Japan

  • October 14, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:49 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

58% are opposed to extending the term of the LDP president, Jiji Press poll

  • October 15, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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OPINION POLLS

86% say that “newspapers will remain necessary,” Yomiuri poll

  • October 14, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , pp. 2, 12
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OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

Editorial: Improve environment so elderly can contribute throughout their lives

  • October 16, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 8:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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