November 18, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 18, 2016
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • November 18, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

PM Abe meets with President-elect Trump

  • November 18, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Abe’s remarks after meeting with U.S. President-elect Trump

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 10:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe: ‘I have full confidence’ in Trump

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:50 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe Cabinet hails Trump talks, others in Japan remain uneasy

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 2:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Putin’s aide confirms Japan-Russia summit in Peru to discuss territorial issue

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

US, Japan can aid Asia’s infrastructure boom, CSIS says

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe readies TPP trump cards for meeting with US president-elect

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:10 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

LDP to send international bureau chief to U.S.

  • November 17, 2016
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Trump gives the BOJ exactly what it needs

  • November 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Trump policy could short-circuit automakers’ green strategy

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Abe and Trump

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Trump shock

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: defense equipment cooperation will benefit both UK and Japan

  • November 17, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 13
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. media divided over Trump’s approach toward Senkakus

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Payments disbursed to former comfort women

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Economic Minister Seko meets with USTR Froman

  • November 18, 2016
  • , NHK
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ECONOMY

Iowa governor pessimistic about TPP

  • November 17, 2016
  • , TVTokyo
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ECONOMY

U.S. has not given up hope for TPP, Kerry tells Kishida

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 08:36
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Post office sale of U.S. insurance products is foretaste of TPP, Diet member

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Akahata , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Farmers voice anxiety and hope at local hearings on TPP

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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ECONOMY

LDP agriculture division in disarray over JA reform

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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ECONOMY

Oversight of TITP to be tightened by new legislations

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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ECONOMY

APEC ministerial conference begins in Peru

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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ECONOMY

Calls mounting in U.S. for bilateral FTA with Japan

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

Japanese automakers wary of Trump’s position on NAFTA

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Japan eager to seal EPA with EU

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Spread wage hikes among workers in smaller firms, nonregular employees

  • November 17, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 7:59 pm
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Cartoon: Abe and Sakakibara

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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SECURITY

“Sympathy budget” being used to enhance U.S. base functions

  • November 18, 2016
  • , TVAsahi
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SECURITY

SECURITY

GOJ, developer reach agreement on purchase of Mageshima

  • November 18, 2016
  • , FujiTV
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SECURITY

SDF chief of staff welcomes assignment of new duties to GSDF in South Sudan

  • Noember 18, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SECURITY

47% opposed to assigning rush-to-the-rescue missions to SDF, Jiji Press poll

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SECURITY

Written opinion submitted on past Okinawa promotion and development measures

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SECURITY

Metropolitan police training cybersecurity savvy personnel

  • November 16, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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SECURITY

Inada to visit Guam in mid-December

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

More than half of NTA to be returned on Dec. 22

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on November 17

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

JCP’s Shii invites fellow opposition leaders to party congress

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Legislation on gender equality for candidates stalled due to LDP discord

  • November 17, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP decides not to insist that Constitution was “imposed” on Japan

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo
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SCIENCE

Japan vessels leave for whaling in Antarctic through March

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 12:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Gov’t considers classifying smart AI as “trade secrets”

  • November 7, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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SOCIETY

Mayors’ association proposes measures to combat child poverty

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 30
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EDUCATION

64,988 Japanese studied abroad in fiscal 2014, JAOS survey

  • November 18, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 30
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TV PROGRAMS

Convenience store owners in dire straits

  • November 17, 2016
  • , NHK
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