December 5, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 5, 2016
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 5, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL

Obama administration opposed to Abe-Trump meeting

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 7:03 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Govt eager to learn Mattis’ Japan views

  • December 03, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 9:08 pm
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia to create 100 bil. yen fund to boost economic ties

  • December 5, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Special economic zone mulled in Northern Territories

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Mainichi , Lead story
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of remarks by FM Kishida, Putin on Dec. 2

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo mulling giving Akita dog to Putin during his visit to Japan

  • December 4, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 16:09
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INTERNATIONAL

Ex-PM Noda airs concern over Abe’s approach to Russia

  • December 4, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 7:45 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida meets with Putin, Lavrov

  • December 4, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

USG took issue with Abe-Trump meeting

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Trump election unlikely to help Abe in isle row with Putin

  • December 4, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 1:35 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Trump taps another former general for key cabinet post

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

China displeased by Trump’s phone conversation with Taiwanese leader

  • December 4, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan hesitant to recognize China as “market economy”

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., South Korea impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan-China maritime talks to begin on Dec. 7

  • December 4, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan names new ambassador to EU

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 7:03
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: After sanctions, step up human rights pressure on N. Korea

  • December 3, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Sanctions must deprive N. Korea’s nuclear, missile programs of funds

  • December 02, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 8:11 pm
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ECONOMY

Japan lawmaker holds hope Trump could still say ‘yes’ to TPP

  • December 2, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:52 p.m.
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Growing expectation for IR with economic effect worth 2.1 trillion yen

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Scrupulous Diet debate a must on bill to lift ban on casinos

  • December 02, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 8:16 pm
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ECONOMY

Cartoon: Casino bill

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Tokyo seeks cost swap on nuclear compensation

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:22 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Vet drug price system to keep it healthy

  • December 05, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 3:12 pm
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SECURITY

Onaga says he didn’t “approve” helipad construction at NTA

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. military uses NTA for training to prevent drug smuggling

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SDF set to hike danger pay for rescue-ready troops in South Sudan

  • December 3, 2016
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

SECURITY

20 years after SACO agreement, Okinawa base plans languishing

  • December 2, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 11:17 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. defense chief to visit Japan

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

U.S. bases still concentrated in Okinawa

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

NTA return ceremony to be held in Nago, Okinawa

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Two Marines arrested in Okinawa for DUI

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Abe becomes fourth longest-serving premier

  • December 5, 2016
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 4

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 3

  • December 4, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 2

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan Mulls Record 97-T.-Yen Budget for FY 2017

  • 2016/12/02
  • , Jiji Press , 20:22
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POLITICS

Membership figures for LDP factions

  • December 4, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP determined to enact casino bill during current Diet session

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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POLITICS

Abe equals record for 4th longest-serving postwar PM

  • December 4, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

57% are opposed to allowing casinos, Yomiuri poll

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
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OPINION POLLS

Highlights of the November 2016 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • December 1, 2016
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1502] – pp. 8–11
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SCIENCE

JAXA to test method for clearing space debris

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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SOCIETY

NHK likely to elect new president

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Asahi
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SOCIETY

President Obama sends letter of gratitude to Hiroshima

  • December 3, 2016
  • , Asahi
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