December 15, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 15, 2016
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 15, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese H-6 bombers make abnormal moves

  • December 15, 2016
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia plan public-sector joint ventures as part of economic cooperation

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-Russia joint venture to start crude oil production in Siberia

  • 14 December 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 21:16
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Russian companies see summit as chance for deals

  • December 15, 2016 2:00 am
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-Japanese diplomat calls for rebuilding foundation for negotiations on Northern Territories

  • December 14, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Developing Egyptian Japanophiles by setting up undergraduate programs

  • December 12, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Nagasaki hopes for elimination of nuclear weapons

  • December 13, 2016
  • , Asahi , West Japan edition – p. 35
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INTERNATIONAL

Clear divergence of views on Nuclear Weapons Convention at UN conference

  • December 14, 2016
  • , Nishinippon Shimbun , p. 29
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ECONOMY

Diet enacts law to legalize casino gambling

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 03:20
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Big makers’ sentiment improves in BOJ Tankan for 1st time in 6 qtrs

  • December 13, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 13:44
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Both Diet agricultural committees determined to keep tariffs on important items

  • December 14, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Opdivo manufacturer files lawsuit against sales of U.S. competition

  • December 14, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 37
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ECONOMY

Hokuren to raise wholesale prices of raw milk for the first time in two years

  • December 13, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 20
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

Okinawa media focuses on local rage, anxiety over Osprey “crash”

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa’s worst nightmare becomes reality

  • December 14, 2016
  • , TVAsahi
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SECURITY

Helipad construction in NTA completed

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Defense Ministry says Osprey’s accident rate not exceptionally high

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 29
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. military failed to respond to coast guard’s request for investigation

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 39
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SECURITY

Base-hosting communities in Kanto Region regard Osprey accident as “de facto crash”

  • December 14, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 1
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SECURITY

Gov’t to lift maritime restriction in waters off Henoko in Okinawa

  • December 14, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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SECURITY

U.S. military announces decision to suspend Osprey flights

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Media shown Japan troops’ drills to protect Japanese citizens abroad

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 2:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 14

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

Abe gives up on dissolving Lower House in January

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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POLITICS

Komeito chief, six other party members vote against casino bill

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

CCS Suga’s intervention instrumental in passing casino bill

  • December 15, 2016
  • , p. 34
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POLITICS

EDUCATION

Gov’t to consider limiting establishment and expansion of universities in Tokyo

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 26
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TV PROGRAMS

New regulations on curbing smoking

  • December 14, 2016
  • , NHK
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SOCIAL MEDIA

Gen. Nicholson’s press conference draws criticism and praise online

  • December 15, 2016
  • , yahoo realtime, social bearing
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