December 19, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 19, 2016
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 19, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL

Government spokesman comments on China’s “theft” of U.S. drone

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Nikkei digital
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INTERNATIONAL

President Obama sends letter to Hiroshima hibakusha

  • December 19, 2016
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

The bromance of Shinzo and Vladimir

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:29 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Putin claims return of islets’ sovereignty unwritten in 1956 pact: Abe

  • December 18, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, EU to seek free trade agreement in 2017: EU negotiator

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 21:36
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, S. Korea swap intelligence on N. Korea threats for 1st time

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 8:56 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe seeks meeting with Trump in January

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

A/S Russel to visit Japan

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Putin agree on joint economic activities in Northern Territories, but differences remain

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

Japan, ROK share intelligence on North Korea for first time based on GSOMIA

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

Japan, France to hold 2+2 meeting

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to pay UNESCO dues

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Sovereignty issue still dogs Japan-Russia island row

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:44 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Rough road to Japan-Russia progress on Northern Territories

  • December 16, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese companies respond to Tokyo’s call for Russian deals

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:10 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo leans on state lender to fund Russia cooperation

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Abe-Putin press conference in Tokyo

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 5:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan-Russia economic cooperation agreements

  • 16 December 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 17:21
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Security cooperation with Russia would definitely be a plus for Japan, Abe

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Comments by Abe, Putin at Japan-Russia Business Dialogue

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges 300 bil. yen economic package at Abe-Putin summit

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 7:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Compromise with Russia carries risks for Japan

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:00 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-Russia summit meeting aimed at rattling Japan-U.S. relationship

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe’s focus shifts back to US after Putin visit

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:30 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, France eye ministerial talks on security issues in early Jan.

  • December 18, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 5:42 p. m.
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ECONOMY

Highly skilled foreigners to get permanent Japan residency in one year

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Jiji Press , 21:57
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ECONOMY

Japan, EU give up on concluding EPA this year

  • December 18, 2016
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

Japan’s FY 2017 budget to reach record 97.45 tril. yen

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 3:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota, Qualcomm join consortium on self-driving tech

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:30 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EPA with EU to liberalize trade to same level as TPP and beyond for pork and cheese

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Japan Agricultural News , p. 1 (Lead story)
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Reconsider casino legislation in light of serious repercussions

  • December 16, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 7:55 pm
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan must address host of concerns before it bets on casinos

  • December 16, 2016
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 14:40
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military resumes Osprey flights

  • December 19, 2016
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

GOJ desperate to convene NTA reversion ceremony as planned

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Crash may affect SDF’s deployment

  • December 18, 2016
  • , The Japan News
  • English Press

SECURITY

Onaga visits site where Osprey made emergency landing

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

U.S. plans to resume Osprey flights in Okinawa this week

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Editorial: Osprey accidents show need to protect Okinawans from danger

  • December 16, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SECURITY

Anti-Osprey rally held in Okinawa

  • December 18, 2016
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Editorial: U.S. military must make all-out effort to prevent repeat of Osprey accidents

  • December 18, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 8:37 pm
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan decides to punish 3 MSDF officers over helicopter choice

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Jiji Press , 21:17
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 18

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 17

  • December 18, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 16

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 6
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OPINION POLLS

Poll shows 54% welcome agreement on joint economic activities

  • December 19, 2016
  • , TVAsahi
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

69% opposed to allowing casinos in Japan, Kyodo News poll

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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OPINION POLLS

66% call for review of Osprey deployment

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Asahi
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OPINION POLLS

60% support “joint economic activities” with Russia

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Mainichi
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OPINION POLLS

Abe gov’t support rate down to 54.8% with unpopular casino law: poll

  • December 18, 2016
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

TV PROGRAMS

Northern Territories talks

  • December 18, 2016
  • , NHK
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