December 20, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 20, 2016
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 20, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe eyes Russia trip early next year to advance peace treaty issue

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 3:57 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Abe to visit Russia early next year

  • December 20, 2016
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, DPRK held informal meetings in China

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cooperation with Russia could see Japanese living on isles: Abe

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 2:09 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan grapples with two different faces of US

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

LDP chief dissatisfied with outcome of Abe-Putin talks on territorial issue

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK Prime Minister Hwang says “Key policies toward Japan remain unchanged”

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 8
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INTERNATIONAL

Niigata governor and METI minister exchange views on nuclear power generation

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 12
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INTERNATIONAL

Optimism fades for Japan-Russia relations

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Experts comment on outcome of Abe- Putin summit meetings

  • December 18, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Experts assess outcome of Abe-Putin summit talks

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Japan-Russia summit

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Japan-Russia summit

  • December 16, 216
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Calder predicts Trump may extend Japan-U.S. nuclear power treaty

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 17
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INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t mulls support for nuclear reactors project in UK

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Premium for new drug development will be adjusted for cost-effectiveness

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Japan’s SMBC buying US freight car lessor

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SBS tender of foreign rice resumes under a new rule

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 22
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ECONOMY

Commentary: Time for gov’t to come clean on Monju reactor muck-up

  • December 19, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Upper, Lower House ag committees adopt resolution on EPA

  • December 14, 2016
  • , Japan Agricultural News , p. 3
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ECONOMY

SoftBank CEO Son eyes investment in Russia

  • December 17, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SECURITY

Supreme Court rules against Okinawa over Henoko

  • December 20, 2016
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Top court rules in favor of U.S. base relocation in Okinawa

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 3:10 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan weak-kneed in face of U.S. hard line on Osprey flights

  • December 19, 2016
  • , TVAsahi
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SECURITY

Resumption of Osprey flights enrages Okinawa

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. Forces Okinawa commander apologizes to local residents for Osprey accident

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 31
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SECURITY

LDP Okinawa chapter chief demands that Defense Bureau stop resumption of Osprey flights

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SECURITY

Osprey back in sky just days after crash

  • December 19, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 8:40 pm
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SECURITY

Okinawa tensions grow as US Ospreys return to air

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:45 am
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Why did Japanese gov’t allow Osprey flights to resume?

  • December 20, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Tokyo ignores Okinawa’s fears as Ospreys again take flight

  • December 20, 2016
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 13:50
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SECURITY

LDP members voice criticism of U.S. military aircraft accidents

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , Lead story
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SECURITY

Gov’t mulls sponsoring “cyberdefense” online course

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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SECURITY

U.S. resumes Osprey flights despite Okinawa’s opposition

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

MOD to allocate about 170 billion yen in third extra budget for FY16

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SECURITY

Gov’t earmarks a record 764.2 billion yen for USFJ in FY16

  • December 19, 2016
  • , Akahata , p. 1
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 19

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

63% approve of Japan-Russia summit, Sankei-FNN poll

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

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

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SCIENCE

Editorial: We need vision for future space development program

  • December 15, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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SOCIETY

New law to fight bias against ‘burakumin’ seen falling short

  • Dec 19, 2016
  • , The Japan Times
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EDUCATION

Monthly financial aid to students set at 20,000 to 40,000 yen: Gov’t draft

  • December 18, 2016
  • , Asahi , Lead story
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TV PROGRAMS

Special on “money”

  • December 19, 2016
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