December 21, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 21, 2016
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 21, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan plans to oppose South Sudan arms embargo resolution: sources

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 1:32 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida says Japan, EU to aim for agreement on free trade pact in 2017

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 7:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe offers condolences to Merkel

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe offers condolences to Putin

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to open three new diplomatic missions to compete with China

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Uncompromising Abe barely reached agreement with Putin

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe keen on Japan’s UNSC permanent membership

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

Editorial: China’s seizure of undersea drone seen as use of force against U.S.

  • December 20, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 20:24 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe comments on tour of Pearl Harbor

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe voices hope for visit to Russia early next year

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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ECONOMY

GOJ officially decides to decommission Monju reactor

  • December 21, 2016
  • , NHK
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ECONOMY

Japan drafts equal-pay guidelines

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 a.m.
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ECONOMY

FY17 Fiscal Investment and Loan Program to total 15.1 trillion yen

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Gov’t decides on basic policy on drug pricing system reforms

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Difference remains over fast reactor project between gov’t, private sector

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

Japan, EU to resume EPA talks next month

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

SECURITY

GOJ to hold its first cabinet meeting on Senkakus

  • December 21, 2016
  • , TVAsahi
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SECURITY

Suga says GOJ to push forward Futenma relocation work

  • December 21, 2016
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

U.S. announces biggest land return on Okinawa to Japan since 1972

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 2:41 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa undeterred despite legal setback on FRF construction

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Supreme Court ruling flies in the face of the will of Okinawans

  • December 21, 2016
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 13:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Cartoon: Resumption of Osprey flights

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

Murakawa appointed as new MSDF chief of staff

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SECURITY

GOJ to resume FRF construction work soon

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

Onaga to boycott NTA ceremony

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

Osprey maintenance to begin in Chiba next month

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

Scholars critical of government funding of security technology research

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Akahata , p. 10
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 20

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Abe meeting with labor group chief to drive wedge into relationship with DP

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Komeito displeased with LDP over enactment of casino law

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, NIkkei
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OPINION POLLS

Infographic: Trust between Japan and the U.S., Yomiuri-Gallup poll

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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OPINION POLLS

Infographic: Appraisal of Japan-U.S. relations, Yomiuri-Gallup poll

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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OPINION POLLS

Yomiuri-Gallup opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • December 20, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun

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

2nd launch of new solid fuel rocket puts satellite into orbit

  • December 21, 2016
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 13:00 p.m.
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TV PROGRAMS

Repercussions of Osprey incident

  • December 20, 2016
  • , NHK
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