December 22, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 22, 2016
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 22, 2016
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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AMBASSADOR

Interview with Amb. Kennedy: NTA return “an important step”

  • December 21, 2016
  • , JIJI , 7:23 p.m.
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AMBASSADOR

Amb. Kennedy dedicated to promotion of Japan-U.S. reconciliation

  • December 21, 2016
  • , JIJI , 9:47 p.m.
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AMBASSADOR

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Obama, Abe to stress “power of reconciliation” in Pearl Harbor remarks

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 9:29 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe to visit cemeteries for Japanese, U.S. soldiers in Hawaii

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Maintenance of Japan-U.S. alliance is still best

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges $500 mil. in fresh aid for refugees

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 11:04 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan pays UNESCO dues frozen over Nanjing Massacre listing

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 12:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan foreign minister to visit France, Czech, Ireland from Jan. 5

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 10:53 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe, incoming U.N. chief discuss cooperation on N. Korea

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 4:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia soliciting Japan’s support for a railway project

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Indonesia to set up maritime forum

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to oppose proposed sanctions against South Sudan

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s First Lady raises doubts about next U.S. leader

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Komatsu CEO grateful to Trump for raising company profile

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK military conducts landing drill on Liancourt Rocks

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Cabinet approves record-high 97.45 tril. yen budget plan for FY 2017

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 12:19 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

CEFP to oversee drug pricing reform

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

SDF’s new mission to protect U.S. vessels begins today

  • December 22, 2016
  • , NTV
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SECURITY

Okinawa papers say NTA return means heavier burden for some

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

P-8 aircraft involved in “Class A” accident at Kadena AB

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan adopts new guideline to allow SDF to protect U.S. warships

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 1:51 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan defense outlay keeps rising in FY 2017 amid N. Korea threats

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 9:31 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan Coast Guard to have record budget in 2017

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Jiji Press , 10:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Philippines commissions second of 10 new patrol ships from Japan

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 2:01 p.m.
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SECURITY

Interview with cyberdefense specialist Toshio Nawa

  • December 18, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa coordinator’s remarks cause repercussions

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 38
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SECURITY

Major portion of Okinawa training area returned to Japan

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

Editorial: Does Gov. Onaga intend to continue all-out resistance to Futenma move?

  • December 21, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 7:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Global Hawks to be deployed at Misawa

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Yamaguchi leader accepts proposed deployment of F35s at Iwakuni

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

“Class A” accident involving patrol plane occurred at Kadena AB

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 21

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Aso, Kishida meet on possible merger of LDP factions

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Rift opening between LDP and Komeito

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Japan, U.S. differ in perception of China and Russia, Yomiuri-Gallup poll

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

SOCIETY

Japanese births set to drop below 1m in 2016

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:51 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s government aims to help local airports attract foreign visitors

  • December 22, 2016
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Japan panel recommends English as regular primary school subject

  • December 21, 2016
  • , Jiji Press , 7:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIAL MEDIA

Embassy Tokyo’s “koi dance” video goes viral

  • December 22, 2016
  • , BuzzFeed
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