December 27, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 27, 2016
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 27, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL

BOJ the top buyer of Japanese equities

  • December 25, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:21 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: PM Abe and President Obama

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to deepen nuclear cooperation

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:30 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Hawaii governor comments on Abe’s Pearl Harbor visit

  • December 24, 2016
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan “paying attention” to Chinese aircraft carrier’s movements

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:30 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan and other nations block UN sanctions resolution against South Sudan

  • December 24, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Most comfort women to accept money provided by Japan

  • December 24, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese aircraft carrier heading toward South China Sea

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia to hold vice-ministerial talks by March

  • December 23, 2015
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

UNGA adopts motion calling for discussions on nuclear weapons convention

  • December 25, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges $500 million in fresh aid for refugees

  • Dec 22, 2016
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

New organization to promote agricultural, food exports

  • December 24, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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ECONOMY

TPP measures officially shelved

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 11
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ECONOMY

LDP eyes livestock support in absence of TPP effectuation

  • December 16, 2016
  • , Japan Agricultural News , p. 1
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ECONOMY

No end in sight to Japan government spending

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:45 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan plans shaky step toward fiscal health in draft budget

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:40 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fifth delay in Mitsubishi jet delivery — it’s official, almost

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japanese gov’t lacks sense of crisis on debt reliance

  • December 23, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi passenger jet delivery may be delayed again

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 07:01
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa Defense Bureau resumes relocation work in Henoko

  • December 27, 2016
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Onaga withdraws rescindment of landfill permit to enlist public support

  • December 27, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

USMC resumes Osprey aerial refueling training

  • December 25, 2016
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

To reduce Okinawa’s burden of hosting U.S. bases, take realistic steps

  • December 25, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 7:59 pm
  • English Press

SECURITY

China “wary” of Japan’s defense budget increase

  • December 24, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Cartoon: PM Abe and Gov. Onaga

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SECURITY

Ishigaki Mayor accepts deployment of GSDF unit

  • December 27, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S., Japan agree on new definition of civilian component

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo evening edition
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SECURITY

Okinawa leader withdraws rescindment of landfill permit

  • December 27, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo
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SECURITY

NTA return ceremony held in Nago despite protest at different venue

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo
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SECURITY

Defense budget: Experts’ views

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

U.S. military retrieves Osprey wreckage

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

Inada decides not to observe missile defense platform on Guam

  • December 26. 2016
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Editorial: Increased defense budget must help SDF swiftly respond to situations

  • December 26, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 7:48 pm
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Defense budget must be scrutinized for cost effectiveness

  • December 24, 2016
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 13:50
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa budget reduced over rift between national, Okinawa governments

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 7
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SECURITY

Cabinet Office allocates 5 billion yen to help remote islands

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SECURITY

Public Security Intelligence Agency gradually increases personnel

  • December 27, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SECURITY

FY2017 budget draft allocates 692.6 billion to MOFA, down 3% from FY2016

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SECURITY

Japan’s defense budget to hit all-time high for fiscal 2017

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:05 am
  • English Press

SECURITY

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

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 19:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Daily Reports on SDF Operations in South Sudan Discarded

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Jiji Press , 23:10
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 26

  • December 27, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 25

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 24

  • December 25, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 23

  • December 24, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 22

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Membership figures for LDP factions

  • December 24, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP, Komeito secretaries-general meet to mend frayed ties over casino bill

  • December 25, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Abe administration extends overtures toward third largest opposition party

  • December 25, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo
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POLITICS

Ordinary Diet session to be convened on Jan. 20

  • December 24, 2016
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Komeito holds first meeting on measures against gambling addiction

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Rengo President calls for resuming meetings between government and labor

  • December 23, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

76% of Japanese “do not feel affinity” with Russia, Cabinet Office survey

  • December 25, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

No. of newborn babies in Japan falls below 1 mil. for 1st time

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 02:42
  • English Press

TV PROGRAMS

“Planet Earth II” documentary series – Prologue

  • December 23, 2016
  • , NHK
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TV PROGRAMS

TV PROGRAMS

Changing how Japanese people work

  • December 24, 2016
  • , NHK
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