December 29, 2016

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 29, 2016
  • , NHK
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 29, 2016
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan-U.S. summit meeting Dec. 27

  • December 28, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Full text of President Obama’s speech at Pearl Harbor

  • December 28, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Full text of speech by Japanese PM Abe at Pearl Harbor

  • December 28, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe underscores reconciliation at Pearl Harbor

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Obama discuss range of issues in final summit

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Comfort women statue briefly erected in Busan

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China agree to enhance economic cooperation

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: PM Abe and President Obama

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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INTERNATIONAL

Special Advisor to the PM to visit U.S. on Jan. 3

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s Taiwan-relations organization renamed

  • December 28, 2016
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Russia to ease visa requirements for Japanese citizens

  • December 28, 2016
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to set up embassies in Albania and three other countries

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Top international news events in 2016 reflect a world shaken by populism

  • December 28, 2016
  • , The Japan News , 7:51 pm
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t lacks teeth in call for Zennoh reform

  • December 31, 2016
  • , p. 76
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ECONOMY

MHLW to launch team to counter gambling addiction

  • December 28, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 29
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SECURITY

U.S., Japanese leaders welcome partial return of NTA

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Improvement sought in handling of SDF activity logs

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 23
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SECURITY

CCS Suga hopes to swiftly move Futenma

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

Editorial: Tokyo continues to shun Okinawa in ongoing fight over U.S. base

  • December 28, 2016
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 13:25
  • English Press

SECURITY

Inada decides not to view THAAD in Guam

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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SECURITY

Editorial: Resumption of reclamation work off Henoko too hasty

  • December 28, 2016
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

Inada visits Yasukuni Shrine

  • December 29, 2016
  • , NHK
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 27–28

  • December 29, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Inada to visit Yasukuni today

  • December 29, 2016
  • , NHK
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Mainichi Shimbun-Saitama University opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • December 22, 2016
  • , Mainichi , pp. 12–13
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SCIENCE

Six drugs recommended for immunotherapy

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SCIENCE

Pharmaceuticals agency likely to approve use of Opdivo for stomach cancer

  • December 28, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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SCIENCE

Large amount of illegal lumber purchased by China

  • December 26, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SOCIAL MEDIA

Inada’s Yasukuni visit elicits only moderate reaction on local social media

  • December 29, 2016
  • , yahoo realtime, social bearing
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