January 4, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 4, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 4, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan, S. Korea to meet Thurs. over N. Korea

  • Jnauary 4, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:33 a.m.
  • English Press

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INTERNATIONAL

Japan business lobby to send mission for talks with Trump officials

  • January 1, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:02 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Major diplomatic events in 2017

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should strengthen bonds with the world

  • January 1, 2017
  • , The Mainichi , p. 3
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Trump administration should use U.S. influence to pursue world peace

  • January 3, 2017
  • , The Mainichi , p. 3
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Balance between scientific research and military use questioned

  • December 30, 2016
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 14
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to cooperate with U.S. in developing cyber defense experts

  • January 4, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan declined to join G-7 nations in condemning Russia over Syria

  • December 30, 2016
  • , Kyodo News , 9:21 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Comfort women statue reinstalled in Busan

  • December 31, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Former journalist tapped for top Asia post at White House

  • December 31, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK leader vows to develop ICBMs

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe diplomacy in 2017

  • January 3, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Time to dispel public distrust, make capitalism work better

  • January 3, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , p. 11
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Protecting core democratic values will be tested in 2017

  • January 4, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , p. 11
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Putin eager to work with Abe to build partnership in New Year message

  • January 1, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 1:13 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Ceremony marking new name of Japan’s de facto embassy in Taiwan held

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Foreign labor, immigration policies fraught with challenges

  • December 31, 2016
  • , p. 88-89
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

2016 Retrospective: energy politics & policies

  • December 28, 2016
  • , Denki Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

60% of major Japanese companies expect economy to grow in 2017

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Many applications for marine resources development shelved for 40 years

  • December 30, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 1 (Lead story)
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SECURITY

Onaga plans visit to U.S.

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. military imposes lighter punishment for DUI than Japan

  • January 4, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Japan in talks with New Zealand for defense aircraft

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan launches public-private effort for New Zealand arms contract

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. swindles Japan with useless drone contract

  • January 2017
  • , p. 96
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SECURITY

FRF construction work to start as soon as February

  • December 31, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

New training airspace designated off Shikoku, Chugoku

  • January 1, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

MOD to launch study on electronic warfare

  • January 1, 2017
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

SDF planes may be exported to New Zealand

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 3

  • January 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 1 and 2

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 31

  • January 1, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 30

  • December 31, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Abe calls for “new nation-building” in Constitution’s 70th year

  • January 4, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 4:07 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Japan should stop being swept along by the tide of the times

  • December 31, 2016
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , p. 11
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POLITICS

Editorial: Recommitment to constitutionalism a must as sun rises on uncertain 2017

  • January 1, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , p. 11
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POLITICS

Editorial: Abe should maintain spirit of tolerance, try to understand opposition

  • December 31, 2016
  • , The Mainichi , p. 3
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POLITICS

Abe dismisses possibility of snap election in near future

  • January 3, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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POLITICS

Komeito agonizes over implementation law for new casino legislation

  • January 4, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

85% support Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor, Yomiuri poll

  • December 30, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

66% against casino legalization, Yomiuri poll

  • Yomiuri: December 30, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Japan to operate GPS system around the clock

  • December 31, 2016
  • , Sankei
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Prince Akishino to be given “crown prince” status

  • January 1, 2017
  • , Asahi
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