January 6, 2017

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HEADLINES

Afternoon news

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Asahi
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 6, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Biden hold teleconference

  • January 6, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

High expectations for Hagerty as top U.S. diplomat in Japan

  • January 6, 2017
  • , NTV, Fuji TV
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe’s advisor meets with Speaker Ryan

  • January 6, 2017
  • , NHK digital
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, France hold defense ministerial meeting

  • January 6, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan pulls ambassador to S. Korea over new “comfort women” statue

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:46
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese business community has high hopes for Hagerty as ambassador

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Trump’s choice of envoy may demonstrate his giving weight to Japan

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan stresses job-creation by Toyota in U.S. after Trump tweet

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Toyota says planned Mexican plant will not affect US employment

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. policies need close watch, Ghosn says after Trump hits Toyota

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Toshiba needs more time to calculate size of loss in nuclear business in U.S.

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese, Taiwanese companies to construct industrial park in DPRK

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 10
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INTERNATIONAL

Hagerty likely to be tapped as U.S. envoy to Japan

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

LDP’s Komura to visit Iran

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Progress toward a nuclear-free world must keep moving forward

  • January 6, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 15:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, NATO agree to cooperate on antipiracy, cybersecurity

  • January 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 22:01
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, France agree to enhance defense ties

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:44
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russian projects in Northern Territories slowing down due to fiscal straits

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe to visit four nations next week

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

American shale gas arrives in Japan for first time

  • January 6, 2017
  • , NHK
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ECONOMY

40% of major companies feel economy is “gradually recovering,” Mainichi survey

  • January 4, 2017
  • , Mainichi , Lead story
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ECONOMY

Major companies concerned about Trump’s policies, Mainichi survey

  • January 4, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Business leaders make economic forecasts for 2017

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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ECONOMY

New car sales in U.S. hit record high in 2016

  • January 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 08:05
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Gov. says restart of nuclear plant in Niigata to take “several years”

  • January 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 17:04
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Work style reforms: GOJ to tighten up overtime regulations

  • December 31, 2016
  • , p. 86-87
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SECURITY

Okinawa upset about resumption of Osprey refueling drills

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Gov’t to draw up defense strategy for Senkaku contingencies

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , Lead story
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SECURITY

Column: Defense strategy necessary to deal with China’s military expansion

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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SECURITY

Adequacy of defense budget at 1% of GDP now being questioned

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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SECURITY

U.S. Navy deploys anti-stealth reconnaissance aircraft to Japan

  • January 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MOD to spend 11 billion yen MOD on technological research program

  • December 31, 2016
  • , Akahata , 1
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 5

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Ordinary Diet session to deliberate controversial bills

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Kishida upbeat as he becomes second longest serving foreign minister

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Rengo, DP still engaged in war of nerves at beginning of new year

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Editorial: 2017 a time for PM Abe himself to change

  • January 5, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kishida becomes second-longest serving foreign minister

  • January 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Editorial: Time to stop passing the buck on issue of social security burden

  • January 5, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 14:35
  • English Press

SOCIETY

American arrested for smuggling marijuana

  • January 5, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition
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