January 19, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 18, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 19, 2017
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Kennedy leaves Japan: “See you again!”

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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AMBASSADOR

Editorial: Kennedy’s contribution to stronger Japan-U.S. alliance deserves praise

  • January 18, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:45 pm
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Kennedy leaves post

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP policy chief meets with Hudson Institute CEO

  • January 19, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP’s Motegi, Michael Green hold talks in D.C.

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Obama leaves legacy of lofty ideals, patchy execution

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Mr. Trump’s favorite card

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: President-elect and the media

  • January 14, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia consult on economic activities in Northern Territories

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Pacific island nations chart mutually beneficial cooperation

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 17:12
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

LDP parliamentarians’ league opposes tariff removal under EPA with EU

  • January 17, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Inbound tourists’ spending a record 3.7 trillion yen

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Inbound visitors from North America, Europe, Australia up 18% in 2016

  • January 18, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Toshiba’s nuclear loss could top $4.4bn

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:30 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Looming losses drive Toshiba toward another overhaul

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toshiba eyes spinning off flash memory business

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 18:25
  • English Press

ECONOMY

2 more nuclear reactors in southwestern Japan pass safety checks

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:37 pm
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Corporate shutdowns, closures hitting new record amid declining bankruptcies

  • January 14, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Japan anxious to forge free trade accord with EU

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Establishing subsidiaries in Japan to become easier for foreign corporations

  • January 14, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Okinawa vice governor denies allegations of influence peddling

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

National government and Okinawa governor at odds over local elections

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SECURITY

Defense spending swells due to additional budget requests

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SECURITY

President-elect Trump pressures Japan to buy 100 F-35s

  • January 2017
  • , p. 10 - 11
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SECURITY

F-35s arrive in Iwakuni

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Futenma Ospreys to take part in bilateral drill

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Japan, UK to conclude ACSA

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

GOJ prepares legislation to export used weapons systems

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

U.S. servicemen receive letters of appreciation

  • January 17, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 18
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Senior Okinawa official embroiled in political scandal

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 18

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Diet to deliberate on 83 bills, treaties from Jan. 20

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan seeks to target terror attacks as criminal conspiracies

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Does Japan’s leader spend too much time in parliament?

  • January 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Former JCP Chairperson Fuwa to be reelected as key party member

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

JCP convention ended with emphasis on united opposition front

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

More than 80 bills to be submitted to Diet

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Seven political parties to receive public subsidies

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Nearly half of Japanese expect no change in Japan-S. Korea ties

  • January 13, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 4:58 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

63% approve of special law to allow one-time abdication, Asahi poll

  • January 17, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Cabinet Office report: international framework necessary for AI-related ethics

  • January 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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SCIENCE

ISS released six microsatellites into orbit

  • January 18, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 27
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SCIENCE

Exploring the moon, Mars using commercial technologies

  • January 17, 2017
  • , p. 34-35
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SCIENCE

Japan to ratify Nagoya Protocol on genetic resources

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Medical community uneasy over money vs life debate

  • January 14, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 10
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SOCIETY

26% of marriages are remarriages, 2015 MHLW statistical analysis

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Japan criminal cases sink below one million in 2016

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 12:26 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

TV PROGRAMS

Illegal workers’ network in Japan

  • January 18, 2017
  • , NHK
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