January 20, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 20, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 20, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese firms wary of Trump’s protectionism

  • January 20, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Exclusive interview with Syrian President Assad

  • January 19, 2017
  • , TBS
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe hails Japan-U.S. ties in Diet speech ahead of Trump inauguration

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kishida expresses regret over “comfort women” statue in S. Korea

  • January 20, 2017
  • , JIJI , 3:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan says isle name on S. Korea Olympics website “unacceptable”

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

How Trump will handle Henoko issue remains unknown

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

How should Japan deal with Trump’s foreign policies?

  • January 14, 2017
  • , pp. 77-79
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Inauguration of a new era

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Trump should discuss vision of U.S.

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Interview with U.S. expert on Trump administration’s Asia policy

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan-U.S. alliance to remain unchanged under Trump: Komura

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 10:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Recalled Japanese ambassador to ROK to remain in Japan for time being

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Brexit task force meets

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Thermal power giving rise to new business opportunities in Vietnam

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Gap between time and space in U.S. creates endless stream of surprises

  • December 5, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 17
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan decides to ask UNESCO to list remote islands, Christian sites

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

METI to pilot telecommuting program to reduce late night overtime

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Aso seeks balanced growth in graying Japan, swift budget passage

  • Jnauary 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Lure inbound cruise visitors through privately funded port upgrades

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Japan ratifies TPP despite bleak outlook under Trump

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Aso says no need to fret about every currency move

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MLIT to upgrade ports to lure cruise ships

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 12
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ECONOMY

Toshiba racing against time to secure path to revival

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:15 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nuclear Regulation Agency to urge all nuclear plants to inspect pipes for corrosion

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Delivery of MRJ delayed up to two years

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 10
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ECONOMY

JAL to start operating Haneda-NY route on Apr. 1

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

JAL to join in international flight competitions

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 8
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan eyes monthly overtime cap at 60-80 hours

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:30 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan Post stock sale hinges on market staying strong

  • January 17, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SECURITY

U.S. to start moving carrier-based aircraft to Iwakuni base in Nov.

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:30 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

S. Korea, U.S., Japan hold drills to counter N. Korea missile threat

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to carry out tabletop exercise for possible China-Taiwan clash

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:08 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Mixed reaction to northern Okinawa’s inclusion in proposed World Heritage site

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , 2
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SECURITY

MIC to set up IoT security working group

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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SECURITY

Okinawa Defense Bureau notifies media outlets of off-limits area

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 28
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SECURITY

Concern about stress on children due to noise in Henoko

  • January 15, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SECURITY

U.S., ROK plan to deploy THAAD by July

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Japan, UK to conclude ACSA next week

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 19

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gist of Prime Minister Abe’s policy speech

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:16 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: How will opposition parties dispel criticism of ‘unity of convenience’?

  • January 19, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:12 pm
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: DP-JCP united front

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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POLITICS

Outline of a bill aimed at increasing female legislators

  • January 17, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Japanese politics still very much a man’s world

  • January 14, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

SCIENCE

Japan to participate in vaccine drive by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • January 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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SCIENCE

Gates Foundation, governments start vaccine drive to prevent epidemics

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Diet heads, party representatives discuss abdication legislation

  • January 20, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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