February 8, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 8, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 8, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga comments on U.S. trade deficit with Japan

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

To play or not to play golf, that is the question for Abe

  • February 7, 2017
  • , TVAsahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Time’s up for soft China policy

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opposition parties criticize Japan-U.S. “golf diplomacy”

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 27
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe’s souvenir for President Trump to be American jobs

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Interview with ex-USTR Kantor on Japan-U.S. trade friction

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

“Seiron” column: Adopt a “Japan first” posture at the summit meeting

  • February 6, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s plan to jointly market nuclear plants with U.S. seen as “unrealistic”

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Abe must carefully gauge position in relation to U.S. president

  • February 7, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Make economic cooperation between Japan, U.S. serve both nation’s needs

  • February 07, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:48 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: PM Abe and President Trump

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Analysis: Trump lashes out at Toyota even as local production hits record high

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Government spokesman cautious about TPP without U.S. participation

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei digital
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ECONOMY

Sharp reveals massive U.S. investment plan prior to Abe-Trump summit

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

ECONOMY

US farmers’ groups urge Trump to pursue FTA with Japan

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Ride-hailing businesses face bumpy road in Japan

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 04:23 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Honda bets on tie-up to catch up in e-vehicle race

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 07:16
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S.’s second largest trade deficit with Japan in 2016

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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ECONOMY

Trainee program, small firms drive rise in Japan’s foreign worker numbers

  • February 7, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Total agricultural and fisheries product exports reach record high

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

New diagnostic drug to make radiation therapy more effective

  • February 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

Toyobo developed highly accurate diagnostic drug for genetic abnormalities

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 12
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SECURITY

Okinawa furious over sea-based construction in Henoko

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Kishida to visit Okinawa from Feb. 25, may hold talks with governor

  • February 7, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Avoid delay in returning site of Futenma Air Station to Japan

  • February 07, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:45 pm
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Abe putting U.S. before Okinawa in starting base work off Henoko

  • February 7, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 13:05
  • English Press

SECURITY

Hitachi chairman to become president of industrial cybersecurity center

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Onaga criticizes start of offshore construction at Henoko

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 7

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House Budget Committee, Feb. 7

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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POLITICS

Justice minister retracts statement seen to suppress Diet discussion

  • February 7, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Cartoon: “Amakudari”

  • February 8, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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SCIENCE

Humans vs. space debris

  • February 7, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , Lead story
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Prejudice against LGBT individuals to be classified as sexual harassment

  • February 3, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 10
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TV PROGRAMS

“Fake news” – Are you a victim or an offender?

  • February 7, 2017
  • , NHK
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