February 16, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 16, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 16, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

FM Kishida departs today for G20 foreign ministerial

  • February 16, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. financial chiefs chat by phone, eye talks in March

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s foreign minister to focus on N. Korea, trade at G-20 talks

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:35 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

“U.S. is committed to protecting Japan,” PM Abe

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Opposition’s criticism of Abe being “America’s sycophant” too shallow

  • February 15, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:10 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Banker behind Japan-Russia summit meeting satisfied with results

  • February 3, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. will not rule out “diplomacy of power”

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 17
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: President and Flynn

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China to hold foreign ministerial in Germany

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan’s finance minister says yen not weak, blurting out rate

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:40 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Foreign visitors to Japan hit second-highest monthly figure in Jan.

  • February 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 17:19
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Wealth concentration picking up momentum in Japan

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

Onaga reiterates determination to block Henoko plan

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Ginowan mayor says he “can’t reject Henoko plan”

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Japan SDF fighters scrambled more than 1,000 times

  • February 15, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 10:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Public hearing held on Futenma relocation

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SECURITY

Henoko Twitter account has 15,000 followers

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 28
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 15

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gov’t inconsistent in explaining crimes targeted by anti-terrorism bill

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Kamei’s new supra-partisan group to hold first meeting today

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Opposition to demand resignation of defense minister

  • February 16, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SOCIETY

Research Institute reports growing concentration of wealth in Japan

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , Lead story
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SOCIETY

Growing income disparity due partly to western style remuneration system

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Japanese victims of human trafficking hit record high

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 10:29 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Dating businesses using schoolgirls to face tougher rules in Tokyo

  • February 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 8:31 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

MEXT to ease burden of existing student loan with new payback system

  • February 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 38
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EDUCATION

TV PROGRAMS

Competition for private school admission intensifying

  • February 16, 2017
  • , NHK
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