February 21, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 21, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 21, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Bannon brings “intolerence” to the White House

  • February 20, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ less wary of Trump administration, but concerns linger

  • February 18, 19, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe meets with U.S members of Congress

  • February 21, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Use improved relations between U.S. and Israel for Middle East peace

  • February 20, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:34 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China announces suspension of coal imports from North Korea

  • February 19, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to postpone trilateral summit with China, South Korea

  • February 19, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

USS Carl Vinson patrols South China Sea

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

Japan, Russia to hold “2+2” meeting next month in Tokyo

  • February 18, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo gearing up for economic talks with Washington

  • February 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:20 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Trump’s conciliatory moves toward Russia should be avoided for now

  • February 18, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:45 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Trump’s divisive political style in the presidency creating chaos

  • February 20, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 13:20
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Surging waves of history rocking the world

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan may offer military trucks to ASEAN

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

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Kim Jong Nam’s murder shows more brutal N. Korean reign of terror

  • February 17, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:17 pm
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Trump makes aluminum, soybeans expensive again

  • February 21, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan carving out wider pathway for foreign service workers

  • February 21, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:15 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Job switching hits 7-year high in Japan

  • February 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:00 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Gov’t plan to limit monthly overtime to 60 hours insufficient

  • February 18, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
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ECONOMY

U.S.-Japan economic dialogue to start as early as April

  • February 19, 2017
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ECONOMY

Mizuho, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust eye merging asset management banking

  • January 18, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Toshiba to withdraw from nuclear power project in Texas

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Gov’t pension fund earned 8 trillion yen from October to December

  • February 18, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Risk of relying on external demand to achieve growth must be weighed

  • February 18, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:42 pm
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Public, private sectors must join hands to promote farming, fishery exports

  • February 20, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:38 pm,
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ECONOMY

Japanese trade surplus with US down 26% for January

  • February 21, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:50 am
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ECONOMY

Japan to Tighten Controls on Domestic Ivory Market

  • February 18, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Fisheries Agency to punish violators of bluefin catch limits from 2018

  • February 18, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

Okinawa to conduct survey of U.S. military flights at Futenma

  • February 21. 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. service members arrested in Okinawa for trespassing, DUI

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

MEXT affiliate to monitor cyberattacks on universities

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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SECURITY

Editorial: Defense Minister Inada’s inconsistent comments problematic

  • February 17, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 20

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

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 19

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 18

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  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 17

  • February 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at the House of Representatives Budget Committee, Feb. 17

  • February 18, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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POLITICS

Designation of “state of emergency” to be proposed in Constitutional reform

  • February 21, 2107
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Renho, Nippon Ishin contemplate cooperation in Diet

  • February 21, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

MOD chief being put “on the defensive”

  • February 21, 2017
  • , Asahi
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OPINION POLLS

Approval rating for Abe cabinet increases to 66%, Yomiuri poll

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun

  • February 21, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

Public support for Abe cabinet rises to 66%

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Keidanren’s Sakakibara wary of possible outflow of technology

  • February 21, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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SCIENCE

Japan cabdrivers get tips on where they’re needed from AI

  • February 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:18 am
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Tokyo Institute of Technology to operate AI supercomputer

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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SCIENCE

Maglev technology ready for operation

  • February 18, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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SCIENCE

JAXA to expand mini-rocket team for successful second launch

  • February 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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TV PROGRAMS

Planet Earth II – Part 3: Surviving in remote islands

  • February 19, 2017
  • , NHK
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