February 27, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 27, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 27, 2017
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: The Trump wall

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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INTERNATIONAL

Yachi to visit U.S. for talks with top White House security official

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Defense pundits discuss North Korea

  • February 26, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan has Northern Territories deal ready for Russia

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 am
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

“Inside story” of Abe-Trump summit meeting

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Sankei , pp. 1, 5
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INTERNATIONAL

State Department holds no news conferences for over a month

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Prolonged absence of ambassadors under Trump administration

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 28
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Defense think tank releases annual report on China’s security policy

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Saudi king to visit to Japan

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: N. Korea’s evasion of responsibility in Kim Jong Nam murder deplorable

  • February 24, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:16 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S.’s hard line on Russia may affect Japan’s strategy

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Mainichi , P. 8
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INTERNATIONAL

Interview with former Defense Minister Onodera

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Tokyo to suffer 20 billion yen tax revenue loss from Furusato Nozei

  • February 23, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 39
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ECONOMY

Japanese automakers’ attention focused on NAFTA renegotiation

  • February 23, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Some cast doubt on new JICA department for infrastructure export

  • February 28, 2017
  • , P. 93
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ECONOMY

Japanese carmakers giving US dealers bigger incentives

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

43% of companies say they don’t have enough full-time employees, Teikoku Databank poll

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

MUFG to create 10 billion yen fund for life science ventures

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Kishida, Seko to forgo TPP ministerial in Chile

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

RCEP negotiations to start on Feb. 27

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan hopes to set international standards for drones

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Mass production of MRJ to be delayed

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Toshiba’s U.S. unit Westinghouse to explore Chapter 11 bankruptcy

  • February 24, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tepco to ban foreign trainees from engaging in cleanup efforts

  • February 24, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 28
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SECURITY

Kishida avoids mentioning Henoko plan in meeting with Okinawa leader

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Okinawa’s new Washington office director formally appointed

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

U.S. Sailor Nabbed in Okinawa for DUI

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 15:21
  • English Press

SECURITY

Tokyo firm found to have overcharged SDF for equipment by 9 mil. yen

  • February 24, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 19:33
  • English Press

SECURITY

‘White hat’ hackers see rising demand for protection in corporate Japan

  • February 26, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to renew cybersecurity strategy ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 19:26
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kishida, Onaga discuss Futenma relocation

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 26

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 25

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 24

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House Budget Committee intensive session, Feb. 24

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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POLITICS

LDP members recovered one million

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Japan Opposition SDP to Relocate HQ to Save Costs

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 07:07
  • English Press

POLITICS

Targets of “Conspiracy law”

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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POLITICS

Abe denies ties with school in controversial land deal

  • February 24, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 21:50
  • English Press

POLITICS

Lawmaker group to investigate academia’s involvement in military research

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 30
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OPINION POLLS

Public approval for Abe hovers around 54.5%

  • February 27, 2017
  • , TV Asahi
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Concerns about Japan-U.S. relations alleviated, Nikkei poll

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

58% welcome outcome of U.S.-Japan summit

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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OPINION POLLS

Abe’s first summit with Trump draws wide public support

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Matayoshi works on his second novel

  • February 27, 2017
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Junior high students show mixed results in English-language push

  • February 25, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Visitors to Hiroshima Peace Museum Hit Annual Record

  • February 24, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 20:51
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Ambitious curriculum guidelines

  • February 25, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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