February 28, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 28, 2017
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 28, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Top nuclear envoys of U.S., Japan, ROK discuss murder of Kim Jong Nam

  • February 28, 2017
  • , TBS, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China too tardy in implementing sanctions against N. Korea coal exports

  • February 27, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:46 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

MOFA submits position paper on comfort women lawsuit to U.S. Supreme Court

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S., ROK discuss murder of Kim Jong Nam

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

MIC tasked with addressing excessive Furusato Nozei rewards

  • February 17, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

GPIF and BOJ stage corporate Japan’s high stock prices

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Asahi , P. 2
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ECONOMY

LDP policy head reveals plan to consider tax cut to promote self-driving cars

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Japanese ag exporters’ biggest rivals are other Japanese companies

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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ECONOMY

Agriculture at a critical stage with post-TPP negotiations

  • February 27, 2017
  • , pp. 22–23
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ECONOMY

Labor group, business lobby chiefs meet to discuss cap on overtime work

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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ECONOMY

University hospitals prepare data sharing system for genetic cancer treatment

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 1 (Lead)
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ECONOMY

RCEP conference opens in Kobe

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Time to transform Japan’s nuclear plant inspection system

  • February 27, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SECURITY

Think tank issues report arguing Henoko relocation not the only option

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Ginowan mayor plans to visit U.S.

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , P. 3
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SECURITY

Okinawa governor presents 12 demands to FM Kishida

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 1
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SECURITY

Japan-U.S. Joint Committee agrees on six new U.S. military facilities in Okinawa

  • February 27, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

CCS Suga calls response from CNFJ on FA-18 readiness “unusual”

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Cartoon: Inada

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

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 27

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House Budget Committee, Feb. 27

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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POLITICS

PM Abe begins to distance himself from controversial school

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Moritomo Gakuen president posts groundless information on website

  • February 25, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 28
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POLITICS

Anti-terrorism bill will punish participant in serious crime by a syndicate

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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POLITICS

FY2017 budget legislation clears Lower House

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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POLITICS

POLITICS

METI bans staff from meeting with press outside ministry

  • February 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 35
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Toyosu

  • February 26, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 9
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TV PROGRAMS

Remembering lives lost in Sagamihara massacre

  • February 27, 2017
  • , NHK
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