March 16, 2017

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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 16, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan invites Indian firms to join port project in Africa

  • March 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 13:09
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Seko to visit U.S. to lay groundwork for Japan-U.S. economic dialogue

  • March 15, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Mozambique confirm importance of freedom of navigation

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Tillerson arrives in Tokyo

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to propose cruises to Northern Territories

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Trump wants Toyota to build new plants in US

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan braces for tough trade talks with old US hand

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toshiba asks for loan rollover by offering new collateral

  • March 16, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kanto region still struggles with nuclear waste

  • March 9, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 30
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ECONOMY

Efforts made to support work style reform in shunto talks

  • March 16, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan alarmed by USTR nominee’s comment on agricultural trade

  • March 16, 2017
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ECONOMY

TPP members reconfirm significance of free trade accord

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SECURITY

GOJ will not seek another permit for destroying rock reefs at Henoko

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Okinawa gov’t threatens injunction over U.S. base relocation

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

SECURITY

Personnel shortage delays CV-22 Osprey deployment to Yokota base

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

SECURITY

Osprey’s deployment to Yokota postponed

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 27
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SECURITY

Supreme Court again denies bail to leading anti-base activist in Okinawa

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SECURITY

SECURITY

New Okinawa vice governor visits central government

  • March 15, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Suga holds talks with new Okinawa vice governor

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

GSDF concealed “daily reports” filed by engineering unit in South Sudan

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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POLITICS

Noon news

  • March 16, 2017
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 15

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

Top court rules investigation using GPS without warrant illegal

  • March 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 22:58
  • English Press

POLITICS

Top court’s ruling on GPS investigation requires police to conduct review

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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POLITICS

Editorial: Pros and cons of GPS investigations need to be discussed

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
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POLITICS

Cabinet members respond to Diet questions in tenuous manner

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

Editorial: Defense minister’s false statements in Diet unacceptable

  • March 15, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Moritomo scandal

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 18
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POLITICS

Suga says gov’t to craft guideline for supporting Akie Abe

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

DP intraparty group composed of former JIP members splits

  • March 15, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Infographic: Abe cabinet support rate, Kyodo News poll

  • March 14, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 28
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SOCIETY

Crime syndicate members fall below 20,000 for 1st time in 2016

  • March 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Investigation launched into 20 biomedical research fraud cases

  • March 14, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 1
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TV PROGRAMS

Black market in North Korea

  • March 15, 2017
  • , NHK
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