April 20, 2017

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  • April 20, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning News

  • April 20, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Vice President Pence attends baseball clinic in Tokyo

  • April 20, 2017
  • , NHK, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

TPP minus US to be discussed in May: Japan deputy PM Aso

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:15 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. considering relisting N. Korea as terror sponsor: Tillerson

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:28 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Pence Stresses U.S. Resolve to Defend Japan

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 4:31 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Pence calls N. Korea “most dangerous” threat, vows to defeat attack

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:01
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. puts on show of force in pursuit of peace

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Resolving North Korea needs dialogue — and pressure

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: FTA

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian company to launch ferry service to North Korea

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Survey of newspaper editorials on U.S.’s attack on Syria

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Vice President Pence vows to defend U.S. allies from North Korean threat

  • April 20, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S., ROK confirm coordination over DPRK

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Aso says discussions on pursuing TPP without U.S. to begin next month

  • April 20, 2017
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ECONOMY

Toyota sweetens investment pot in Pence’s home state of Indiana

  • April 19, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:35 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan-U.S. bid eyed for Toshiba semiconductor unit sell-off

  • April 19, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:40 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Nuclear authority approves decommissioning plans for 5 aging reactors

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:51 p.m.
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan banks opening wallets for drug startups

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:10 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Growth in visitor numbers to Japan slows in March

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:40 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Vice President Pence expresses hope for bilateral trade talks

  • April 20, 2017
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

GOJ delays start of bank protection work at Henoko

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

3,500 protesters gather in Tokyo to oppose Henoko plan

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SDF to conduct joint air training with Australia

  • April 20, 2017
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 19

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

Public-private fund eyes bid for Toshiba memory ops

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:15 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House Committee on Judicial Affairs, April 19

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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POLITICS

Panel issues lower house reform plan, set to defer election

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:12 p.m.
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POLITICS

Former DP member Nagashima to set up nonpartisan study group on security

  • April 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Ruling coalition partner raps Abe administration over series of gaffes

  • April 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:51 p.m.
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POLITICS

SOCIETY

Japan’s 15-year-olds struggle with life satisfaction, OECD survey finds

  • April 19, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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Interview with Ryuichi Sakamoto

  • April 19, 2017
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