April 26, 2017

 Afternoon Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 26, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning News

  • April 26, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

New Zealand spied on Japan to help U.S. at 2007 whaling confab: media

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China launches 1st domestically built aircraft carrier

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. security officials agree to cooperate closely on DPRK

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe eyes China aid on N. Korea with Nikai visit

  • April 25, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:47 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Aso rules out concessions that go beyond TPP

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Argentine president to visit Japan from May 18-20

  • April 25, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:36 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan for 1st time says N. Korea has entered ‘new stage of threat’

  • April 26, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:35 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Diplomatic Bluebook: Gov’t to seek to end N. Korea’s provocations

  • April 25, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:43 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK refrains from staging “serious” provocations on key anniversary

  • April 26, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

MOFA report calls comfort woman memorial in Busan “extremely regrettable”

  • April 25, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe to sign multiple memoranda with Putin on economic cooperation

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Tuna catch to soon exceed limit

  • April 26, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 3:45 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Utility seeks to restart two reactors in Fukui from mid-May

  • April 25, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 21:34 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

In job market, 2018 graduates have upper hand

  • April 23, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Senate confirms new USDA chief

  • April 26, 2017
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SECURITY

SDF’s F-15s and U.S. FA-18s to hold joint exercises

  • April 26, 2017
  • , NHK, TBS, TV Asahi
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SECURITY

GOJ starts bank protection work at Henoko amid strong local opposition

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Henoko residents divided in response to start of embankment work

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 31
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SECURITY

SECURITY

MOD plans to conduct three Osprey drills outside of Okinawa in FY2017

  • April 22, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Okinawa furious about bank protection work

  • April 26, 2017
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 25

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Profile: Yoshino known for dedication to rebuilding disaster-hit hometown

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Seven Tokyo lawmakers bolt Democratic Party

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 32
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Gaffe costs reconstruction minister his job

  • April 26, 2017
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OPINION POLLS

71% are in favor of “equal pay for equal work,” Yomiuri poll

  • April 25, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

NPO distributes LGBT-related teaching materials for middle school ethics classes

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 19
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SOCIETY

Gov’t to set target of cutting suicide rate by 30% over next 10 years

  • April 26, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 30
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EDUCATION

EDUCATION

TV PROGRAMS

Increasing tensions on Korean Peninsula

  • April 25, 2017
  • , NHK
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