May 8, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 8, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning News  

  • May 8, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. can’t sustain any longer huge trade deficit with Japan: Ross

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 21:23:13 JST
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. pivot leaves ADB on thin ice

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 09:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ADB, JICA to cooperate on health security

  • May 4, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:24 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. urges Japan to continue nuclear power plant construction in U.S.

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S., ROK, EU discuss tougher sanctions on DPRK

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: President Trump and Kim Jong Un

  • May 4, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 8
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP titans work to better China ties

  • May 4, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:22 pm
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan and China discuss economic ties and cooperation

  • May 7, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:25 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia minister: Japan, China rivalry good for Asian infrastructure

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:00 am JST
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese internal docs leaked in China

  • May 5, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:50 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

5 Central Asian states, Japan condemn N. Korea’s actions

  • May 3, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:35 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t eyes personnel boost at Taiwan exchange association

  • May 5, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 9:37 pm
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to hold science and technology conference with Israel in 2017

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Senior N. Korean diplomat to meet ex-U.S. officials in Europe

  • May 7, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea’s coal exports plummet

  • May 7, 2017
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. House passes bill to further tighten sanctions on North Korea

  • May 6, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea accuses U.S., ROK of plotting to assassinate Kim Jong Un

  • May 6, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., ASEAN affirm need to fully implement sanctions on North Korea

  • May 6, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea detains two more Americans

  • May 4, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Kishida calls for dialogue between nuclear and non-nuclear powers

  • May 4, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese lawmakers meet with China’s fourth highest ranking leader

  • May 5, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese ambassador meets with acting ROK president

  • May 5, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan agree on cooperation in healthcare sector

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Abe comments on TPP

  • May 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei digital
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ECONOMY

TPP may take effect among Japan, 4 other nations: sources

  • May 4, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 06:06:17 JST
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan gears up for Malaysia-Singapore rail tender

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:15 pm JST
  • English Press

ECONOMY

New growth strategy promotes medical IT

  • May 4, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:30 pm
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Most nonregular workers unaware of indefinite employment rule: survey

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 8:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Pressure rises over tuna haul

  • May 4, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 9:30 pm
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ECONOMY

Japan steps up push to attract foreign investments

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S to impose punitive tariffs on steel products from Japan, seven other nations

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri evening edition
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan to donate $40 million to ADB’s infrastructure fund

  • May 6, 2017
  • , All national papers evening edition
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SECURITY

Okinawa Marine arrested for DUI

  • May 8, 2017
  • , Asahi digital
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SECURITY

U.S. employs “double standard” in reducing Osprey training

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan eyes introduction of cruise missiles amid N. Korea threat

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:06 a.m.
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SECURITY

Japan seeks to give patrol planes to Malaysia

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 02:15 a.m.
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SECURITY

Japan rushes to upgrade its fleet of ships

  • May 2, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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SECURITY

Editorial: Correct asymmetric Japan-U.S. alliance through mutual naval cooperation

  • May 2, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:43 p.m.
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SECURITY

Omnidirectional 360-degree camera developed to prevent terrorism

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 20
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SECURITY

SDF to double ratio of female members

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 10
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SECURITY

Retired SDF officials land lucrative jobs at defense companies

  • May 7, 2017
  • , Akahata , p. 1
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SECURITY

Surveillance tech using AI tapped for Tokyo 2020 security detail

  • May 4, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

Japanese vessels complete first mission to protect U.S. Navy ship

  • May 4, 2017
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SECURITY

ASDF fighters conduct joint drills with U.S. bombers

  • May 4, 2017
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Small portion of MCAS Futenma to be returned in July

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 6

  • May 7, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 5

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 4

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 3

  • May 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 2

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Abe takes big step toward dream of revising pacifist charter

  • May 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:30 am JST
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POLITICS

Abe: Keep Article 9 pacifism

  • May 3, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 10:55 pm
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POLITICS

Abe to tread carefully in setting path to charter revision

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 03:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Timing of referendum key to constitutional revision

  • May 4, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 11:13 pm
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Abe’s constitution revision plan sends ripples through capital

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 03:40 a.m.
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe and Ishiba

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 6
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Constitutional amendment

  • May 6, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

POLITICS

DP to present counterproposal to challenge “anti-conspiracy” bill

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Japanese evenly split on constitutional change, Nikkei poll

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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OPINION POLLS

48% in favor of constitutional amendment, Mainichi survey

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 1
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • May 3, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SCIENCE

JAXA starts firing tests on next-generation H3 launch vehicle

  • May 7, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 7
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

No. of children in Japan falls for 36th year to new record low

  • May 4, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 17:05:26 JST
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SOCIETY

Cabinet Office adds eight new indices to child poverty index

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Sacred men-only island set to be granted UNESCO World Heritage status

  • May 6, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Human rights group issues report on tackling LGBT discrimination

  • May 2, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Gov’t to allow family members to join refugee students from Syria

  • May 7, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Ratio of women in managerial positions rises to 8.3%

  • May 5, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

EDUCATION

As Japan’s JET Programme hits its 30s, the jury’s still out

  • May 3, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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EDUCATION

TV PROGRAMS

70th anniversary of Japanese Constitution

  • May 6, 2017
  • , NHK
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TV PROGRAMS

Giant dinosaur skeleton discovered in Japan

  • May 7, 2017
  • , NHK
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