May 12, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 12, 2017
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning News

  • May 12, 2017
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan, ROK leaders’ teleconference, May 11

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Abe and Moon

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

GPIF holds shares in U.S. cluster bomb maker

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , Lead story
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP heavyweight to attend forum in China with PM Abe letter to Xi

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:58 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese Coast Guard ships active again near Senkakus

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 11:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Ex-Financial Services Agency official Kono gets OECD’s No. 2 post

  • May 11, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: How can the ADB meet Asia’s growing infrastructure demand?

  • May 11, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Firing of FBI Director

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese TV crew deported from Indonesia for immigration violation

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:39 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Moon agree on cooperation, but differ on comfort women agreement

  • May 12, 2017
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

New Zealand prime minister to visit Japan

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Lighthizer confirmed as USTR

  • May 12, 2017
  • , NHK
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan’s fish-centered cuisine at a turning point

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Japan to approve casino sites as early as 2020

  • May 11, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant aims for extended license

  • May 11, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan, EU to hold EPA talks

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

Inada says Kadena parachute drill “extremely regrettable”

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Defense chief urges South Korea to maintain GSOMIA

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

Gov’t, industry work to protect key infrastructure from cyberattacks

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:11 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Interview with Shigeru Ishiba on Chinese and North Korean threats

  • May 13, 2017
  • , p. 44 - 45
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SECURITY

POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 11

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Anti-Abenomics study group to be formed in the LDP

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Kishida expresses reservations about Abe’s constitutional revision plan

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
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OPINION POLLS

Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll on the Constitution

  • May 11, 2017
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1518] – pp. 5–7
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Fujifilm, Olympus to use AI for cancer detection

  • May 11, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Female leaders gather in Tokyo to discuss women’s empowerment

  • May 11, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Over 20 detained foreigners on hunger strike in Tokyo

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Jiji , 2:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan volunteer group stands up to “SOGI harassment”

  • May 11, 2017
  • , Mainichi evening edition , p. 10
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SOCIETY

Diet members’ group calls for legislation to prohibit racial discrimination

  • May 11, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
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TV PROGRAMS

“Fast and easy” cooking gaining popularity

  • May 11, 2017
  • , NHK
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