May 15, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 15, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning News

  • May 15, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga comments on North Korea’s missile launch

  • May 15, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Lighthizer approved as U.S. trade rep

  • May 12, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 08:30 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Nikai talks to Abe about how to deal with DPRK

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Missile strains international effort to corral Pyongyang

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Nikai coordinating meeting with Xi

  • May 14, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 07:59 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo sends big delegation to China’s Silk Road forum

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 05:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s participation in China-led AIIB being floated within gov’t

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:31 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan-Russia group may start research on disputed isles on May 30

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 8:29 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan urges IMF to up watch on China

  • May 14, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:42 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Moon must not discard Japan-ROK deal on issue of comfort women

  • May 12, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:03 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea fires missile

  • May 15, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Senior DPRK diplomat mentions possible dialogue with U.S.

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Aso, Mnuchin confirm coordination on DPRK sanctions

  • May 13, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

UN panel calls for review of Japan-ROK accord on comfort women

  • May 14, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Lower House to approve Japan-India civil nuclear cooperation treaty

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ publishes new documents on Senkakus, Takeshima

  • May 13, 2017
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ECONOMY

Japan, N.Z. agree to aim for progress on TPP by Nov.

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:05 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to push for ‘TPP 11’ by year-end

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 a.m.
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ECONOMY

TPP signatories to unite to swiftly implement pact

  • May 13, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 9:49 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Analysis: Developments in “TPP 11” likely to affect Japan-U.S. trade talks

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:38 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Komatsu bolstering US operations under pressure from Trump

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:00 p.m.
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ECONOMY

5 of 7 Japan automakers foresee profit drops for FY 2017

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 4:28 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan aims to double its space market to $21bn by 2030s

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:45 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s fisheries still swimming upstream

  • May 13, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Japan braces for hardline policies of new U.S. trade chief

  • May 13, 2017
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ECONOMY

Japan concerned about U.S.-China trade deal

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Asahi, Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

TPP joint statement to stress unity among 11 members

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Hitachi among companies affected by global ransomware cyberattack

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 03:25 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa vice governor lodges protest with U.S. over parachute training at Kadena

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Hitachi comes under cyberattack, in-house system no longer functioning

  • May 15, 2017
  • , NHK , Online 11:42 a.m.
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SECURITY

Commentary: DPRK takes another step toward operational ICBM

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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SECURITY

Land-based Aegis antimissile system under consideration

  • May 13, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:44 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan favors Aegis Ashore over THAAD to boost missile defense

  • May 13, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun
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SECURITY

S.E. Asian nations to use Japan boats in drills

  • May 14, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 4:00 a.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa gov. frustrated with U.S. bases on 45th reversion anniversary

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:35 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. carrier Ronald Reagan returns to Yokosuka base after sea trials

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:27 p.m.
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SECURITY

Parachute training rapidly increasing at Yokota Base

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SECURITY

U.S. base worker in drunk driving accident

  • May 13, 2017
  • , NHK , Online 02:25 a.m.
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SECURITY

Two cases of computers being attacked by ransomware reported in Japan

  • May 15, 2017
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SECURITY

Confrontation between Okinawa and central government continues over U.S. bases

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
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SECURITY

GOJ establishes new subsidy system for Okinawa

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 14

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 13

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 12

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP gears up on top law revisions

  • May 12, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 10:55 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe and constitutional revision

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 18
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POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

53% in favor of Abe’s call to add SDF to Article 9, Yomiuri poll

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
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OPINION POLLS

60% say no need to renegotiate comfort women pact, Yomiuri poll

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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SCIENCE

Editorial: The need to protect coral reefs

  • May 13, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Classes on diverse sexuality have positive impact

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 11
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EDUCATION

Japanese students steer clear of U.S., Europe for fear of terrorism, anti-immigration policies

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 13
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EDUCATION

U.S. business schools losing edge to Asia

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Government to limit number of university students in Tokyo

  • May 12, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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EDUCATION

TV PROGRAMS

Orda cave

  • May 13, 2017
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TV PROGRAMS

Last pact between sushi and tempura maestros

  • May 14, 2017
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