May 16, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 16, 2017
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning News

  • May 16, 2017
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Tillerson, FM Kishida confirm close cooperation on DPRK

  • May 16, 2017
  • , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP Secretary General Nikai meets with Chinese President Xi

  • May 16, 2017
  • , NHK, NTV, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Lighthizer to attend APEC trade chiefs’ meeting

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:26 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Xi considers high-level leader visit to Japan

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Xi tells Japanese lawmaker he wants to improve ties

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-India nuclear pact clears Japan’s lower house

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korean missile fell within Japan’s aerial defense zone: Inada

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan wants new UN sanctions if Pyongyang conducts nuke test: Abe

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Pressure on DPRK should take priority

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: North Korea’s missile launch not just provocation against China, S. Korea

  • May 15, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea to send special envoy to Japan

  • May 15, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 9:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Japan’s role in enlightening the U.S. on the DPRK

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

Cartoon: Abe and Moon

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Kim and Xi

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

American Merrill Lynch employee arrested for robbery in Tokyo

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 10
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INTERNATIONAL

Rights group demands investigation of detention of hearing-impaired Japanese at U.S. airport

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 10
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese ex-residents leave for disputed isles held by Russia

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Indonesia confirm cooperation in LNG base construction

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK launched new type of intermediate-range missile

  • May 16, 2017
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Nikai stresses need for Japan to join AIIB

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Arbitration, auditing woes endanger Toshiba turnaround

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Free education gives Abe cover for delaying debt reduction

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t growth strategy outline eyes intensive investment in IT

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Gov’t briefs municipalities on final disposal of radioactive waste

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 29
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ECONOMY

U.S. chip producer seeks to block Toshiba’s plan to spin off semiconductor unit

  • May 15, 2017
  • , All national papers evening edition
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ECONOMY

Japan, New Zealand agree to effectuate TPP quickly

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Global cyberattack claims 16 Japanese victims according to METI

  • May 15, 2017
  • , NHK , Online 09:05 p.m.
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SECURITY

Use of returned U.S. sites vital to Okinawa economy

  • May 15, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Abe gov’t must stop ignoring voices of Okinawa

  • May 15, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SECURITY

Science Council of Japan denounces military research

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Asahi , p, 3
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SECURITY

U.S. military again lets visitors touch guns at open base event

  • May 13, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 28
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SECURITY

Ransomware wreaks havoc in Japan

  • May 16, 2017
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

USS Ronald Reagan’s departure delayed

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

USS Ronald Reagan to depart Yokosuka today

  • May 16, 2017
  • , TV Asahi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 15

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe’s push for constitutional amendment may divide nation

  • May 16, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe and Article 9

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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POLITICS

Aso and Santo factions reach basic agreement on merger

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP fails to field candidates in local elections

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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POLITICS

Abe names three rising leaders in his faction

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

51% support Abe cabinet, NHK public opinion poll

  • May 15, 2017
  • , NHK , Online 7:02 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet and political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • May 15, 2017
  • , NHK , Online 7:02 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

41% say Article 9 needs to be amended, 44% disagree, Asahi poll

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 1
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

Public split over Abe’s proposed revision of Article 9

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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SCIENCE

GOJ to develop comprehensive regulations for human reproductive cells

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Population continues to rise in urban areas and shrink in rural ones

  • May 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 27
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SOCIETY

Keidanren urges member firms to make work environments LGBT-friendly

  • May 16, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 2:24 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to assist orphans until they turn 22

  • May 14, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 8
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