August 3, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 3, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 3, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan arranging ministerial talks with top U.S., China diplomats

  • August 2, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to push China, Asian states to ramp up pressure on N. Korea

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kono to make diplomatic debut next week

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan, ROK hold videoconference on DPRK provocations

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan injects additional $1.2 mil. into Khmer Rouge tribunal

  • August 2, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t to require online retailers to submit energy-saving plans

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

JBIC to sign MOU with Washington state on infrastructure development

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Juvenile Pacific bluefin tuna catch exceeded cap by 333 tons last season

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Japan’s social security outlays hit record 114 trillion yen in FY15

  • August 2, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Gov’t to support overseas promotion of Japanese films

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Base-hosting prefectures seek accord on disaster response cooperation with U.S. military

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

MOD admits it has no clear plan for fixing defect in Osprey engine filters

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Akahata , Lead story
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SECURITY

U.S. marines to use new rocket launcher in joint exercise

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Akahata , p. 14
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SECURITY

Yokota Air Base becoming military hub

  • August 2, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Only Japanese see cyberattacks as top security threat

  • August 2, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 6:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Nago mayoral election slated for Feb. 4

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Tokyo Shimbun
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

POLITICS

PROFILE: Matsuyama tasked with promoting citizens’ engagement

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

PROFILE: New environment minister a 70-yr-old ex-bureaucrat

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

PROFILE: New Justice Minister Kamikawa versed in public policy

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

PROFILE: Farm minister Saito is valued by ruling party veterans

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

PROFILE: Education minister Hayashi well-versed in policy matters

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

PROFILE: PM Abe’s close aide Seko retains post as trade minister

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

PROFILE: Land minister Ishii floated as next leader of Komeito

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

PROFILE: Retained top spokesman Suga is Abe’s right-hand-man

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

PROFILE: Foreign Minister Kono known as ardent debater on reforms

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

POLITICS

PROFILE: Retained Finance Minister Aso known as manga enthusiast

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
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POLITICS

PROFILE: LDP’s new policy chief Kishida candidate to succeed Abe

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 2

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

FOCUS: Abe’s Cabinet reshuffle unlikely to give much-needed poll bump

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

FOCUS: Abe’s Cabinet reshuffle to affect fate of Japan’s diplomacy

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe’s new cabinet lineup characterized by heavyweights, factional balance

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Koizumi to be named LDP chief deputy secretary-general

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

New top LDP executives differ on revision of Article 9 of Constitution

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe ponders cabinet reshuffle

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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POLITICS

Maehara, Edano vie for DP leadership

  • August 2, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 9:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime Minister Abe to reshuffle cabinet today

  • August 3, 2017
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of the July 2017 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • August 1, 2017
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1526] – pp. 8–11
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan’s rising star athletes making a dash to the U.S.

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
  • Trending@Japan

SOCIETY

Youth lay down placards, take up policy debate in schools

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
  • Trending@Japan

SOCIETY

Millennials shape the new sharing economy

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
  • Trending@Japan

EDUCATION

Japan-Egypt science collaboration school to start 4-year programs

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 38
  • JMH Translation

TV PROGRAMS

Growing popularity of “three-day weekend” system

  • August 3, 2017
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary
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