August 16, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 16, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 16, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Abe-Trump teleconference on Aug. 15

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Survey of newspaper editorials on response to North Korea’s ICBM launch

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: President Trump and Kim Jong-un

  • August 15, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Culture ministers of Japan, China, S. Korea to meet in Kyoto

  • August 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 4:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Tension between U.S., DPRK may ease as North Korean leader tones down rhetoric

  • August 16, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK leader takes issue with Japan’s handling of wartime forced labor issue

  • August 16, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Komeito chief to visit Russia

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Kanematsu, JFE Steel to build oil pipe processing R&D facility in U.S.

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 14
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ECONOMY

Kyokuyo to start shipments of closed-cycle bluefin tuna in November

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 14
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ECONOMY

Seabed survey to be conducted off coast of western Kyushu to assess damage from coral poaching

  • August 15, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 11
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ECONOMY

Politics intervenes, permanent listing of rice futures trading shelved

  • August 13, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Japan worried about possible trade friction between U.S., China

  • August 16, 2017
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ECONOMY

U.S. beef prices soaring

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

U.S.-Japan joint military drill in Hokkaido disclosed to media

  • August 16, 2017
  • , NHK, TV Asahi
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SECURITY

Three Ospreys depart Iwakuni for Misawa

  • August 16, 2017
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Ospreys to participate in Hokkaido exercise

  • August 16, 2017
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SECURITY

Okinawa affairs minister comments on SOFA

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 15, 2017

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

No mention of Japan’s aggression in Abe’s Aug. 15 speech five years in a row

  • August 15, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 2
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POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Komura wants LDP constitution proposal ready for parliament session

  • August 15, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 10:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Shimajiri named assistant to Okinawa affairs minister

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni on war anniversary

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:18 a.m.
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POLITICS

Former aide to Mrs. Abe transferred to Japanese Embassy in Italy

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

No cabinet ministers visited Yasukuni on war anniversary

  • August 16, 2017
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OPINION POLLS

Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll on Gambling

  • August 11, 2017
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1527] – pp. 4–6
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SCIENCE

METI to cover research and development costs for AI semiconductors

  • August 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SCIENCE

Joint venture launches 4 Japanese companies into minirocket market

  • August 13, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:48 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EDUCATION

Universities stepping up emergency preparedness for students abroad

  • August 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 27
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