August 18, 2017

 Morning Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 18, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 18, 2017
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AMBASSADOR

New U.S. envoy, Abe vow to fortify alliance amid N. Korea threat

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 4:23 p. m.
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Hagerty arrives in Japan

  • August 17, 2017
  • , All TV networks
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Hagerty arrives in Japan

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan-U.S. 2+2 joint statement

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Kono meets with his former prof who became SecState, Madeleine Albright

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia agree to aim for Sept. accord on joint isle activities

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 3:33 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Moon should respect past joint efforts toward war reparations

  • August 18, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan Coast Guard not disclosing information on investigation of USS Fitzgerald collision

  • August 17, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: President and PM speak on the phone

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kono may visit Russia this year

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China, S. Korea environment ministers to meet Aug. 24-25

  • August 17, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan industry minister to visit nuclear waste repository in Finland

  • August 17, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide $500 mil. for Indo-Pacific maritime security

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:46 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

USTR voices concern about Japan’s restrictions on beef imports

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei digital
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ECONOMY

USTR conveys concern to Japan about safeguard tariffs on U.S. beef

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:47 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

NEC, Sumitomo Forestry to market forest fire detection system overseas

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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ECONOMY

How money is made by instilling fear that spent nuclear fuel is dangerous

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Public hearing on Japan’s casino resort policies held in Tokyo

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 11
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ECONOMY

Chilean President stresses value of TPP-11

  • August 17, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Mexican gov’t, Japanese firms to meet to discuss NAFTA

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 11
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ECONOMY

Editorial: U.S. shouldn’t deal with China issues by ignoring international trade rules

  • August 17, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:48 p.m.
  • English Press

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ECONOMY

SECURITY

Top U.S. and Japanese military officials confirm to strengthen defense posture

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition
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SECURITY

MV-22 Osprey arrive in Hokkaido

  • August 18, 2017
  • , NHK, TBS
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SECURITY

U.S. Osprey takes part in joint drill in Japan despite safety fears

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to step up defense spending amid Pyongyang threat

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

LDP delegation visiting Hawaii to inspect U.S. missile defense system

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

PAC-3 units to be used in scenario where DPRK missile launches “fail”

  • August 17, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SECURITY

Japan tests alert system for N. Korea missile, glitches exposed

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 8:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S., Japan to continue enhancing pressure on North Korea

  • August 18, 2017
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan to introduce new missile defense platform

  • August 18, 2017
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

U.S. military leader to hold talks with Abe today

  • August 18, 2017
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 17, 2017

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Cartoon: LDP presidential candidates post Abe

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 10
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POLITICS

Public hearing on casino legislation held in Tokyo

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Asahi
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SCIENCE

Fertile offspring produced from sterile mice using iPS cells

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Sony releases AI development tool accessible to beginners

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo hospitals gearing up to welcome foreign patients

  • August 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 31
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SOCIETY

Students outed by teachers, however well-intentioned, feel at risk in Japan

  • August 17, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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