August 29, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 29, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 29, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea missile launch over Japan sparks int’l outcry

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:23 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Missile launch actually shows Kim has ‘backed off’: Japan’s Kono

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:07 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korean missile gives Japan a rude awakening

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:52 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Japan holds no good cards in Korean Peninsula poker game

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:08 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

FM Kono to participate in Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok next month

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Ex-residents to stay overnight in Northern Territories

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: N. Korea should not conduct launches to heighten tensions

  • August 28, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan transport ministry pitches Shinkansen in Singapore

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: “2+2”

  • August 27, 2017
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK fires missile through Japanese airspace

  • August 29, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK ready to conduct nuclear test

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

IAEA finds North Korea pursuing nuclear program at Yongbyon complex

  • August 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Kono may accompany Abe on trip to Russia

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to assist anti-piracy operations off Philippines

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Japan, U.S. to hold informal talks next week before economic dialogue: Aso

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:36 p.m.
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Dollar slumps to upper 108 yen range on N. Korean missile launch

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
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ECONOMY

Bill on merit-based pay system to become hot issue at extra Diet session

  • August 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Zen-Noh must change mind-set to promote reform based on new law

  • August 28, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:20 p.m.
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ECONOMY

2 utilities keen to restart 3 nuclear reactors in early 2018

  • August 29, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Toshiba, Western Digital close to deal on sale of Toshiba Memory

  • August 29, 2017
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Aso to meet with Pence on Sept. 5

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

Okinawa legislature adopts motion calling for cancellation of Osprey deployment

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Cartoon: Global Hawk

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

Mobile library project features American Corner for first time

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
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SECURITY

Henoko protesters arrested for “minor offenses”

  • August 28, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 26
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SECURITY

Onodera meets with USFJ commander

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

SDF Osprey deployment in Saga hits snag

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

JCG to employ satellites to monitor territorial waters

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 28, 2017

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

DP prefectural leaders divided on opposition united front, Asahi survey

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Asahi , P. 1
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Tanigaki given permission to check out of hospital

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP group to listen to anti-Abe cabinet views launched

  • August 26, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Will timing of LH dissolution “boomerang back” to autumn?

  • August 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP to retain Miyazawa as tax commission chief

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Abe may be tempted to call snap election later this year

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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OPINION POLLS

48% “not optimistic” about Nippon First no Kai, Nikkei poll

  • August 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Nikkei Digital

  • August 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei digital , 10:00 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

73% say they are “satisfied with their life today,” Cabinet Office poll

  • August 27, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Japan to launch 4th GPS-improving quasi-zenith satellite in Oct.

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:40 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Gov’t to promote the use of private money to address global warming from FY2018

  • August 26, 2017
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 1
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SCIENCE

Gov’t to cancel one Epsilon launch scheduled in FY19

  • August 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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SOCIETY

Factors behind high school players’ homerun output

  • August 28, 2017
  • , NHK
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EDUCATION

National tests expose students’ weakness in applied skills

  • August 28, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:07 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Students in major Japan cities score higher in achievement test

  • August 28, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 7:01 p.m.
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