September 5, 2017

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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 5, 2017
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Explosive yield estimate of N. Korea nuclear bomb test may be upgraded

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe vows to beef up cooperation with India to address N. Korea

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Trump hold phone talks after N. Korea nuclear test

  • September 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Trump’s ‘red line’ on North Korea remains dangerously vague

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe maintains closer contact with S. Korea and U.S. than Russia and China over DPRK

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Britain must minimize negative impact of withdrawal from EU

  • September 3, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK’s nuke test sparks outcry from ruling, opposition parties

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Three options available for U.S. to respond to DPRK’s provocations

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: U.S. miscalculations invite N. Korea’s repeated provocations

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Pyongyang testing global community’s resolve

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:27 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Kim regime brings nuclear threat closer to reality

  • September 4, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Nations must build framework for dialogue to rein in N. Korea

  • September 4, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Int’l community needs to pressure N. Korea to abandon nuke tests

  • September 4, 2017
  • , The Mainichi , p. 5
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Money-losing N. Korea-Russia ferry service halts operation

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese lawmaker Inoki to visit N. Korea again next week: source

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:16 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea conducts nuclear test

  • September 4, 2017
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to step up freedom of navigation operations

  • September 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

LDP vice president to visit Iran

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to donate used helicopter parts to Manila

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Int’l panel agrees on flexible bluefin tuna catch limit

  • September 1, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Honda agrees to $605 mil. settlement over air bags

  • September 2, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 9:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hitachi UK reactors to get full Japanese loan insurance

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:05 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Flexible caps agreed on for Japan’s beloved bluefin tuna

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:06 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Two reactors at Tepco’s giant Niigata plant close to being restarted

  • September 3, 2017
  • , The Japan Times , p. 3
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tepco, JXTG to partner on power plant, city gas

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:19 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsui O.S.K. to invest in India LNG terminal

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:16 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

FSA: Most regional banks in the red / Low rates, few borrowers sap loan profits

  • September 4, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MAFF requests 53.1 billion budget to insure farmers’ income

  • August 26, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Deputy PM Aso cancels trip to Washington

  • September 2, 2017
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

U.S. air-sampling aircraft arrives at Kadena AB

  • September 5, 2017
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Pay heed to base concerns, Onodera urges U.S. Ambassador Hagerty

  • September 3, 2017
  • , The Japan Times , p. 3
  • English Press

SECURITY

Abe expresses strong interest in Aegis Ashore

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Advocacy of Japan’s nuclear armament faces domestic obstacles

  • September 3, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Defense Ministry to create new senior position under SDF Joint Staff in FY18

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan-South Korea defense hotline may be operational by year-end

  • September 4, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan prepping for evacuation of tens of thousands in South Korea

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 04:43 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

USFJ chief reiterates defense commitment to Japan

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

GOJ considering development of new missile defense system

  • September 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Some U.S. security experts willing to let Japan go nuclear

  • September 3, 2017
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

U.S. military says Osprey grounded in Oita due to engine trouble

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

FCLP conducted at Atsugi for first time in five years

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Okinawa prefectural assembly members to visit U.S.

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

U.S. sailor arrested on assault charge

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Noon news

  • September 5, 2017
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 4, 2017

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 3, 2017

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 2, 2017

  • September 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 1, 2017

  • September 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Turbulent path awaits new DP chief

  • September 2, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 10:38 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Review of cooperation with JCP to test new DP leader Maehara

  • September 2, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Diet committees adopt resolutions condemning N. Korea nuke test

  • September 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Govt must allocate budgets wisely for human resources development

  • September 1, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: 100 trillion yen budget tests Abe’s pledge to reform spending

  • September 3, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: FY2018 budget requests reveal more of the same as Japan’s debt swells

  • September 1, 2017
  • , The Mainichi , p. 5
  • English Press

POLITICS

Maehara elected leader of Democratic Party

  • September 2, 2017
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Public disapproval of Abe exceeds approval

  • September 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet’s support rating flat at 44%, Kyodo News poll

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

39% “not optimistic about Maehara,” Mainichi poll

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Mainichi Shimbun adds mobile numbers to polling sample

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • September 4, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Student volunteers sought for Games

  • August 28, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:14 p.m.
  • English Press

TV PROGRAMS

TV PROGRAMS

Repercussions of North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test

  • September 4, 2017
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

TV PROGRAMS

Japanese skier makes first-ever Denali descent

  • September 3, 2017
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary
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