September 19, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 19, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 19, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

China arrests Japanese national on espionage charges

  • September 19, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Mattis issues warning to North Korea

  • September 19, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe, African leaders affirm enforcement of U.N. sanctions on N. Korea

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:58 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Israel affirm coordination on N. Korea sanctions

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:09 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Press occasion on North Korea’s missile launch

  • September 15, 2017
  • , Kantei Website
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should play more active diplomatic role in N. Korea crisis

  • September 16, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: N. Korean missiles passing over Japan must not become routine

  • September 16, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:56 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan-U.S. pressure provides good leverage for promoting U.N. reform

  • September 15, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to host international health conference in mid-December

  • September 18, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese man arrested for alleged spying in China: source

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe calls dialogue with DPRK “dead end”

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK both conduct joint air drills with U.S. military

  • September 19, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S., India agree to enhance pressure on North Korea

  • September 19, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea shows it is capable of striking Guam

  • September 16, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

UNSC releases press statement condemning North Korea

  • September 16, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan, South Korea to hold summit on Sept. 21

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., North Korea enter “cold war era”

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Majority of U.S. public support military action against North

  • September 17, 2017
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Kuwait to expel North Korean ambassador

  • September 18, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Kono criticizes Tokyo Shimbun

  • September 17, 2017
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Honda announces $2.67 million investment in U.S. plant

  • September 19, 2017
  • , NHK
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Main points of “Work Style Reform” Action Plan

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

The future of cars: connected, autonomous, shared, electric

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Baby bluefin respond eagerly to new feed

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

LNG demand to increase 90% by 2030

  • September 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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ECONOMY

Beyond Airbnb: Minpaku market poised for growth

  • September 17, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Apple, Dell to join bid to buy Toshiba’s chip unit

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

“TPP 11” chief negotiators to meet on Sept 21-22

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Microfinance body Grameen Bank to set up Japan branch next year

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan, U.S., India to work together on strategic port development

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:43 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Maritime security cooperation can deepen Japan-India strategic ties

  • September 17, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:00 p.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Defensive steps against EMP attacks must be taken at command centers

  • September 15, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan should consider possessing cruise missiles to deal with DPRK threat

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 8
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SECURITY

DM Onodera announces U.S. forces parachuting drills at Kadena on Sept. 21

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SECURITY

Victim of robbery by U.S. soldiers received no compensation after nine years

  • September 16, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 31
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SECURITY

MOD gives up on Mageshima as site for U.S. aircraft training

  • September 17, 2017
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Missile interceptors to be installed in Hokkaido

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. mulls asking Japan to defend “first island chain”

  • September 17, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

U.S. vessels vulnerable to cyberattacks

  • September 17, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 18, 2017

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 17, 2017

  • September 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 16, 2017

  • September 17, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 15, 2017

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

Improved approval rate spurs Abe decision to dissolve Diet

  • September 18, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 11:53 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prolonged North Korean situation is behind PM Abe’s decision on snap election

  • September 18, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Abe set to call October election

  • September 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:33 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Security laws to become campaign issue in upcoming Lower House election

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , Lead story
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POLITICS

Lower House election to have limited impact on budget formulation process

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

DP Maehara shows negative stance on election cooperation with JCP

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
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POLITICS

Lower House dissolution casts shadow over Wakasa’s new party

  • September 18, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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POLITICS

LDP member says public will feel like they’re being played for fools

  • September 18, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

SDF missions expanded in two years following enactment of security legislation

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Editorial: Abe attempting to escape from scandals with call for election

  • September 18, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

DP secretary general negative about cooperating with JCP

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

Editorial: Ailing opposition Democratic Party must focus on Diet debate

  • September 15, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

New party of Tokyo Gov. Koike’s ally to be formed by Sept. 28

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:06 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: DP President Maehara

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Abe likely to hold snap election on Oct. 22

  • September 19, 2017
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POLITICS

New conservative party to be launched this month

  • September 19, 2017
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POLITICS

Poll points to restoration of public confidence in Abe

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Sankei
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

60% say consumption tax hike should be postponed,” Jiji Press poll

  • September 15, 2017
  • , Jiji , 3:08 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support rate recovers to 50%, Sankei-FNN poll

  • September 19, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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SCIENCE

Mysteries of the Kuroshio Current

  • September 17, 2017
  • , NHK
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SCIENCE

U.S. may remain in Paris Accord on climate change

  • September 18, 2017
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Kindergartens to accept 2-year-olds to address day care shortage

  • September 17, 2017
  • , The Japan Times , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese people aged 90 and older top 2 million for 1st time

  • September 17, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:38 p.m.
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SOCIETY

No. of Japanese centenarians hits record 67,824 amid medical advances

  • September 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:54 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Fukushima University students help with Houston disaster cleanup

  • September 17, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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