September 26, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 26, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 26, 2017
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Hagerty visits businesses in Kansai

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei digital
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AMBASSADOR

U.S. envoy says Japan, U.S. will discuss FTA during POTUS’s visit to Japan

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
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AMBASSADOR

U.S. envoy Hagerty holds talks with Osaka governor

  • September 25, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 4:53 p.m.
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan expresses concern over S. Korea’s “comfort women” monument plan

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. expert on “red line” in confrontation with North Korea

  • September 25, 2017
  • , p. 58
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s Kono plans to celebrate China’s foundation day at embassy

  • September 25, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK minister says Pyongyang has right to shoot down U.S. military planes

  • September 26, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Changes in economic indicators before and after Abe came to power

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Konica Minolta to purchase US drug tech startup

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:40 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Aso may skip G20 finance ministers’ meeting

  • September 25, 2017
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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SECURITY

Court voids surveillance measures against group led by ex-AUM member

  • September 25, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Koike’s surprise move turns election into showdown between her and Abe

  • September 26, 2017
  • , NTV, TBS, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 25, 2017

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gist of PM Abe’s news conference announcing Lower House dissolution, Sept. 25

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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POLITICS

Gist of Koike’s news conference announcing new “Party of Hope,” Sept. 25

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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POLITICS

Koike maps out differences between herself and Abe

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Politicians react to Koike’s new party

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Tokyo governor comes out swinging as Abe caught flat-footed

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:28 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Tokyo governor saw Abe’s election gamble coming

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:10 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Koike says she would vote for Komeito chief Yamaguchi as prime minister

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Sankei digital , 0:35 a.m.
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POLITICS

Major bills to be carried over to next Diet session due to Lower House dissolution

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

List of Diet members joining Koike’s new party

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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POLITICS

Komeito leader in Tokyo assembly mulling parting ways with Koike’s Tomin First party

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Japanese business community split on Abe’s policy agenda

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Nikai’s efforts to expand his faction trigger endorsement race within LDP

  • September 25, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

Abe to dissolve Diet on Thursday

  • September 26, 2017
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POLITICS

Governor Koike takes helm of new party

  • September 26, 2017
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POLITICS

Top LDP official to retire from politics

  • September 26, 2017
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POLITICS

Political parties spent 29.4 billion yen in government subsidies in 2016, up 13%

  • September 23, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Cartoon: LH dissolution

  • September 21, 2017
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe and Kim

  • September 24, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 9
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OPINION POLLS

64% disagree with Abe’s plan to dissolve Lower House, Kyodo poll

  • September 25, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News 1st trend survey & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • September 25, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , pp. 1, 6
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Nikkei Digital

  • September 24, 2017
  • , Nikkei digital , 10:00 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan catches 177 whales in northwest Pacific for “research whaling”

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:09 p.m.
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SCIENCE

JAXA to send probe to the moons of Mars in 2024

  • September 23, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 26
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SOCIETY

Sex and disabilities

  • September 25, 2017
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