September 27, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 27, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 27, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea did not detect U.S. bombers

  • September 27, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan slips in competitiveness ranking, emerging Asian economies up

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:35 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

EU to ease restrictions on Fukushima food imports

  • September 27, 2017
  • , NHK , Online
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, South Korea discuss ways to expand business ties

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Exhibition marks 130 years of Japan-Thailand ties

  • September 27, 2017
  • , NHK , Online
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo displeased with ROK’s plan to build comfort woman monument

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan wrangles over new target date for balancing budget

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:46 am
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Spent nuclear fuel removal at Fukushima plant to be delayed again

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan Airlines announces code-sharing deal with Hawaiian Airlines

  • September 26, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan successfully undertakes large-scale deep-sea mineral extraction

  • September 26, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

2016 lumber self-sufficiency rate reaches 30-year high at 34.8%

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 7
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ECONOMY

60% of Japanese corporate chiefs oppose delaying fiscal reform, Nikkei poll

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. relaxes restrictions on dairy imports from regions affected by Fukushima accident

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri evening edition
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ECONOMY

Western Digital to seek temporary halt to Toshiba’s plan to deconsolidate chip division

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SECURITY

Behind the Scenes / Henoko litigation battle remains a quagmire

  • September 27, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 5:05 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Police request U.S. military’s cooperation for Okinawa robbery investigation

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Commentary: Shift to “Two Non-Nuclear Principles”

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 26, 2017

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Tokyo Gov. Koike vows to “reset Japan” with new “Hope” party

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of new party platform announced by Tokyo Gov. Koike

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Opposition Democrats seek merger with Tokyo gov’s party

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:23 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Politicians continue to leave DP to join Koike’s new party

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , Lead story
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POLITICS

Koike’s new party making advances to Komeito for cooperation

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Survey of newspaper editorials on Abe’s plan to dissolve Lower House

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Koike criticized at Tokyo assembly for founding new party

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 39
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POLITICS

Okinawa Minister Esaki shows mixed feelings toward Koike’s “Party of Hope”

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Abe indicates tax increase may be postponed again

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 12:44 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

DP notifies Lower House of Matsubara’s resignation from party

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Komeito member quits parliament over misuse of lawmakers’ housing

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ishin Matsui welcomes Koike’s “Party of Hope”

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Hamada appointed as senior vice minister of disaster reconstruction

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP endorses Komura’s son as candidate for general election

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Ex-Upper House member Arai asks for reinstatement of LDP membership

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe’s phony excuses for snap poll highlight his irresponsibility

  • September 27, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe’s reasons for calling snap election far from convincing

  • September 26, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

More politicians likely to bolt Democratic Party

  • September 27, 2017
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

Research whaling in northwestern Pacific ends

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

TV screenwriter poses questions about euthanasia in Japan

  • September 26, 2017
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Girls can be leaders too!

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Asahi evening edition , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Letter to the Editor: What does it mean to be internationally minded?

  • September 17, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation
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