September 28, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 28, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 28, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign minister Kono to visit China in November

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Prime ministers of Japan, China to exchange congratulatory telegrams

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

“Comfort women” statue in Seoul designated as public facility

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe expresses concern over S. Korea’s “comfort women” memorial

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Pyeongchang Olympic Games organizers fix website map with a missing Japan

  • September 27, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe conveys resolve to abductee families following U.N. speech

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:09 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Interview with Irene Hirano Inouye

  • September 1, 2017
  • , Nikkei Magazine Style Ai , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump says “U.S. is totally prepared for the second option” for North Korea

  • September 27, 2017
  • , All national papers evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. imposes sanctions on 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals

  • September 27, 2017
  • , All national papers evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Tillerson to visit China

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. lawmaker says “all options are on table”

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe to attend ceremony at Chinese Embassy

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korean parliament panel passes bill on “comfort woman day”

  • September 28, 2017
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ECONOMY

Growing popularity of ESG investing

  • September 27, 2017
  • , NHK
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ECONOMY

Japan’s chief TPP negotiator Kazuyoshi Umemoto

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Kobe Steel and US Steel to boost output capacity of high-strength steel

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Toyota to invest 373 m. dlrs in 5 U.S. plants

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 8:12 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Doyukai chief says Party of Hope’s policies seem “half-cooked”

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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SECURITY

Tokyo metropolitan police conduct anti-terror drill eyeing Tokyo Games

  • September 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 2
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa prefectural government questions MOFA about nuclear deployment

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Endangered coral found in Henoko

  • September 28, 2017
  • , NHK
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POLITICS

DP President Maehara proposes merger with Party of Hope

  • September 28, 2017
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POLITICS

Prime Minister Abe dissolves Lower House

  • September 28, 2017
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 27, 2017

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Abe dissolves lower house as opposition bands together

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Get behind Koike: Japan opposition chief proposes de facto merger

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:32 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of Koike’s news conference launching the Party of Hope, Sept. 27

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan set for largest party realignment in 15 years

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

DP mulls official endorsement of candidates by Party of Hope

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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POLITICS

Ruling parties wary of opposition unity in Lower House election

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP, Komeito not drafting common campaign platform for Lower House election

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Experts’ views on Abe’s TV appearances after announcing Diet dissolution

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 33
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POLITICS

Rengo inching closer to Koike’s “Party of Hope”

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Editorial: Koike’s new party platform unduly skewed toward populist policies

  • September 27, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:53 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Tokyo Gov. Koike’s new party enticing and perturbing

  • September 27, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

Former PM Koizumi says he won’t be involved in Koike’s new party

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Top court rules vote gap in 2016 upper house election constitutional

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Asao, Matsumoto join LDP

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP’s Tokyo chapter picks Kamoshita as chairman

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Keidanren to ask firms for political donations for LDP for fourth consecutive year

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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POLITICS

Democratic Party to be effectively “dissolved”

  • September 28, 2017
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Polls show support for Party of Hope

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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OPINION POLLS

64% disapprove of dissolution of Lower House, Mainichi spot poll

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

Spot opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

54% say right to dissolve Lower House should be restricted, Asahi spot poll

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

Spot opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SCIENCE

JAXA going to the moons of Mars in 2020s to return with samples

  • September 23, 2017
  • , Kobe Shinbun , p. 25
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SCIENCE

JAXA partners with NASA to go to the moons of Mars in 2024

  • September 25, 2017
  • , Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SCIENCE

JAXA to launch probe to the moons of Mars in 2024 to bring back samples

  • September 23, 2017
  • , The Fukushima Minyu Shimbun , p. 26
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SCIENCE

Eradicating mercury pollution through Japanese technology

  • September 27, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 27
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SOCIETY

New guidelines outlined to deal with quake that may kill 320,000

  • September 27, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:20 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan police confirm 114 “JK” biz outlets featuring schoolgirls

  • September 28, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 10:41 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Surviving sexual assault in Japan, then victimized again

  • September 27, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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