December 4, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 4, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 4, 2017
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador meets with Fukuoka governor

  • December 1, 2017
  • , Local TV networks , FBS TV
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador addresses Fukuoka business leaders

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri , NHK, Local TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Documents prove Xi behind coercive tactics in E. China Sea

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe conveys concern to Moon over N. Korea aid

  • December 2, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 10:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s upper house adopts resolution slamming N. Korea ICBM test

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:48 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t to host G20 summit outside Tokyo

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe to propose holding biennial developing world medical conference

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 07:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan House promotion center to partially open in L.A. next month

  • December 1, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Stop DPRK’s inexorable march toward self-destruction

  • November 30, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK missile probably broke up upon reentry

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., South Korea to begin joint exercise to deter North Korea

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Komeito chief meets with Chinese President Xi

  • December 2, 2017
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korean foreign minister to visit Japan later this month

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar president to visit Japan this month

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan defense chiefs agree to put “visible pressure” on DPRK

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan and EU to agree on EPA tariffs, put off investment deal

  • December 3, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 5:13 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan may cut corporate tax rate to 20% through incentives

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:02 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to tax more foreign companies

  • December 1, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 9:48 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Extending a plant’s life tied to Japanese nuclear policy

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:33 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Sumitomo Corp. to expand investment in U.S., European, Israeli startups

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Nations agree in principle to ban fishing in central Arctic Ocean

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toshiba, Western Digital to reach out of court settlement

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

New Zealand minister voices hope for early TPP effectuation

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Nippon Paint decides not to purchase American company

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

EU relaxes regulations on imports of Fukushima rice

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

USS Ronald Reagan returns to Yokosuka

  • December 4, 2017
  • , TBS
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SECURITY

Foreign minister urges U.S. commander to prevent incidents in Okinawa

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Up to 26 F-35Bs to be deployed to Kadena base

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Akahata , Lead story
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SECURITY

Gov’t to conduct evacuation drill in central Tokyo early in the new year

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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SECURITY

Japan fishing boats to be automatically informed of missile firing

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 8:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

China targeting Shimoji Airport in Miyakojima, Okinawa

  • December 1, 2017
  • , pp. 277-281
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SECURITY

Fukuoka conducts J-Alert drill to brace for North Korean missile launch

  • December 1, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Foreign Minister Kono meets with Okinawa Governor Onaga

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

SDF to join U.S. Air Force’s outer space security exercise for first time

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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SECURITY

Second tranche of carrier-borne airplane transfer to Iwakuni completed

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

GOJ to conduct evacuation training in Tokyo early next year

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec 3, 2017

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

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec 2, 2017

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec 1, 2017

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gov’t to formulate 2.7-2.8 trillion yen FY17 supplementary budget

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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POLITICS

Policy spending for FY18 may reach record high

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Komeito’s presence ebbing in diplomacy

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

JCP chief vows full efforts to boost opposition coalition

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 6:34 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

CDPJ seeking cooperation from other opposition to scrap “anti-conspiracy” law

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Cartoon: Moritomo and Kake scandals

  • November 28, 2017
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Moritomo scandal

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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OPINION POLLS

Over 60% support princesses keeping imperial status after marriage, Kyodo News poll

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:29 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

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

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Japan’s whaling draws fire for possible violation of int’l treaty

  • December 2, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

FEATURE: Calls for same-sex marriage legalization growing

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 8:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Imperial succession

  • December 3, 2017
  • , NHK
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EDUCATION

Kono proposes English education program to Okinawa

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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TV PROGRAMS

Experts discuss North Korea

  • December 3, 2017
  • , NHK
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