December 5, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 5, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 5, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP, Komeito secretaries general to visit China to exchange views on North Korea situation

  • December 5, 2017
  • , NHK , Online 4:07 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s lower house passes resolution condemning N. Korea ICBM test

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:12 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.N. adopts Japan’s nuke abolition motion, but support down

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:55 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan issues entry visas to N. Korean soccer teams: sources

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 8:25 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

North reacts sharply to U.S.-ROK military exercise

  • December 5, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Influential U.S. politician says U.S. families should leave South Korea

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Mainichi evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Kono having difficulties arranging trip to China this year

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

UN chief to visit Japan

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Japan-China CEO summit held in Tokyo

  • December 5, 2017
  • , NHK
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Fraud undermining trust in Japanese manufacturers

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

Japan must rethink customs on product quality: Toray chief

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:03 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Indian and Chinese drugmakers move to crack Japan’s market

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s largest labor union to demand 4% pay hike in wage talks

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 3:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun survey of 100 major companies

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Japan to discuss whether to build new nuclear reactors

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 5:56 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan eyes new standards for key farm exports

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:35 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Tokyo and City of London agree to enhance financial partnership

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:10 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Decommissioned reactors to be used for studying deterioration

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 10
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

TEPCO to halve branches, reassign thousands

  • December 4, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:27 p.m.
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SECURITY

Senior Okinawa Marine officer says “fatal accident was caused by individual”

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan boosting missile defense to face North Korean threat

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:20 a.m.
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SECURITY

Unauthorized Osprey drills conducted on U.S. Army base in Okinawa

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 1
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SECURITY

NPA report refers to possibility of terrorist attack in Japan

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 37
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SECURITY

Public, private to conduct joint cyber defense drill

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

80% of government websites at risk of unauthorized access

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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SECURITY

U.S., Japan conduct air drills

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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SECURITY

USS Ronald Reagan returns to Yokosuka

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

NTA to be returned to landowners

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Diet members visit Yasukuni Shrine

  • December 5, 2017
  • , NHK
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec 4, 2017

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

Gov’t draws up 2 tril. yen package for education, child-care support

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 8:49 p.m.
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POLITICS

Outline of gov’t’s 2 trillion yen package for education, childcare support

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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POLITICS

Bid for reelection as LDP president in 2018 behind Abe’s policy package

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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POLITICS

Abe deflects grilling on Moritomo, Kake issues at special Diet session

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Emperor abdication may affect timing of constitution reform

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 10:15 a.m.
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POLITICS

Kuroda denies discussing with Abe his reappointment as BOJ chief

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:27 p.m.
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POLITICS

Upper House adopts unanimous motion to condemn DPRK

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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OPINION POLLS

Highlights of the November 2017 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • December 1, 2017
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1538] – pp. 8–11
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Gov’t-backed fund, businesses to invest 10 bil. yen in space venture

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:02 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Japanese students shying away from studying in U.S.

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Asahi evening edition , Lead
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EDUCATION

Japanese students steer clear of U.S.

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Asahi evening edition
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TV PROGRAMS

China’s shift to renewable energy

  • December 4, 2017
  • , NHK
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