December 6, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 6, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 6, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan throws cold water on U.S.-led dialogue on N. Korea

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China move closer to setting up E. China Sea hotline

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Survey of newspaper editorials on North Korea’s launch of new ICBM

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan offers fresh aid to Madagascar to improve food, water supply

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: DPRK missile tests

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Mixed expectations for UN “intervention” in Korean Peninsula crisis

  • December 6, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan rejects UN Command meeting on DPRK

  • December 6, 2017
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ECONOMY

Japan eyes easy consumer access to personal data

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:11 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Operator submits 30-yr plan to scrap trouble-prone Monju reactor

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Jiji , 11:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mizuho Bank to open office in Dallas

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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ECONOMY

JAL invests $10 mil. in supersonic jet developer Boom

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

“Japan has loopholes” in ivory trading

  • December 4, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Gov’t to simplify duty-free system for foreign tourists in Japan

  • December 5, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Cartoon: The tarnished Japan brand

  • December 3, 2017
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 9
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SECURITY

MOD official confirms Japan to pay 2.2 billion yen for rebuilding Henoko ammo depot

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Gov’t to seek funds for cruise missile in FY2018 budget

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Sankei , Lead
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SECURITY

Japan eyes air-to-surface missiles that would put North Korea in range

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

ICBM may have a range of more than 10,000 km: DM Onodera

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SECURITY

Waste disposal company to make decision on garbage collection on U.S. bases today

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 1
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japanese defense stocks poised for offensive in a dangerous world

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Ministry to procure new air-to-surface missiles

  • December 6, 2017
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

SECURITY

USS McCain arrives in Japan

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 5, 2017

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Moritomo and Kake scandals

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

Japan Diet panel resumes debate on amending Constitution

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Cabinet support strong in Western Japan

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

New engine could make or break Japan’s rocket program

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:40 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

“Unconscious biases” hinder women’s empowerment

  • November 8, 2017
  • , NHK , Online 6:29 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Visa overstayer from China plans lawsuit over being set on fire

  • December 5, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 04:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gov’t to allow foreign technical interns to work in Japan after passing nursing care exam

  • December 5, 2017
  • , Mainichi evening edition , p. 12
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TV PROGRAMS

Shoplifting by Vietnamese students on the rise

  • December 5, 2017
  • , NHK
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