December 8, 2017

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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 8, 2017
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AMBASSADOR

Deepening ties between U.S. and Japan through youth exchange, Ambassador Hagerty

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Kahoku Shimpo , p. 1
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AMBASSADOR

AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Hagerty visits Tohoku

  • December 7, 2017
  • , Sankei digital
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AMBASSADOR

INTERNATIONAL

Kono to begin 10-day trips to Middle East, Europe, U.S.

  • December 8, 2017
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

“Our sorrow was transformed into hope,” U.S. Ambassador at Miyagi Pref. Gov’t

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Kahoku Shimpo , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan closes in on infrastructure deal with Bangladesh

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan foreign minister to visit Middle East, Europe, U.S.

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:05 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan noncommittal on U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Trump’s Jerusalem decision is dangerous, fuels opposition

  • December 7, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: President Trump

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar president to visit Japan next week for health forum

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:46 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan eyes startup visa program to lure foreign businesses

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:43 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

“Seiron” column: Strengthen deterrence in Indo-Pacific

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Latvia agree to cooperate to rein in N. Korea

  • December 6, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:47 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Trilateral summit between Japan, China, South Korea unlikely this year

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

UN envoy meets with North Korean foreign minister

  • December 8, 2017
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ECONOMY

Japan trade minister to join WTO meeting, with e-commerce proposal

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:56 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan logs record current account surplus for Oct. of 2.18 tril. yen

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:32 a.m.
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Keidanren head calls for new reactor construction as future option

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Japan loses its appeal as a regional air hub

  • December 7, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:00 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to extend innovation fund’s mandate until 2034

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:20 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Tokyo starts to certify cruise ships as “homeported at Tokyo”

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 35
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Int’l panel agrees on looser regulations on tropical tuna fishing

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:33 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa furious over latest mishap involving U.S. military aircraft

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Proposed budget allocations relating to Ospreys’ deployment in Saga to be cut

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 3
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SECURITY

Okinawan high school students to present scientific research results

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 29
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SECURITY

Opinion: Terrorists targeting Tokyo Olympics

  • December 7, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 7
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Incident in which apparent U.S. aircraft part fell on kindergarten provokes local backlash

  • December 8, 2017
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POLITICS

Noon news

  • December 8, 2017
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 7

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Abe meets with Rengo chief on wage increase

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Amari re-emerging as a tough negotiator

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan gov’t fails to show grounds for Kake school plan approval

  • December 7, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 10:16 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Upper House member Kawada to join CDPJ

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Comparison of parties’ stances on Constitution

  • December 7, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to strengthen money-laundering guidelines

  • December 8, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:16 a.m.
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