December 15, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 15, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 15, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan expands unilateral sanctions on N. Korea

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Reason for comfort women statue installed in San Francisco

  • December 14, 2017
  • , Asahi digital , WebRonza
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe conveys concerns to Myanmar president over human rights violations

  • December 14, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:51 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Number of the year

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe discusses North Korea with UN chief

  • December 15, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe mentions trilateral training by U.S., Japan, South Korea

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to deepen security partnership

  • December 15, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Poll shows Chinese public views Japan more favorably than before

  • December 15, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe bids farewell to Russian envoy to Japan

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe to visit Eastern Europe

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Aircraft to accelerate development of MRJ

  • December 15, 2017
  • , NHK
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ECONOMY

High court blocks restart of Ehime nuclear reactor, cites volcano risk

  • December 13, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 09:18 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Concerns over JICA’s fund shortage frightens industry group

  • December 17, 2017
  • , p. 27
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Dysfunction of WTO becomes pronounced

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

USFJ completely lifts alcohol ban

  • December 15, 2017
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Governor calls for suspension of flights by all U.S. military aircraft in Okinawa

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Pentagon spokesman offers apology for fallen window incident

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

USFJ relaxes liberty, alcohol consumption policies

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa police inspect CH-53E involved in incident

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

Okinawa governor lodges protest over helicopter incident

  • December 15, 2017
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 14, 2017

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gov’t seeking to double AI budget to over 100 billion yen

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Sankei , Lead
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Cartoon: Democratic Party

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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POLITICS

Japan pledges $2.9 bil. for universal health coverage

  • December 14, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:23 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Dramatic drop in negative views among Japan, China public on bilateral ties, poll

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

Middle-aged cohort sees salaries drop

  • December 14, 2017
  • , NHK
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