December 20, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 20, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 20, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea may have begun tests to load ICBM with anthrax

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, South Korean foreign ministers discuss comfort women, North Korea

  • December 20, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. releases new National Security Strategy

  • December 20, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Poll: North Korea seen as military threat to U.S., Japan

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Pakistan and Japan agree to boost cooperation against terrorism

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 10:47 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Mizuho researcher talks about mega FTAs, U.S. return to TPP

  • December 15, 2017
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 2
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ECONOMY

TPP 11 to cut Japan’s farm output by up to 150 bil. yen: estimate

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:52 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to release new PCI from March

  • December 19, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:26 p.m.
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SECURITY

Suga says North Korea behind cyberattacks in May

  • December 20, 2017
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa enraged by swift resumption of CH-53E operations at Futenma

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Victim of robbery involving two Okinawa Marines to file suit for damages

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

LDP to study whether it is necessary to revise SOFA to ensure safety

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 30
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SECURITY

Gov’t approves revised guidelines for citizens’ protection in armed attacks

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

Saga city council approves of Osprey deployment

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 3
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SECURITY

Coast Guard to be given more patrol boats, jet planes

  • December 19, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

U.S. Navy “fully prepared” for N. Korea threat: top official

  • December 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:06 p.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Long-range cruise missiles for the SDF’s arsenal

  • December 19, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

GOJ officially decides to deploy Aegis Ashore system

  • December 20, 2017
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SECURITY

U.S. military resumes CH-53E helicopter flights in Okinawa

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

Japan’s missile defense system is costly but not fail-proof

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan gov’t to draw up 6-level cyberattack severity criteria

  • December 17, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
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SECURITY

Taiwan, Japan begin maritime cooperation talks in Taipei

  • December 19, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:38: p.m.
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 19, 2017

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Key bills to be deliberated at Diet session opening on Jan. 22

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Animosity rekindled between LDP Nikai, Kishida factions

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Abe renews resolve to effectuate revised Constitution by 2020

  • December 19, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:32 p,m.
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SCIENCE

Up to 40% chance of M9 quake off Hokkaido within 30 years: researchers

  • December 19, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
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SCIENCE

Indian and Japanese teams in unique collaboration for lunar probe contest

  • December 19, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Taiwanese man struggles to keep life with same-sex partner

  • December 16, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:30 a.m.
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