December 21, 2017

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 21, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 21, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan House promotion center partially opens in L.A.

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:14 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Vladimir’s long game

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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INTERNATIONAL

Susan Thornton appointed top U.S. diplomat in charge of East Asia

  • December 20, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Misgivings emerge about weakened deterrence against DPRK

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Kono says Abe’s attendance at PyeongChang Olympics difficult

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Russia voices opposition to Aegis Ashore deployment

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

MOFA issues statement condemning cyberattack by North Korea

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ to pay UNESCO dues

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

ANALYSIS: Brexit Britain may struggle to better Japan-EU free trade deal

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:09 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Singapore and Malaysia open bidding for historic railway link

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:03 p.m.
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ECONOMY

China set to allow Japanese companies to issue panda bonds

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren also calls for corporate tax cut in light of imminent U.S. tax cut

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Japan tourism picks up in November to notch record

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:44 a.m.
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

TPP11, Japan-EU EPA to increase GDP by almost $120 billion

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Japan gov’t urged to curb “rampant” illegal ivory exports to China

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawan company to start collecting U.S. base garbage on Dec. 21

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 1
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SECURITY

Okinawa assembly unanimously adopts resolution of protest

  • December 21, 2017
  • , NHK, NTV, TV Asahi
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SECURITY

Okinawa demands suspension of U.S. military flights over schools

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 12:43 p.m.
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SECURITY

Consul general meets with All Okinawa Council members

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan cybersecurity survey finds 20,000 fake shopping sites

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Number of U.S. military’s criminal offenses increases by 14 from year earlier

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 31
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SECURITY

Cartoon: U.S. military aircraft

  • December 19, 2017
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

Playground of primary school near Futenma to remain closed

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

GOJ to trim budget for Okinawa

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Tokyo Shimbun
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 20, 2017

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP divided over how far war-renouncing Article 9 should be changed

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:26 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP to continue discussions on revision of Article 9

  • December 21, 2017
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OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

161 fake 100-dlr bills found in Tokyo

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 12:29 p.m.
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