December 26, 2017

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HEADLINES

Afternoon news

  • December 26, 2017
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HEADLINES

Morning News

  • December 26, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese minister to visit Vietnam next week for TPP talks

  • December 22, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. eyes multilateral defense ministers’ meeting on N. Korea

  • December 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan foreign minister embarks on Middle East tour

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 6:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Jerusalem issue should be settled through negotiations: Japan minister

  • December 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

South Korean media reports on possibility of North Korean “satellite” launch

  • December 26, 2017
  • , NTV, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Kono holds meetings with Israeli, Palestinian leaders

  • December 26, 2017
  • , NHK, TBS, Fuji TV
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: PM Abe

  • December 26, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Chinese ruling parties hold talks amid improving relations

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia’s Widodo says railway talks with Japan near conclusion

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

UN decides on new sanctions against DPRK

  • December 24, 2017
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Sugiyama likely to be tapped as envoy to Washington

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Top government spokesman comments on Sino-Japanese relations, DPRK

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Oil products smuggled into North Korea on high seas

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia to seal VFA 

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Poll shows drop in affinity with U.S. among Japanese

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Tokyo Shimbun
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, S. Korea envoys for 6-party talks agree to press Pyongyang

  • December 22, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 7:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

G-20 summit to be held in Osaka in 2019

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: UN Jerusalem vote shows lack of civility in Trump’s US

  • December 23, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Launch of Trump administration picked as top international story of 2017

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to set up permanent mission to NATO to counter North Korea

  • December 22, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Tighten net encircling N. Korea by further restricting oil supplies

  • December 24, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: New UN sanctions resolution a strong warning to N. Korea

  • December 25, 2017
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Stop pleading for Xi to visit Japan

  • December 25, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan pushes for March signing of TPP 11

  • December 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:37 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Abe, Phuc agree to sign new TPP early

  • December 22, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 5:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

New body launched to adjust rice supply-demand conditions

  • December 21, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 9:40 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Minister denies Japan is hotbed of illegal ivory exports

  • December 22, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 4:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa may hold plebiscite on Futenma relocation in tandem with gubernatorial race

  • December 24, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan, Australia aim for Jan. deal on VFA

  • December 25, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:15 p.m.
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SECURITY

Gov’t exploring appropriate defense capabilities after carrier report

  • December 26, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Ground-based Aegis must be steadily deployed under record defense budget

  • December 25, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Rapidly growing defense spending requires much closer scrutiny

  • December 23, 2017
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan uncertain of U.S. defense commitment to Senkakus

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

MOD looking to procure “carrier-borne” fighters

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Yomiuri, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

Northern Training Area returned to landowners

  • December 26, 2017
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Kadena airman arrested for DUI

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Ginowan school hit by hate calls after U.S. chopper incident

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 2:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

2020 Tokyo Olympics to use facial recognition for athletes, reporters

  • December 24, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

District, land owner decide to return U.S. military’s letter of appreciation

  • December 24, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 28
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SECURITY

Defense Minister inspects Okinawa school over U.S. chopper window accident

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 25, 2017

  • December 26, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 24, 2017

  • December 25, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 23, 2017

  • December 24, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 22, 2017

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

5 years on, Abe continues to dominate party, bureaucrats

  • December 25, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Expo, casinos and shinkansen at top of Kansai’s 2018 agenda

  • December 24, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Difference in views of own country’s ties with China, Yomiuri-Gallup poll

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

83% of Japanese pollees see North Korea as threat, Yomiuri-Gallup poll

  • December 20, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japanese rocket positions 2 satellites in different orbits

  • December 23, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 2:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Professional golfer Hideki Matsuyama

  • December 24, 2017
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Estimated number of babies born in Japan in 2017 falls to record low

  • December 22, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:47 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Yokosuka native Haruna Kamezaki attains the American dream

  • December 23, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
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