January 2, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 2, 2018
  • , NHK, TBS, Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 2, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Experts say U.S. could attack North Korea on March 18 or later

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: U.S. and China hold secret talks over the North Korean crisis

  • January 2, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Hong Kong tanker seized by ROK in November for smuggling oil into DPRK

  • December 30, 2017
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t seeks better China ties via Africa

  • December 31, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Five comfort women foundation directors to quit

  • December 31, 2017
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese cooperation eyed on African projects

  • December 31, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ROK foreign minister speaks by phone with Secretary Tillerson

  • December 30, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan plans to beef up economic cooperation with China

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan proposes trilateral summit with China, South Korea in Tokyo in April

  • December 30, 2017
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan serious about improving China relations: Chief Secretary Suga

  • December 29, 2017
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan loses seat on UN Security Council

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

China’s flagship daily front-pages Xi meeting with Japanese lawmakers

  • December 29, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 4:49 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

LDP, Komeito leaders make “considerable” achievements on China visit

  • December 30, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Wang seeks to boost exchanges with Japan

  • December 30, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 8:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China proposes talks aimed at easing Fukushima-linked food import ban

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 9:01 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

MOFA set to ease visa requirements for Indians

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t gears up support for Japanese willing to join int’l organs

  • December 30, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 11:19 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese economy showing signs of exiting deflation

  • January 2, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Workforce continues to grow despite population decline

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Business lobby chief vows to improve governance amid scandals

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 9:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to consider moving up schedule for bullet train launch in India

  • December 30, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan’s need for foreign labor to get dire as 2050 nears

  • December 31, 2017
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan eyes electronic-warfare jet, could jam missile bases

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa Marine sentenced to 20 years in prison for child abuse

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawa leader vows to thwart FRF construction

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

One in ten Marines based in Japan

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan studying SDF response to Korean Peninsula crisis: sources

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 9:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan considering procurement of additional F-35s

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Suga visits Okinawa to campaign for pro-FRF candidate

  • December 30, 2017
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

Rally held in Okinawa to protest fallen window incident

  • December 30, 2017
  • , Asahi
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POLITICS

Okinawa to look into alternatives to FRF construction

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Two U.S. base workers arrested in Okinawa for drunk driving

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 31, 2017

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 30, 2017

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 29, 2017

  • December 30, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

New Year’s reflection by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Kantei Website
  • English Press

POLITICS

Okinawa gubernatorial race to be crucial election in 2018

  • January 1, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe needs to focus on Japan’s future, not his reign in power

  • January 2, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP Nukaga faction said it may cooperate with Ishiba in presidential election

  • December 30, 2017
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Interview: Edano denies stronger election cooperation with JCP

  • December 29, 2017
  • , Jiji Press , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Plan to make Japan world leader in drug development

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Sankei , Lead story
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Number of new adults in Japan remains flat at 1.23 million

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Kyodo News , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

‘Hometown tax’ supports study abroad

  • December 30, 2017
  • , The Japan News , 7:34 p.m.
  • English Press
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