January 4, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 4, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 4, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korean leader meets with former “comfort women”

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 6:29 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korean airline reduces number of Pyongyang-Beijing flights

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 1:12 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., DPRK held secret talks in Beijing in December

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Inter-Korean border hotline reopened after about two years

  • January 4, 2018
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Japan’s foreign direct investment holdings double in 5 years

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:24 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Tepco mulls joint reactor checkup with other utilities to cut costs

  • January 3, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 8:29 p.m.
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ECONOMY

UK considering joining TPP

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SECURITY

Okinawa leader to propose alternatives to FRF construction

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine Corps deleted description of resident detention facility from HP

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SECURITY

SECURITY

GOJ to launch SDF headquarters for cyber and space defense

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 3, 2018

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Major topics for Komeito’s constitutional amendment discussions

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP to propose changing dates of committee meetings at regular Diet session

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Opposition CDPJ bringing nuclear energy debate back to the Diet

  • January 3, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Keidanren maintains close ties, aligns policies with Abe administration

  • December 29, 2017
  • , pp. 21-22
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POLITICS

JCP using online tools to soften its “straitlaced image”

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Planned bill to deal with low representation of women in politics

  • January 3, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 6:14 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Majority says revision of Article 9 “unnecessary,” Nihon Yoron Chosakai poll

  • January 3, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Nihon Yoron Chosakai Poll on the Constitution

  • January 3, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

Japan sees record number of women in management

  • January 4, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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EDUCATION

Survey finds poverty widens academic gap at around 4th grade

  • December 30, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 23
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