January 18, 2018

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Noon news

  • January 18, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 18, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Ministers agree at Vancouver meeting to strengthen pressure on DPRK

  • January 17, 2018
  • , All national papers evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Tillerson comments on comfort women issue

  • January 17, 2018
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Kono rejects South Korea’s call for additional measures for comfort women issue

  • January 17, 2018
  • , All national papers evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Minister in charge of abductions plans to visit U.S.

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Australian prime minister to attend Japan’s NSC meeting

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

TPP 11 in final coordination to freeze 22 items in bid to sign accord in early March

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-U.S.-ROK unity against North Korea dampened by North-South talks

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Thailand suggests slower bullet train amid high cost estimate

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. consistent in support for Japan, ROK comfort women accord: CCS Suga

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan-ROK foreign ministerial in Vancouver, Jan. 17

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Philippine Pres. vows to take step on comfort women statue

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 11:46 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERVIEW: Japan wants meaningful dialogue with N. Korea on abductions

  • January 17, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 9:30 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Two men suspected of illegal exports to North Korea

  • January 17, 2018
  • , Asahi evening edition , p. 10
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Distance from Abe: Xi can’t hide his mistrust of Japan under smile

  • January 17, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese lawmaker heads for Indonesia on 60th diplomatic anniv.

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:26 a.m.
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ECONOMY

U.S. shipping company celebrates launching new service connecting Naha

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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ECONOMY

Transportation Secretary Chao holds talks with Transport Minister Ishii

  • January 17, 2018
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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ECONOMY

U.S. firm to supply coal to new power plants in Fukushima

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 12:34 p.m.
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SECURITY

Australian PM Turnbull in Japan for security, defense talks with Abe

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:49 a.m.
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SECURITY

Evacuation drill held at elementary school near MCAS Futenma

  • January 18, 2018
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Japan, India conduct joint coast guard exercises

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Gov’t to draft new cybersecurity strategies within fiscal year

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 16-17, 2018

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Alliance negotiations between 2 Japanese opposition parties break down

  • January 17, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 5:04 p.m.
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POLITICS

CDPJ forms new parliamentary group in Upper House

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Foreign Minister Kono gradually showing his imprint

  • January 15, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Japan successfully launches low-cost Epsilon rocket for 3rd time

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 4:49 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan’s crime rate hits record low amid plunge in thefts

  • January 18, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 2:58 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Sumo scandal

  • January 14, 2018
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 9
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