February 9, 2018

 Afternoon Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 9, 2018
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 9, 2018
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Vice President Pence sends warning to North Korea

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Vice President Pence, ROK President Moon discuss North Korea

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea rules out possibility of contact with U.S. during Olympics

  • February 8, 2018
  • , All national papers evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics

  • February 9, 2018
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Kono welcomes U.S. Nuclear Posture Review

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe leaves for Pyeongchang for talks with Moon, Olympics ceremony

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 10:40 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Xi says China will not seek hegemony: ex-Japan PM

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Intl community should not be misled by N. Korea’s conciliatory posture

  • February 8, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe meets with head of Mozambique national assembly

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Olympics offer rare contact with N. Korea leader’s powerful sister

  • February 9, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan sends quake rescue team, equipment to Taiwan

  • February 8, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:42 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Team Pence, Abe, and Moon

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Japan Inc. drawing on foreign units for growth

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:07 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t to extend copyright protection to 70 years

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Hitachi seeks Indian tie-up with eye on bullet train project

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

SECURITY

Sankei apologizes to 2 Okinawa papers over incorrect stories

  • February 8, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 6:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan regulator inspects multiple digital currency exchanges

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Coincheck loot being turned into bitcoin

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:07 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Consumers must be told the risks involved with cryptocurrency

  • January 31, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Hatoyama tells U.S. lawmakers “Henoko is not the only option”

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Exchange operator of virtual money flagrantly ignored user security

  • January 30, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Japan’s cryptocurrency exchanges need more stringent safety checks

  • January 31, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. Navy sends two Aegis ships to Far East

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

Japan seeks tougher cybersecurity for military contractors

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 06:20 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan studying advanced ship-based aircraft to prepare for deploying carrier

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

New Nago mayor vows to fulfill campaign pledges on first day in office

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 34
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Expanded duties could be behind frequent SDF aircraft accidents, experts say

  • February 8, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: SDF chopper crash may signal grave structural problems

  • February 8, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 8, 2018

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Column: Abe agonizes over attending PyeongChang Olympics opening ceremony

  • February 8, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Abe’s brother lauds his ability to make level-headed decisions

  • February 9, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Speed skater Nao Kodaira strives for perfection

  • February 8, 2018
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Japan records 42 victims of human trafficking in 2017

  • February 8, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Interview with experts: How should Japan face immigrants?

  • February 3, 2018
  • , p. 52 - 53
  • JMH Translation
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