February 27, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 27, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 27, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Coast Guard cutters to help fight smuggling by North Korea

  • February 27, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

TPP can’t be redone to please U.S., Chilean president says

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:40 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan softens stance on prospect of “chat” with N. Korea: sources

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 2:06 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korean official reiterates readiness to hold talks with U.S.

  • February 27, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

USG to dispatch Coast Guard vessels in Western Pacific

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Senior Pentagon official comments on joint exercises with ROK

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Kono meets with U.S. politicians

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan mulls additional sanctions on N. Korea

  • February 26, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, U.S. take both hard and soft approaches toward N. Korea

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

“Comfort women” deal with Japan insufficient: S. Korean minister

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan protests S. Korea jab on “comfort women” deal at U.N. meeting

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 5:28 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Behavior of host nation called into question at Pyeongchang Olympics

  • February 26, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:25 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Gov’t mull regulating cryptocurrency capital raising

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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ECONOMY

Next year shapes up to be the dawn of 5G

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:33 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s Inpex renews contract in Abu Dhabi oilfield with smaller stake

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 07:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan drugmakers struggle to effectively invest in R&D

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

JA Zen-Noh sets up wagyu beef processing firm in U.S.

  • February 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Removal of spent fuel from Fugen reactor site pushed back 9 years

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 4:33 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Trailblazing Nagoya restaurant that accepts XEM cryptocurrency moves to Tokyo

  • February 26, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

FAA issues NOTAM on flights over Futenma school

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Ginowan assembly adopts resolution calling for suspension of Futenma operations

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SDF missile unit likely to be deployed in Okinawa

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

Japan mulls deploying antiship missile unit to Okinawa’s main island

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 1:15 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan successfully launches rocket carrying reconnaissance satellite

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 3:26 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Gov’t to build new SDF hospital in Saitama Pref.

  • February 26, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:43 p.m.
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POLITICS

Okinawa Minister Esaki to step down

  • February 27, 2018
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POLITICS

Gov’t eyes making permanent residency easier for “Cool Japan” talent

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 7:46 p.m.
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POLITICS

GOJ making plans for three casinos in Japan

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 26, 2018

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Ruling parties give up on passing FY18 budget on Feb. 27

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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POLITICS

233 more data flaws fuel controversy over work style reform

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 5:59 p.m.
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POLITICS

Okinawa minister Esaki resigns after stroke, succeeded by Fukui

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 10:08 p.m.
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POLITICS

Minister for Okinawa hospitalized again due to minor stroke

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 5:39 p.m.
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POLITICS

Ishiba willing to accept LDP constitutional revision proposal on Article 9

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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POLITICS

CDPJ focusing on local elections to consolidate support base

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

57% opposed to expansion of scope of discretionary work scheme, Mainichi poll

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 1
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support rate holds steady at 56%, Nikkei poll

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

44% approve of reappointment of BOJ Governor Kuroda, Nikkei poll

  • February 26, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Japan successfully launches reconnaissance satellite

  • February 27, 2018
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Japan clamps down on apparent job seekers applying for refugee status

  • February 27, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:01 p.m.
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SOCIETY

More body parts of missing woman discovered

  • February 27, 2018
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TV PROGRAMS

North Korea’s charm offensive

  • February 26, 2018
  • , NHK
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