March 20, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 20, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 20, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan-China-S. Korea summit eyed for early May

  • March 21, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 2:07 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

G-20 finance chiefs voice concern over protectionism

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Joint U.S.-ROK military drills to resume on April 1

  • March 20, 2018
  • , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Abe likely to visit U.S. in mid-April

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Abe welcomes Putin’s reelection

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Security advisers of U.S., Japan, ROK confirm close coordination against DPRK

  • March 19, 2018
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Putin’s win raises Japan’s hopes for progress on island row

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:26 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Caroline Kennedy sees Okinawa as key to security ties with Japan

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 3:25 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese foreign minister to visit Hong Kong in late March

  • March 19, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan products likely exempted from stiff U.S. tariffs: minister

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 1:17 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan logs goods trade surplus of 3.4 bil. yen in Feb.

  • March 19, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:04 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to fuel space startups with nearly $1bn funding pool

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

International commercial arbitration facility to be set up in Osaka

  • March 17, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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ECONOMY

GE wins major contract for 49 wind turbines in Japan

  • March 19, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Okinawa Marine admits to causing fatal DUI accident

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Transient aircraft uses Navy ramp at Kadena

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Defense Minister Onodera holds talks with senior U.S. military officers

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Japan to deploy F-35Bs

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

MSDF patrol plane makes precautionary landing at Kadena

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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SECURITY

Onaga expresses cautious stance on Futenma alternative plan

  • March 17, 2018
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Number of complaints about noise at Kadena hits record high

  • March 17, 2018
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 30
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SECURITY

Column: Japan must redefine exclusive self-defense

  • March 19, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 2:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan sets sights on carrier-based fighter jets

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:15 am JST
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 19, 2018

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Ruling parties alarmed by plunge in cabinet support ratings

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP removes “minimum strength” phrase from plan to amend Constitution

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 2:24 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP constitution headquarters postpones plenary meeting to March 22

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japanese pension data inputs subcontracted to Chinese firm

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 9:47 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Moritomo scandal

  • March 20, 2018
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet support rate plunges to 31% after files faked, Asahi poll

  • March 19, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:40 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • March 19, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
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EDUCATION

Instead of Todai, students starting to look abroad and at med school

  • January 7, 2018
  • , Nikkei digital
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