May 18, 2018

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  • May 18, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 18, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump reportedly hints at providing political safeguards to DPRK regime

  • May 18, 2018
  • , NTV, TBS, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

First female CIA director confirmed

  • May 18, 2018
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan foreign minister to visit Latin America, U.S.

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:37 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. must fulfill its responsibility to ease tensions in the Middle East

  • May 17, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:43 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

S. Korea to set up research institute on comfort women in Aug.

  • May 17, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 9:10 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

USG official cites merits of American LNG to buyers

  • May 16, 2018
  • , Jiji , 9:11 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Abe: “U.S.’s return to TPP a benefit”

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Trade strategy impasse (Part 3): Dilemma in rule-making

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Abe sees hope for Trump change of heart on TPP

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:57 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Outline of draft of new Basic Energy Plan

  • May 17, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Editorial: METI’s new energy agenda is still powered by old thinking

  • May 18, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun
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ECONOMY

Jointly built container port opens in Vietnam’s Haiphong

  • May 17, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Only 0.5% of Japan’s catch quota for juvenile bluefin tuna remains

  • May 17, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Japan mulls countermeasures against U.S. tariffs on steel

  • May 18, 2018
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ECONOMY

Bill to approve TPP-11 to clear Lower House today

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SECURITY

Japan extends SDF dispatch to U.N. mission headquarters in S. Sudan

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:31 p.m.
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SECURITY

Iwakuni: Local communities and the U.S. base – The SOFA Hurdle (Part 4)

  • April 18, 2018
  • , Chugoku Shimbun digital
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SECURITY

Defense Secretary Mattis plans to visit Japan

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 17, 2018

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

Edano mulls no-confidence motion

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

Cartoon: Work-style reform

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Ruling, opposition parties apart on revision of referendum law

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SCIENCE

IBM selects Keio to host first quantum computing hub in Asia

  • May 17, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Japan on U.S. list of nations noncompliant with Hague Treaty

  • May 17, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 8:33 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Number of visitors to Japan top 10 M. at fastest pace

  • May 17, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 10:09 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Abe proposes including IT-related subject in university admission tests

  • May 18, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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TV PROGRAMS

“Unconventional” royal marriage in the UK

  • May 17, 2018
  • , NHK
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