May 29, 2018

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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 29, 2018
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Hagerty hikes historic Nakasendo road

  • May 27, 2018
  • , Chunichi Shimbun
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AMBASSADOR

U.S. ambassador visits Kiso, walks 8km to Tsumago

  • May 27, 2018
  • , Chunichi Shimbun Shinshu edition
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AMBASSADOR

U.S. ambassador walks the Old Nakasendo

  • May 27, 2018
  • Shimin Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Will the U.S. -DPRK summit happen?

  • May 27, 2018
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. auto tariffs test Japan’s ability to conduct economic diplomacy

  • May 26, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese government reacts to May 26 inter-Korean summit

  • May 27, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan-Russia joint news conference, May 27

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Path still unclear over northern territories issue

  • May 28, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-Indonesia joint venture set to start port construction in July

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

A letter to President Moon Jae-in

  • May 28, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Vietnam president hails Japan’s cooperation on S. China Sea

  • May 25, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 8:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan to hold summit prior to U.S.-DPRK meeting

  • May 29, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., North Korean leaders may hold summit on June 12 after all

  • May 28, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

Senior USG officials enter North Korea for talks

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Kono considering visit to Singapore

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Abe, President Putin agree to support U.S.-DPRK summit 

  • May 27, 2018
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Poll: 68% say Japan should hold summit with DPRK

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan protests ROK politician’s trip to disputed outcrops

  • May 29, 2018
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Abe criticizes U.S. steel tariffs at International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg

  • May 26, 2018
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Nissan to cut North American production by up to 20%

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan committed to October 2019 tax hike, draft document shows

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 07:06 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s casino market can top Singapore, says Las Vegas executive

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan, China, S.Korea discuss 5G

  • May 28, 2018
  • , NHK , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

APEC trade ministers fail to agree on multilateral trade system

  • May 26, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to offer aid for Indian Ocean ports

  • May 25, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 11:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Wakayama’s governor all-in on casino resort bet

  • May 27, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Abe comments on U.S. idea to raise auto import tariffs

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

USS Ronald Reagan departs for Iwakuni

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Fuji TV
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SECURITY

SECURITY

LDP calls for multipurpose aircraft “Mother Ship”

  • May 25, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 10:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

NATO’s No. 2 to join Asia security forum amid N. Korea nuclear woes

  • May 27, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 2:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Panel requests integrating ex-U.S. military land into Okinawa park

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 1:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: System to preserve, protect remote border islands urgently needed

  • May 27, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by China

  • May 27, 2018
  • , Asahi, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Noon news

  • May 29, 2018
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 28, 2018

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 26-27, 2018

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 25-26, 2018

  • May 27, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 24-25, 2018

  • May 26, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Gov’t mulls extending Diet session until late June or early July

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 3:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe becomes Japan’s 3rd-longest-serving Prime Minister

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 12:18 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe takes a pratfall

  • May 27, 2018
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 9
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe’s Diet agenda

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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POLITICS

Public approval for Abe cabinet drops slightly to 42%

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Diet session likely to be extended through early July

  • May 29, 2018
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Former PM Nakasone turns 100

  • May 27, 2018
  • , All national papers
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OPINION POLLS

53% of Japanese public snubs Abe as scandals grind on, Nikkei poll

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:15 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Nikkei Digital

  • May 27, 2018
  • , Nikkei digital , 6:00 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Ishiba favored candidate for next LDP president, Mainichi poll

  • May 28, 2018
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • May 28, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Govt sees fall in refugee applications

  • May 26, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Mitsubishi Motors broke rules on foreign trainees

  • May 27, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 5:36 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Vietnam pres. seeks cooperation with Japan over trainee issues

  • May 25, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 6:24 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Net use on smartphones surpasses use on PCs for 1st time in Japan

  • May 25, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 5:36 p.m.
  • English Press

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