July 20, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • July 20, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • July 20, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan names new ambassadors to Israel, 5 other countries

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 9:33 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Britain sets up task force, plans to hold hearings in preparation for joining TPP

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Koreas agree to cooperate in recovery of remains from Japan

  • July 19, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Positions of countries/regions interested in TPP-11

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan, EU, Canada oppose proposed U.S. duties on imported cars

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 9:39 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

U.S. tariffs will hit Toyota, Subaru, and Mazda hard

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan, EU should use EPA to be standard-bearers for free trade

  • July 19, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Inpex Corporation plans to forgo bidding for Azadegan oil field project

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Asahi Kasei to buy U.S. auto interior maker for $1.06 billion

  • July 19, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Ex-MOF official: G20 should focus on correcting unfair trade

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Japan’s 5-year worker visa extended to manufacturing

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:24 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan extends tuna fishing quotas to larger bluefin

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:11 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TPP-11 nations agree on procedures for accepting new members

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense white paper: “DPRK’s nuclear threat remains in place”

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Ginowan Mayor reports on U.S. trip

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Carrying knives onto trains to be banned under new security steps

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa governor to rescind landfill permit

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 19, 2018

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

Japan faces $2bn price tag for flood rebuilding

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:50 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gov’t unofficially decides to tap Okamoto as new top finance official

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Cartoon: “Zero” movements

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Revival of professional wrestling in Japan

  • July 19, 2018
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

U.S. Marines from Iwakuni volunteer for cleanup in flood disaster areas

  • July 20, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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