August 20, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 20, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 20, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan eyes economic aid to N. Korea in policy overhaul

  • August 18, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Trans-Siberian Railway eyed for freight route with Russia

  • August 18, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:28 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kono calls for increasing members joining arms trade treaty

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Komeito chief to visit China in September

  • August 18, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Experts hold symposium in Tokyo on arms transfers

  • August 19, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

UN committee discusses ‘comfort women’

  • August 18, 2018
  • , NHK , NHK WORLD 5:50 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks removal of latest ‘comfort woman’ statue in Taiwan

  • August 18, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ambassador Harris meets with senior DPRK diplomat

  • August 18, 2018
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese President XI likely to visit DPRK next month

  • August 19, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Chinese leaders likely to meet in November to ease trade friction 

  • August 18, 2018
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

U. S. alarmed by China’s rapid arms buildup

  • August 18, 2018
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Defense chief to visit India, Sri Lanka

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Kono meets with incoming Mexican leader

  • August 19, 2018
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Ex-Chinese vice minister pessimistic about trade talks with U.S.

  • August 18, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Fukushima tsunami plans to be expedited at stricken N-plant

  • August 19, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:34 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Osaka leaders revel as casinos bid for attention

  • August 18, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Heavy to introduce world’s largest wind turbine

  • August 17, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s trade policy being tested in talks with U.S.

  • August 19, 2018
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Local Diet member Tamaki likely to run in Okinawa gubernatorial election

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

Japanese defense chief kicks off tour of India and Sri Lanka

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:39 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan to reinforce remote island defense

  • August 18, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawa referendum could bring clarity

  • August 19, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa vice governor given power to decide when to withdraw Henoko landfill permit

  • August 19, 2018
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Governor Onaga allegedly named two people as his possible successor

  • August 19, 2018
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

GOJ to seek compensation if Henoko landfill permit revoked

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

GSDF to launch cyberwarfare unit in Kyushu

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

GOJ to use AI to detect suspicious ships

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 19, 2018

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 18, 2018

  • August 19, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 17, 2018

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

Ginowan mayoral election to be held on the same day as gubernatorial election

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Polls indicate rising interest in improvement of social security

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

Ishiba criticizes Abe for pushing to revise Article 9

  • August 18, 2018
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OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

Foreign interns face specter of abuse at labor-hungry Kumamoto quake sites

  • August 18, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
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