August 22, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 22, 2018
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 22, 2018
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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AMBASSADOR

Sports diplomacy is a home run for the United States and Japan

  • August 21, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:37 p.m.
  • English Press

AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Hagerty watches Koshien high school baseball championship game

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 31
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AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Hagerty calls sports diplomacy a “home run”

  • August 21, 2018
  • , Asahi digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan makes its move in Indian Ocean power game

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:48 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China look to expand currency swap line to 3 tril. yen

  • August 21, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 6:27 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe plans Australia trip to bolster Indo-Pacific alliance

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

IAEA expresses concern about North Korea’s continued pursuit of nuclear development

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Prime Minister Abe to visit Australia in the fall

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

FY17 investment in startups increases for five consecutive years

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

Japan catches 177 whales for “research whaling” in northwest Pacific

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:23 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

CCS Suga pledges to create system to help international students find jobs

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

SECURITY

DOD OIG points out Marine aviation squadrons’ inaccurate reporting on aircraft readiness

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Editorial: Tokyo must face up to governors unanimous call for SOFA review

  • August 22, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. weapons purchases boost Japan’s defense spending

  • August 21, 2018
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

Gov’t developing system to detect suspicious ships with AI technology

  • August 20, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , Lead story
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SECURITY

ASDF’s F-15s to be modernized

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

MSDF to conduct joint drills with five Asian nations

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Japan, Sri Lanka confirm defense cooperation

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Ginowan deputy mayor to run in mayoral election

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

Japan to fortify electronic warfare capabilities

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 03:18
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan and China agree to set common charging standards for EVs

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 21, 2018

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Tepco, Hitachi and Toshiba in talks for 4-way nuclear alliance

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:03 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe’s dogmatic leadership style put to test in LDP race

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:41 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Komura becomes longest serving LDP vice president

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

Analysis of Yomiuri poll: Abe cabinet enjoys high support rate among men

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , pp. 1, 17, 18
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SOCIETY

Poll shows Japan is the most popular travel destination for Americans

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 32
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SOCIETY

Support group for Vietnamese residents in Japan established

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 3:06 p.m.
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