August 31, 2018

 Afternoon Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 31, 2018
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 31, 2018
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump, PM Abe to hold summit on Sept. 25

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Asahi evening edition
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

FM Kono to visit Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Germany

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Jiji
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INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t scrambles to quiet down uproar over Trump’s alleged “Pearl Harbor” remark

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China agree to bolster economic cooperation amid trade war

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 6:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China confirm trade protectionism benefits no nation

  • August 30, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 9:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan halts Iran oil imports under U.S. pressure

  • August 30, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:28 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan wants economic survey with Russia this fall

  • August 31, 2018
  • , NHK , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

LDP chief Nikai meets with senior Chinese official in Beijing

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: U.S.-Japan relations

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese companies to halt Iranian oil imports

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

UN panel on discrimination urges Japan to find lasting solution to comfort women issue

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China agree on cooperation against trade protectionism

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Hitachi wins $840 mil. order for monorail system in Panama

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 7:13 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Decommissioning begins at Monju

  • August 30, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 08:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa retracts approval of landfill work for U.S. base transfer

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 8:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Record 5.3 tril. yen defense budget sought with missile shield system

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 4:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan scrutinizes China’s Huawei and ZTE over spying fears

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:04 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Taiwan, Japan should strengthen military relations: experts

  • August 30, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 9:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Government developing AI tech to monitor suspicious activity at sea

  • August 30, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 08:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Prepare for security threats to Japan from a long-term perspective

  • August 30, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 07:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Seiko Noda gives up on running in LDP presidential race

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Jiji
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 30, 2018

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Komeito Chief Yamaguchi likely to be reelected to 6th term

  • August 30, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 8:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Nonbinding law to test Japan’s political parties on gender equality

  • August 30, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP key person Koizumi maintains silence on presidential election

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Strength of floor groups in House of Representatives

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Cartoon: LDP presidential election

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Osaka High Court upholds male-only right to deny legal fatherhood status

  • August 30, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
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