September 4, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 4, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 4, 2018
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AMBASSADOR

AMBASSADOR

Ambassador Hagerty looks back on his first year in Japan

  • September 2, 2018
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese automakers may increase U.S. production

  • September 2, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. downplaying of Asia is a concern

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Revived Japan-U.S. Governors Forum aims at creating another “alliance”

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 31
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INTERNATIONAL

Ex-envoy: “State Department had no voice”over North Korea

  • August 31, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan and China take first step toward joint infrastructure abroad

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 01:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign reporters decry China’s denial of access to media pools

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 8:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

PM Abe expresses confidence in improved ties with China

  • September 2, 2018
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Late U.S. Sen. McCain taught importance of global thinking

  • September 4, 2018
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump decides not to attend ASEAN, APEC summits

  • September 1, 2018
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Coordination underway for PM Abe to visit China on Oct. 23

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Russian military planes circumnavigate Japanese archipelago

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan names new ambassadors to Singapore, Slovenia

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 10:17 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Pakistan, Japan discuss bilateral ties and investment

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 10:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Utilize growing momentum for early conclusion of RCEP free trade talks

  • September 3, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:17 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kuroda has no plan to raise interest rates for some time

  • September 1, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:41 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan capital spending rises at fastest pace in decade in April-June

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:56 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Renesas chases $6bn deal for IDT to enhance self-driving chips

  • August 31, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese utilities stop funding for nuclear fuel reprocessing

  • September 2, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 9:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan, China agree to maintain multilateral trade system

  • September 1, 2018
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

WTO leader voices hope for dialogue with U.S.

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Sakima seeks early return of Futenma, but mum on relocation to Henoko

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Okinawa Marine arrested for alleged theft in Kyoto

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Editorial: Questionable for Okinawa govt to inflame hostility in gubernatorial race

  • September 3, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Revocation of Henoko permit raises issues for local autonomy

  • September 1, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan’s new marines to stage drills to deter China

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:23 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan Aegis ship to have SM-6 cruise missile interceptor

  • September 2, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 5:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Australian air force and ASDF to hold first joint drills in Japan

  • August 31, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Fishermen to claim 93 mil. yen in damages over U.S. jet’s tanks drop

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 6:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MOD plans housing construction for Yokosuka-based U.S. sailors

  • September 1, 2018
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

MSDF submarines to allow women in crew

  • August 31, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa revokes Henoko landfill permit

  • September 1, 2018
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

ATLA selects 20 applications for research projects with military applications

  • September 1, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SECURITY

MOD requests record-high defense budget

  • September 1, 2018
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

Japan cautious about regulating AI weapons

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 3, 2018

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 2, 2018

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 1, 2018

  • September 2, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 31, 2018

  • September 1, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Abe ready to tackle Japan’s retirement age and pension crunch

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:01 am
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe vows to lead fight against protectionism at LDP pre-election rally

  • September 3, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe indicates during SDF meeting intent to revise Constitution

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:07 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe seems intent on ignoring public’s concerns in LDP election

  • September 4, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s 2nd largest opposition party chooses chief amid low support

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 4:18 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe leads Ishiba in Mainichi poll

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

32% say Abe suitable for LDP president, 29% pick Ishiba, Mainichi poll

  • September 3, 2018
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

42% oppose U.S. Marine base relocation in Okinawa, Mainichi poll

  • September 3, 2018
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • September 3, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Trend in average cabinet support rate, Saitama University Social Survey Research Center

  • September 4, 2018
  • , Saitama University Social Survey Research Center
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japanese startup aims for commercial space travel in 2023

  • September 1, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Steps for swifter handover of kids in Hague treaty proposed

  • September 1, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Craft rules for handover of children with consideration for their welfare

  • September 3, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Number of asylum seekers drop for the first time in 8 years

  • September 1, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Police to test AI for better investigations

  • September 2, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 9:00 p.m.
  • English Press
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