December 13, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 13, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 13, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t remains tight-lipped about Northern Territories

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK unresponsive to U.S. proposal for bilateral summit

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Top Japanese, ROK diplomats discuss forced labor dispute

  • December 13, 2018
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ECONOMY

U.S. firm pitches plan to build casino resort in Osaka

  • December 12, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 4:47 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s plutonium stockpile may increase by 1.3 tons

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Public interest in U.S. fading with Heisei era drawing to an end

  • December 11, 2018
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 2
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan-EU EPA to take effect in February

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

U.S. military admits involvement in “stray bullet” incident in Nago in June

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Miyakojima city assembly adopts written opinion opposing referendum on Futenma relocation

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

S. Korea begins 2-day military drill near disputed islets

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:39 p.m.
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SECURITY

Gov’t eyes 25 trillion yen defense spending over next 5 years

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SECURITY

Outline draft for gov’t proposed Mid-Term Defense Program

  • December 12, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SECURITY

Japan, U.S. successfully test missile interceptor

  • December 12, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 11:01 a.m.
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SECURITY

Cartoon: Article 9 under attack

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

Cartoon: Full speed ahead!

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 16
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SECURITY

Chinese telecom equipment presents security concerns for Japan, world

  • December 12, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:02 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa governor to meet with Suga today

  • December 13, 2018
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SECURITY

Japan to procure 40 F-35Bs

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 12, 2018

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet support rate drops to 43%, Sankei-FNN poll

  • December 11, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SOCIETY

Law banning ticket scalping to take effect on June 14, 2019

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

Detecting child prostitution increasingly difficult in Japan: survey

  • December 11, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:49 p.m.
  • English Press

TRENDING@JAPAN

“Nara judgment” and “#MeToo,” “Men in love” and “eSports” among top buzzwords

  • December 13, 2018
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TRENDING@JAPAN

Tattoos are unfading, but not the taboo against them in Japan

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Asahi
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TRENDING@JAPAN

In an about-face, museums welcome shutter-bugs and conversationalists

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei , NTV
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