December 14, 2018

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  • December 14, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 14, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

MOFA’s FY2019 budget to exceed 700 billion yen for first time in three years

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

FM Kono to visit Qatar

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Kono’s rebuff of media questions raises even more questions

  • December 13, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 02:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan lodges protest with ROK over military drill near Liancourt Rocks

  • December 14, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Mongolian leaders confirm cooperation over DPRK

  • December 14, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

Russia wants to discuss withdrawal of U.S. Forces from Japan in peace treaty talks

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Nikkei , NHK , Kyodo
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ECONOMY

Amazon Japan, Mercari join Keidanren

  • December 14, 2018
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ECONOMY

Gist of FY 2019 tax reform package approved by ruling parties

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 02:02 p.m.
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ECONOMY

INTERVIEW: Ex-USTR official expects vehicle quota on Japan

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 1:25 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan Post to invest $2.6bn to make U.S. insurer Aflac an affiliate

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 06:01 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Current economic expansion confirmed as 2nd longest in postwar Japan

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 01:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Marubeni invests in U.S. start-up developing self-driving delivery services

  • December 13, 2018
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 15
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan starts full-fledged landfill work to move U.S. base in Okinawa

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 08:03 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan plans to call for building of “multidimensional” defense force

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 05:28 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan’s F-35 orders to lift defense spending to new heights

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 04:50 a.m.
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SECURITY

Gist of Iwaya’s press remarks after his meeting with Okinawa Gov. Tamaki

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 3
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SECURITY

Ruling bloc OKs “Izumo” destroyer as aircraft carrier

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

Okinawa’s last-minute plea to stop landfill work for U.S. base fails

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 10:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SoftBank to remove existing Huawei equipment amid security concerns

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 04:34 p.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: U.S., China enter new phase in competing for technological hegemony

  • December 11, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SECURITY

Okinawa school kids flee 700 times from U.S. aircraft

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
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SECURITY

GOJ and Okinawa remain wide apart over Henoko landfill

  • December 14, 2018
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SECURITY

LDP working team approves draft national defense programs

  • December 14, 2018
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 13, 2018

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP Hosoda faction makes strategic preparation for post-Abe leadership

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gov’t OKs 7 tril. yen infrastructure plan to deal with disasters

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 01:11 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan space venture to launch satellite for artificial meteor shower

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 1:24 p.m.
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SOCIETY

174 foreign technical interns die in Japan in 2010-2017: ministry

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 07:41 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Int’l romancing scammers identify themselves as “U.S. servicemen”

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 11
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Year of misfortune

  • December 14, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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