December 20, 2018

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 20, 2018
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 20, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

FM Kono comments on his counterparts’ personalities

  • December 19, 2018
  • , NHK digital , 7:17 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Zambia agree to cooperate for TICAD VII

  • December 19, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 11:17 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Arctic emerges as collaboration hot spot for Japan and Russia

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:32 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kono airs hope to overcome difficulties in Japan-S. Korean ties

  • December 19, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to review ban on its citizens traveling to North Korea

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia to cooperate on Arctic development

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Declassified diplomatic records reveal Japan’s diplomacy toward U.S.

  • December 20, 2018
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Tokyo court rejects prosecutors’ request to extend Ghosn’s detention

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 2:29 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to withdraw from IWC to resume commercial whaling: sources

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 3:14 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Australia, NZ groups criticize Japan’s plans to withdraw from IWC

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s investment in Africa remains stagnant

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 13
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ECONOMY

Keidanren chief Nakanishi to head expo association

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 11
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ECONOMY

MAFF considering whether to withdraw from IWC

  • December 20, 2018
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Editorial: Enhance Self-Defense Forces’ readiness to cope with cyber-attacks

  • December 19, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 8:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Clarify intentions behind the new defense program

  • December 19, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Minister Iwaya visits MSDF’s Izumo escort ship

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 19, 2018

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Ruling, opposition parties to face an ordeal in Okinawa for by-election

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan’s top court rules vote weight gap in 2017 poll constitutional

  • December 19, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 10:33 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Nippon Ishin, Party of Hope to form joint group in Upper House

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

‘America 1st’ trade policy alienates Japanese, Yomiuri-Gallup poll

  • December 20, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 4:18 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • December 18, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Gov’t presents outline of law for Ainu people

  • December 20, 2018
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