December 26, 2018

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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 26, 2018
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Top ROK diplomat hints at delay of settlement of dispute over requisitioned workers

  • December 26, 2018
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Mattis resignation raises concerns about lack of check on Trump

  • December 24, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:44 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan sinks to No. 3 contributor to U.N. as China rises

  • December 23, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 2:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

With six months to go until G20 summit in Osaka, Japan sets out its agenda

  • December 23, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan says S. Korean warship locked radar “multiple times”

  • December 25, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 4:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

DPFP lays out SOFA revision proposal

  • December 23, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

FOCUS: Quitting whaling commission is risky gambit by Japan

  • December 22, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 10:16 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Quitting the IWC a shortsighted move on the part of Japan

  • December 24, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan, Japan to hold maritime cooperation talks in Tokyo this week

  • December 24, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 7:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan pledges support for Indonesia over volcano-caused tsunami

  • December 24, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 5:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Morocco agree to cooperate

  • December 26, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Share of Japanese describing relations with U.S. as “good” decreases

  • December 22, 2018
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan to resume commercial whaling next summer

  • December 26, 2018
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ECONOMY

Noon news

  • December 26, 2018
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ECONOMY

Editorial: 100 trillion yen draft budget clouds Japan’s fiscal future

  • December 22, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

FOCUS: Japan drags feet on fiscal consolidation

  • December 21, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 3:22 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt OKs 2.7-T.-yen extra budget for FY 2018

  • December 21, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 12:24 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Opinion poll & results of Nikkei survey of 100 major companies

  • December 21, 2018
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , pp. 13–14
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

With TPP in mind, budget allocated for support of farmers

  • December 26, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Japanese, U.S. firms tie up to develop cultured meat

  • December 25, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 12:39 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Govt compiles guidelines for ESG investments

  • December 24, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsui confirms talks for stake in Russian LNG project

  • December 23, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:08 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Long-awaited Mitsubishi jet has one last hurdle to clear

  • December 22, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:09 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Osaka, Wakayama, Nagasaki to submit IR business plans: government survey

  • December 23, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 26
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

5% more Japanese firms operating in India in 2018

  • December 25, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:44 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Fed must take flexible approach to navigate crucial financial phase

  • December 21, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 7:34 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Most Kyoto firms have no plans to add foreign workers, survey finds

  • December 23, 2018
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

USTR to seek discussions with Japan on currency exchange

  • December 22, 2018
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan to announce decision to withdraw from IWC

  • December 26, 2018
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Civic group filing suit over Ginowan Mayor’s boycott of Futenma referendum

  • December 26, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

EXCLUSIVE: AWACS plane use eyed for Izumo after revamp to de facto aircraft carrier

  • December 24, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 9:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan wants to sell old F-15s to US to fund F-35 purchases

  • December 24, 2018
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

FOCUS: Okinawan-Hawaiian activist seeks U.S. support in halting air base work

  • December 23, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Assemblies of 3 Okinawa cities reject referendum-related budgets

  • December 20, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 9:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Referendum on base in Okinawa should be open to all voters

  • December 25, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to develop communication detection system against malicious programs

  • December 25, 2018
  • , The Japan News , 4:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Ministry decides not to ask contractors for payment moratorium

  • December 22, 2018
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SECURITY

MOD announces recruitment of women to crew subs

  • December 22, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 35
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SECURITY

Japan’s relevant ministers mum on Putin’s comments on Northern Territories

  • December 22, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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SECURITY

Japan concerned about departure of Defense Secretary Mattis

  • December 22, 2018
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

ROK warship directs fire-control radar at Japanese plane

  • December 22, 2018
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SECURITY

GOJ to bypass prefectural government when providing subsidies to Okinawa towns

  • December 22, 2018
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SECURITY

Ginowan mayor announces plan to skip referendum on Henoko project

  • December 26, 2018
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

U.S., Japan, UK conduct joint training

  • December 24, 2018
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 25, 2018

  • December 26, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 24, 2018

  • December 25, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 23, 2018

  • December 24, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 22, 2018

  • December 23, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 21, 2018

  • December 22, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Economy minister Seko tapped to oversee 2025 Osaka Expo

  • December 22, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Osaka Governor, Mayor mulling moving up elections to April

  • December 24, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Abe to enter his seventh year in office

  • December 26, 2018
  • , All national papers
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OPINION POLLS

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

  • December 26, 2018
  • , Saitama University Social Survey Research Center
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SOCIETY

Olympics: 2020 organizers announce unchanged 1.35 tril. yen budget

  • December 21, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 3:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

“My husband was tricked,” Mrs. Kelly

  • December 26, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 29
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SOCIETY

Japan compiles 1st white paper on support measures for ex-cons

  • December 21, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 11:44 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Estimated No. of babies born in Japan in 2018 drops to record low

  • December 21, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 4:44 p.m.
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