January 2, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 2, 2019
  • , NHK, TBS, Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 2, 2019
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

System for provision of fingerprints to begin next month

  • December 30, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 21
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Step taken in S. Korea to seize Japan firm’s assets over forced labor

  • January 2, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 11:32 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Southeast Asia ‘smart cities’ redesign roads and grids with Japan

  • January 1, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:09 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Comfort women statue erected in the Philippines

  • January 1, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Editorial: Tensions between artificial intelligence and democracy

  • January 1, 2019
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Business leaders want structural reform, innovation to move Japan forward

  • January 1, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 9:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese companies actively invest in natural gas-fired power generation in U.S.

  • January 1, 2019
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Gov’t to urge infrastructure data be kept on servers in Japan

  • January 2, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 5:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

National Defense Guidelines (Part 4): Three SDF branches to respond as one

  • December 31, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

National Defense Guidelines (Part 3): Attacking enemy base not included

  • December 29, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 31, 2018

  • January 1, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

New year’s reflection by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

  • January 1, 2019
  • , Kantei Website
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Political system still needs major fix 30 years after start of reform

  • January 2, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: The year the Abe administration refused to take responsibility

  • December 31, 2018
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

79% describe Heisei era as “era of peace,” NHK public opinion poll on Heisei era

  • January 1, 2019
  • , NHK digital , 7:05 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

NHK poll: 79% say “peace” characterized Heisei era

  • January 1, 2019
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

FOCUS: Paralympics pushing Japan to become more inclusive, accessible place

  • December 31, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympics: 2020 torches to be made of recycled aluminum from Fukushima

  • January 1, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 10:38 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Name of new era to be announced on April 1

  • January 1, 2019
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

New stadium for 2020 Games nearing completion

  • January 1, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press
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