April 1, 2019

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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 1, 2019
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AMBASSADOR

INTERNATIONAL

Kono suggests need to end reversal of Japanese names in English

  • March 29, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 09:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Enhance response capabilities through unit deployment on islands

  • March 31, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 07:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump comments on sanctions against DPRK

  • March 31, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK calls Madrid embassy raid a “terrorist attack”

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to benefit from U.S. becoming largest oil producer

  • March 31, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Big manufacturers’ sentiment worsens in March: BOJ Tankan

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 12:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Bumpy ride feared in Japan as new visa types issued to ease labor crunch

  • March 31, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Foreign workers are on the way, but are Japanese businesses ready?

  • March 31, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

IHI finds 6,340 improper engine checks, reprimanded by gov’t

  • March 29, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 09:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan construction industry watchdog to keep foreign workers safe

  • March 29, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 06:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

USTR takes issue with Japan’s agricultural tariffs

  • March 31, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Gov’t to urge China to address its concerns about forced tech transfer

  • March 30, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SDF’s protection of U.S. forces increases eight-fold

  • March 30, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Defense equipment agency to integrate its functions into research center

  • March 31, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 31, 2019

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 30, 2019

  • March 31, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 29, 2019

  • March 30, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for April 1-7

  • March 31, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 01:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga 99% certain there will not be double election

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Women make up only 12% of candidates in upcoming prefectural assembly elections

  • March 30, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Editorial: Democracy in peril as so many local assembly seats uncontested

  • March 30, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 01:20 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

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

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Saitama University Social Survey Research Center
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SCIENCE

Research whaling in Southern Ocean comes to an end

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Noon news

  • April 1, 2019
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SOCIETY

Japan unveils dawn of the ‘Reiwa’ era

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:49 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese public welcomes “Reiwa” as new era name

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 03:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan names new era beginning May 1 “Reiwa”

  • April 1, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 02:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Basketball: Japan granted host nation spots for 2020 Olympic Games

  • March 31, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 12:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympics: Olympic, Paralympic flags return to Tokyo

  • March 30, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 07:45 p.m.
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