August 5, 2019

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  • August 5, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 5, 2019
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AMBASSADOR

Bobby Valentine emerges as candidate for next U.S. Ambassador to Japan

  • August 1, 2019
  • , Sentaku , p. 18
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. tolerates short-range ballistic missiles, Abe told by Trump

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:44 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China, S. Korea arranging to hold 3-way summit in December

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 6:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe to visit France from Aug. 23 to attend G-7 summit

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:17 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of trilateral foreign ministerial among Japan, U.S. and ROK

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga: S. Korea’s criticism ‘groundless’

  • August 5, 2019
  • , NHK WORLD
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: S. Korea’s stance of avoiding reality undermines preferential trade status

  • August 3, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:28 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan, South Korea need to move swiftly to mend broken ties

  • August 3, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:40 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan protests Russia’s planned live-fire drills off disputed island

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:13 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, 15 others agree on 3 sectors in RCEP talks

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 2:04 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

RCEP negotiations under way amid escalating Japan-S. Korea trade row

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 4:22 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Abe diplomacy faces blocks on all fronts

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Mekong nations to create sustainable development framework

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 5:17 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Esper comments on coalition of the willing

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea continues to stage provocations

  • August 3, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Abe vacillates at the helm

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korea may conduct defense drills on Liancourt Rocks this month

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korean FTC imposes surcharges on four Japanese companies

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian premier visits Northern Territories

  • August 3, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Cool it down

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK remain at odds during trilateral foreign ministerial with U.S.

  • August 3, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan not likely to make concessions for South Korea

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Japan aims for early conclusion of the RCEP to keep the U.S. in check

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Japan Inc. to speed up China exit in response to more tariffs

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:46 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan proposes larger catch quotas for pacific bluefin tuna

  • August 2, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:47 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Will Fed’s ‘preemptive’ rate cuts succeed in sustaining business?

  • August 2, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:25 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: US Fed rate cut risks creating economic bubble

  • August 2, 2019
  • , The Mainichi
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Scrapping of Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant a chance to boost reconstruction

  • August 2, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:20 p.m.
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ECONOMY

U.S., Japanese trade officials wrap up Washington talks

  • August 4, 2019
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Expired INF treaty highlights need for U.S.-China-Russia framework

  • August 4, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:40 p.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Japan-U.S. pact remains strategic asset despite Trump’s view

  • August 5, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:25 p.m.
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SECURITY

Expert: Thorough preparations needed to deal with possible cyberattacks on Olympics

  • July 31, 2019
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 7
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SECURITY

U.S.-Japan defense ministerial talks to be held in Tokyo

  • August 3, 2019
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SECURITY

DOD chief mentions possible deployment of new missiles in Asia

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

Japan plans to establish SDF space unit in FY2020

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 4, 2019

  • August 5, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 3, 2019

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 2, 2019

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Aug. 5-11

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 12:57 p.m.
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POLITICS

LDP’s Nikai becomes longest-serving secretary general

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 5
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POLITICS

Why the farm vote still matters in Japan

  • August 4, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

Editorial: Diet members with disabilities critical for Japan’s future

  • August 4, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

Japan drafts “moonshot” research goals for state sponsorship

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
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POLITICS

Cartoon: If talks on constitutional amendment stall,…

  • August 4, 2019
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 14
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POLITICS

South Korea to take countermeasures against Japan’s export controls

  • August 3, 2019
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OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

Japan executes 2 death-row inmates over serial murders

  • August 2, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 4:40 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Women still can’t reach potential

  • August 3, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Olympics: Weather watchers record 30 C temps at marathon start

  • August 2, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:21 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Past participants in Japan’s lay judge system reveal its challenges

  • August 2, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Japan art festival halts exhibition of “comfort women” statue

  • August 3, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 11:48 p. m.
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