August 19, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 19, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 19, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Russians visit Hokkaido to start joint project amid territorial row

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 03:33 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese Americans protest treatment of immigrants

  • August 19, 2019
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Exports to S. Korea fall for 9 straight months

  • August 19, 2019
  • , NHK WORLD
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, S. Korea need to promote cooperation: Moon

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 12:14 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

S. Korea calls in Japanese diplomat over plans for Fukushima water

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:31 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: What legacy do Japan, South Korea want to leave for future?

  • August 17, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 01:50 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan tells U.S. of plan to offer robots for denuclearizing N. Korea

  • August 16, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 05:34 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: The old Russia rears its ugly head

  • August 16, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Special Representative Biegun to visit Japan, ROK

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei , Jiji
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INTERNATIONAL

Diplomatic legacy ties into nations’ ‘golden moment’

  • August 18, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Japan should be actively involved in Strait of Hormuz

  • August 16, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 12
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign ministers of Japan, China, ROK to meet in Beijing this week

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korea to tighten inspections on waste imports from Japan

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Senior diplomats of Japan, Iran discuss Middle East situation

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

Air Seoul to suspend Incheon-Toyama flights

  • August 16, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:26 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan and US hurry trade talks with Trump calendar in mind

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:45 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s imports of U.S. meat sluggish

  • August 19, 2019
  • , NHK WORLD
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ECONOMY

Japan leaves billions on table as paperwork clogs free trade deals

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:10 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan exports keep falling on U.S.-China row

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 12:55 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Abe should detail road map to restoring nation’s fiscal health

  • August 19, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Sources of Japan-bound beef are growing more diversified

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Ministry urges Rakuten Mobile to speed up preparation of base stations

  • August 15, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 6:34 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to step up scrutiny of foreign investment in technology

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 01:38 a.m.
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ECONOMY

U.S., Japan to seek early trade agreement

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan surpasses China as largest holder of U.S. bonds

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

No more backroom deals, Japanese M&A hunts for best offers

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 05:28 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Garment wars: Japan backs Ethiopia’s effort to build up exports

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 03:56 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Use of Japan’s K supercomputer to end on Friday

  • August 16, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 03:29 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Takano to set up subsidiary in U.S. to market industrial automation products

  • August 19, 2019
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 9
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SECURITY

Chinese aircraft use Japan ships as targets in E. China Sea drill

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:06 a.m.
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SECURITY

Iran foreign minister likely to visit Japan in late Aug.: sources

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:01 a.m.
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SECURITY

Rules tightened on bids for govt contracts to prevent leaks

  • August 17, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 03:57 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Maps in Defense Ministry white paper riddled with errors

  • August 16, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 03:25 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. serviceman arrested on DUI charge

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
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SECURITY

Defense ministry to procure F-35Bs

  • August 17, 2019
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Kyodo poll: 57% oppose sending SDF to Middle East

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Nikkei, Sankei , TV Asahi , Kyodo
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 18, 2019

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 17, 2019

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 16, 2019

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Aug. 19-25

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 11:41 a.m.
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POLITICS

Schedule of major political events

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Abe eyes large-scale cabinet reshuffle

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 04:54 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Sincere preparations needed for constructive debate on Constitution

  • August 18, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 07:29 p.m.
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POLITICS

LH Commission on Constitution delegation to visit Europe in September

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan’s retired ‘Air Force One’ for sale online for $28m

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 04:28 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Rift between DPFP, CDPJ over forming joint parliamentary groups

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Nippon Ishin blames delay in constitutional debate on Diet

  • August 16, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:11 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

57% oppose sending SDF to Middle East amid tensions with Iran, Kyodo News poll

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 10:12 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet approval rate rises to 47 pct: Jiji poll

  • August 16, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 4:14 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

41 pct oppose constitutional revision under Abe cabinet, Jiji poll

  • August 16, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 4:47 p.m.
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SCIENCE

New swine fever case confirmed in central Japan

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:26 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Olympics: 2nd-chance domestic lottery for 2020 Games tickets closes

  • August 19, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 02:48 p.m.
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SOCIETY

U.S. Olympic gold medalist holds swimming clinic for Japanese kids

  • August 19, 2019
  • , NHK digital
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Road to Tokyo 2020: Locals skeptical about “Nonsmoking” Olympics

  • August 18, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Paralympics expected to help understand disability, Kyodo News survey

  • August 17, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:44 p.m.
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