September 17, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 17, 2019
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 17, 2019
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump notifies Congress of imminent signing of trade deal with Japan

  • September 17, 2019
  • , NHK , Jiji Press, Kyodo News
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Trump tells Congress trade deal with Japan to be inked in coming weeks

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

WTO discloses S. Korea’s complaint against Japan

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 2:07 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, S. Korea at war of words at IAEA over N-plant water

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 12:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Column: Tokyo knew Trump’s Iowa obsession was bigger than cars

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 01:27 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Hateful media comments about S. Korea do more harm than good

  • September 17, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 02:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Hormuz crisis threatens Asian imports beyond energy

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 02:03 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe reiterates resolve to hold talks with N. Korean leader Kim

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan eyeing medical aid for Iran to maintain friendly ties

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 07:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan Medical Association to send senior official to N. Korea

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 11:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Putin aide to meet Japan national security chief

  • September 13, 2019
  • , NHK WORLD , 06:01 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Infographic: Japanese beef exports to U.S. set to expand

  • September 15, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 06:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese delegates tour garbage disposal sites in Kunashiri

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Interview: New Japan farm minister determined to end swine fever

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

British trade minister to visit Japan Fri.

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:13 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S., Iran should engage in direct dialogue to ease tensions

  • September 16, 2019
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo, FM Motegi hold teleconference

  • September 17, 2019
  • , All national papers , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese delegation arrives in Pyongyang

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Pope Francis to visit Japan in late autumn

  • September 14, 2019
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan anticipates China challenge over next ADB president

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan and China to hold infrastructure forum during Xi visit

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 03:06 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: John Bolton, the hawk, takes flight

  • September 13, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe vows support for Kosovo, opening of diplomatic office planned

  • September 13, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 10:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan names new ambassador to Tajikistan

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Jiji , 10:38 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Asia activates oil contingency plans as Saudi strike disrupts outlook

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 04:40 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Interview: Japan to appropriately deal with S. Korea complaint with WTO

  • September 13, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S., Japan make headway in trade negotiations

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Farm minister seeks funding to offset effects of U.S.-Japan trade pact

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

SoftBank to move up Japan 5G network plans by 2 years

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 01:48 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s R&D spending hits record for nearly half of companies

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 02:11 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Nissan’s challenges post-Saikawa

  • September 15, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan still struggling to contain swine fever a year after outbreak began

  • September 15, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Ensuring the recovery of Pacific bluefin tuna stocks

  • September 16, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military informs Okinawa of plan to use Motobu Port

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , Lead
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Kono eager to work with Koizumi on nuclear plant security

  • September 13, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 03:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to build central database to bolster remote island monitoring

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 06:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

GSDF electronic, cyber units designed for island defense

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 03:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Toxins found in water sources near US bases in Okinawa

  • September 16, 2019
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Court ruling in Kadena suit a fresh reminder of state’s inaction

  • September 14, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 01:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Vice Adm. William Merz assumes command of U.S. 7th Fleet

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Water pollution detected near U.S. bases in Okinawa

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SDF to build ammunition depot on Miyakojima

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Defense Ministry steps up social media messaging

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Spear and shield (1): Integration of Japan, U.S. forces

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Spear and shield (2): Defense business

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Spear and shield (3): 3-way cooperation

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan eyes stronger protection of women from exploitation

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Jiji , 6:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 16, 2019

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 15, 2019

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 14, 2019

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 13, 2019

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Sept. 16-22

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 11:56 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kitamura heads NSS and Yachi becomes senior special advisor to cabinet

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

NSS chief Kitamura concurrently serves as senior special advisor to cabinet

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Infographic: Number of cabinet posts given to each faction of LDP

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Abe picks legislative vets to lead charge on constitution

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 04:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Opposition must avoid repeating DPJ’s errors, look for better policies

  • September 16, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 07:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Schedule of major political events

  • September 12, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Cartoon: A looming presence

  • September 17, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p。2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

New minister Koizumi vows to tackle tainted soil in Fukushima

  • September 12, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 09:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Sonoura is appointed special advisor to LDP president for foreign affairs

  • September 14, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Polls point to public’s approval of cabinet reshuffle

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Cabinet approval rating dips to 53% as 46% surveyed support reshuffle, Yomiuri poll

  • September 16, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 2:13 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Approval rating of reshuffled Abe Cabinet climbs to 50%, Mainichi poll

  • September 16, 2019
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • September 16, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet approval rate falls in pre-reshuffle poll, Jiji poll

  • September 13, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 4:47 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Majority oppose pardons to mark Emperor’s enthronement, Jiji poll

  • September 13, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 5:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Test for future space elevator held in Japan

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 07:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Chargé Young visits Ishinomaki to see reconstruction from 2011 disaster

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Kahoku Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Elderly people account for record 28.4% of Japanese population

  • September 15, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 05:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s immigration facilities struggle with hunger strikes

  • September 14, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

With dreams of the NBA, Tokyo teen joins U.S. basketball power

  • September 5, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 06:20 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Concerns linger over new English tests for varsity entrance system

  • September 16, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 06:10 p.m.
  • English Press
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