October 4, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 4, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 4, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., DPRK to hold preliminary talks

  • October 4, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Sept. sales of Japanese vehicles in S. Korea fall 60%

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 12:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump: U.S. will be talking to North Korea

  • October 4, 2019
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

The quiet push to fix fractured Japan-South Korea relations

  • October 3, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe pins high hopes on Xi’s Japan visit next spring

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:24 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: The Japan-EU partnership grows deeper

  • October 3, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Pope to seek nuclear weapons abolition in Hiroshima, Nagasaki speech

  • October 3, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kono, Saudi Crown Prince discuss Middle East situation

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:10 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan concludes that DPRK tested SLBM

  • October 4, 2019
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

UN Security Council slow to respond to latest DPRK missile launch

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump still willing to hold dialogue with DPRK

  • October 3, 2019
  • , NHK, TBS
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S.-DPRK dialogue likely to be held in Sweden

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

FEATURE: Surf towns in Japan see opportunities ahead of Tokyo 2020

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:48 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan panel on regulations on IT giants convened

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 1:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan-U.S. pact to allow antitrust probes into IT giants

  • October 3, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt discusses corporate investment in growth areas

  • October 3, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:56 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Cool Japan Fund to invest in U.S. startup dealing in Japanese fabrics

  • October 3, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Insurer Tokio Marine to purchase US peer Pure Group for $3.1bn

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:51 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Murata Manufacturing acquires stake in U.S. firm

  • October 3, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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ECONOMY

Japan consumer sentiment hits record low

  • October 2, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:13 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S.-Japan trade pact to kick off in January: foreign minister

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MSDF ships make 1st port call at Papua WWII battlefield

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 2:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan backs U.S.-N. Korea talks despite missile launch: Suga

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 12:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: U.S., DPRK must also discuss missiles

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SECURITY

Cartoon: Kim Jong Un the Joker

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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SECURITY

Editorial: North Korea’s heightened missile threats cannot be overlooked

  • October 3, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S., Japan defense chiefs discuss North Korea

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SECURITY

Okinawa leader wraps up first year in office

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 3, 2019

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Infographic: LDP faction membership

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Intraparty reconciliation within LDP still a long way off

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan continues to inflict pain on DPRK through sanctions: Suga

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Abe pushes for serious debate on Constitution as Diet session begins

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe clears decks for debate on amending Japan’s Constitution

  • October 3, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kazamidori column: Finance minister Aso’s “post Abe” strategy

  • September 30, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

Highlights of September 2019 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • October 1, 2019
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1604] – pp. 8–10
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SCIENCE

Gov’t may expand pig vaccination area to fight hog cholera

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Research team of Riken, others discover cosmic web

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Robot explorer released toward asteroid in Hayabusa2’s last mission

  • October 3, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

FY 2020 space-related budgetary requests total 367.4 billion yen

  • September 17, 2019
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 6
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SOCIETY

Japan justice minister to mull ways to swiftly deport foreigners

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 3:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to pardon half a million on occasion of Oct. imperial ceremony

  • October 2, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 10:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Foreign children in Japan need more support to get an education

  • October 4, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press
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