October 7, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 7, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Patrol vessel collides with N. Korean ship; 20 thrown into sea

  • October 7, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan, S. Korea officials to meet in Washington over N. Korea

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe shows hope for closer Japan-Russia tech cooperation

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:49 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan invites additional nine countries to G20 foreign ministers’ meeting

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., DPRK differ over results of denuclearization talks in Stockholm

  • October 7, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Transportation Secretary Chao to represent U.S. at enthronement ceremony

  • October 6, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan cuts economy assessment to “worsening” 1st in 4 months

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:07 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Quarter of Japanese companies ready to reduce China footprint

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Trump aims to use trade deal to win election

  • October 6, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

JBIC, Texas vow to boost Japanese investment in southern U.S. state

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:20 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

64% of Yokohama citizens are opposed to attracting casino, Asahi poll

  • October 2, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 29
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ECONOMY

Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso plays down need for stimulus after tax hike

  • October 4, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

China is too big to be isolated

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:46 p.m.
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ECONOMY

South Korea falls into a Confucianist-capitalist trap

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

National Tax Agency to establish export promotion office in FY2020

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Rice farming base in Africa may help boost Japan’s presence on continent

  • October 6, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 2:59 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japanese mother boat returns after restarted commercial whaling

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:23 p.m.
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SECURITY

USFJ commander, defense minister agree to enhance cooperation over DPRK

  • October 7, 2019
  • , NHK , Kyodo News
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SECURITY

Kono, U.S. commander agree to enhance cooperation over N. Korea

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:52 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Putin advisor comments on presence of U.S. bases in Okinawa

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan, U.S. believe DPRK did not launch missile from submarine

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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SECURITY

Japan analyzing level of threat from N. Korea SLBMs

  • October 6, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:31 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa’s distance from Russia and China becoming dangerously close

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

U.S. serviceman arrested on DUI charge

  • October 6, 2019
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
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SECURITY

Japan concerned about North Korea’s SLBM development

  • October 6, 2019
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

Senior SDF official to study cybersecurity in U.S.

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Defense Ministry to launch taskforce on F-2 development

  • October 6, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Two service members apprehended for DUI in Okinawa

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 6, 2019

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 5, 2019

  • October 6, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 4, 2019

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

The week ahead for Oct. 7 to Oct. 13

  • October 6, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

Editorial: Ensure education for foreign kids

  • October 5, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Abe pushes for serious debate on Constitution as Diet session begins

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

Schedule of major political events

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

CCS Suga negative about dissolution of Lower House by year-end

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

Interview: CDPJ-led new Lower House group squaring off against Abe administration

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:38 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Strategy needed to create a Japan with vitality for the next generations

  • October 5, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:26 p.m.
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POLITICS

Morning news

  • October 7, 2019
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POLITICS

Editorial: New Diet session offers a chance to restore its role as watchdog body

  • October 5, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:10 p.m.
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POLITICS

Opposition vows not to endorse U.S.-Japan trade deal

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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POLITICS

Japan’s ruling coalition outshines other developed democracies

  • October 6, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: LDP, Komeito coalition should tackle difficult problems, deliver results

  • October 6, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:37 p.m.
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POLITICS

Nikai: LDP, Komeito will overcome differences in constitutional amendment

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

Cartoon: The odd couple

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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OPINION POLLS

Over 70% worried about economic outlook after consumption tax hike, Kyodo poll

  • October 6, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:58 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan, U.S. affirm greater collaboration in lunar exploration

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:04 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Gunma likely to start vaccinating pigs as swine fever spreads through Japan

  • October 4, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SCIENCE

NASA scientist gives talk in Higashiosaka on 50th anniversary of Apollo moon landing

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Sankei digital , 7:13 a.m.
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

EU to remove restrictions on seafood imports from Japan

  • October 6, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SOCIETY

4 facilities give reproductive assistance to LGTB couples: survey

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:12 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Fertility crash: Japan’s births headed below 900,000 this year

  • October 7, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan holds parade rehearsal for Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement ceremony

  • October 6, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Organizers fear security staff shortage for Tokyo Olympics

  • October 5, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:27 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Training starts for 2020 Tokyo Games volunteers

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 6:44 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Half of colleges in Japan to use private English admission tests

  • October 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 5:30 p.m.
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