October 15, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 15, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 15, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga rejects DPRK’s demand for compensation for ship collision

  • October 15, 2019
  • , NHK digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan appoints new ambassadors to Britain, South Korea, others

  • October 15, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:05 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe vows continued support for Nobel winner Abiy

  • October 11, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:23 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Hibakusha submits 10 m. signatures for nuke abolition to U.N.

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 2:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK demands compensation from Japan for ship collision

  • October 13, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK remain apart on export controls

  • October 13, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK prime minister to attend enthronement ceremony

  • October 14, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

China to send Xi’s deputy to enthronement ceremony

  • October 14, 2019
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese investment in Western countries drops on tech leak fears

  • October 15, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:18 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea’s National Assembly Speaker to visit Japan next month

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Senior LDP, Komeito officials to visit China

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. heavily responsible for tacitly allowing Turkey to attack Kurds

  • October 12, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:14 p.m.
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ECONOMY

GOJ submits legislation on U.S.-Japan trade deal

  • October 15, 2019
  • , Nikkei , NHK digital
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ECONOMY

Gov’t to tighten restrictions on foreign investment

  • October 9, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Corporate Japan steps up sell-offs to trim fat

  • October 14, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese auto parts makers double their R&D spending

  • October 14, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

RCEP members make progress toward concluding negotiations

  • October 14, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , Kyodo
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Regulations must be created urgently to deal with IT giants’ dominance

  • October 12, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:24 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Keidanren warns that excessive regulations on IT firms may hinder innovation

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent execs to be grilled by Japan lawmakers

  • October 14, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:05 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Indonesian minister expects INPEX to make LNG investment decision in 2022

  • October 10, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 10
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Selfish intentions would ruin talks on tax rules for Internet giants

  • October 14, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MUFG to buy fund-administration business in Americas

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:59 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: The consumption tax hike delays painful spending reforms

  • October 11, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Keidanren hails consumption tax hike

  • October 15, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 3:44 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Cartoon: The 17% solution

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Blockchain turns cars into payment vehicle for drivers

  • October 14, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:49 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa allegedly being considered as site for deployment of intermediate-range missiles

  • October 13, 2019
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

PAC-3 missile interceptor deployed on Defense Ministry premises

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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SECURITY

DM Kono has yet to meet with South Korean counterpart

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested on DUI charge

  • October 13, 2019
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
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SECURITY

MOD deploys PAC-3 for first time since July 2018

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Japan scraps first fleet review including China over typhoon

  • October 14, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:50 a.m.
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 13, 2019

  • October 14, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 12, 2019

  • October 13, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 11, 2019

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Oct. 14-20

  • October 13, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 12:18 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House Budget Committee meeting, Oct. 11, 2019

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Abe to skip war-linked Yasukuni visit during festival: sources

  • October 15, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:00 p.m.
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POLITICS

“Manual” created by bureaucrats on how to handle FM Motegi

  • October 18, 2019
  • , Shukan Asahi , p. 19
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POLITICS

Speculation emerging on Japan Lower House breakup in Nov.

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 6:15 p.m.
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POLITICS

LDP to set up new panel to promote constitutional revision

  • October 11, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:57 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Rigorous debate needed in Budget Committees of both houses

  • October 12, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:45 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Parties must deepen Diet debate by taking national interest into account

  • October 11, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Jiji Press public opinion poll on newspapers

  • October 11, 2019
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1605] – pp. 1, 4, 5, 6
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SCIENCE

Japan OKs step necessary for hog cholera vaccination amid outbreak

  • October 15, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 3:48 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Bags of contaminated soil from Fukushima nuclear plant swept away during storm

  • October 15, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri digital
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SOCIETY

Japan defense ministry opens new Twitter account for disaster info

  • October 11, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:57 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Typhoon Hagibis death toll rises to 55: Kyodo tally

  • October 14, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 9:55 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan’s LGBT+ progress outpaces politics

  • October 15, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:13 p.m.
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