November 12, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • November 12, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • November 12, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Top U.S. military officer meets with Prime Minister Abe

  • November 12, 2019
  • , NHK digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe pledges support for expanding trade with Nigeria

  • November 11, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

NSS Chief Kitamura: “A Japan-DPRK summit will soon be held in Pyongyang”

  • October 11, 2019
  • , Shukan Asahi , p. 26
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan offers explanation of “rising sun” flag in Korean

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:27 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Air Seoul to close half of Japan offices due to decline in travelers

  • November 11, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 6:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan avoids criticizing China over student death in Hong Kong

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:37 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan lawmakers eye security cooperation with U.S., Taiwan

  • November 10, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. to press South Korea to continue defense intelligence sharing with Japan

  • November 9, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S.-led coalition for maritime security in Middle East officially launched

  • November 9, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., ROK to conduct joint air training

  • November 9, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China to hold summit next month

  • November 9, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

GOJ to boycott Korean litigation on comfort women

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. offers to host APEC summit in lieu of Chile

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Abe may visit Russia next May

  • November 10, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Japan’s govt debts mark quarterly drop

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to tighten controls on leak of brand fruits abroad

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:48 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. tech giants air concerns over Japan’s IT regulation bill

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fukushima to be reborn as $2.7bn wind and solar power hub

  • November 10, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:23 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan current account surplus down in 1st half of FY2019

  • November 11, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Compromising free trade to save free trade

  • November 8, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

LDP panel chief wants tax system better suited to digital economy

  • November 11, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 3:43 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s top 20 startups surpass 1tn yen in total value

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:17 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tokyo metropolitan gov’t to open properties for 5G networks

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

NTT to invest 600 b. yen in electricity biz over 6 years

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:33 a.m.
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ECONOMY

NHK urged to review cost plans for online distribution

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 5:48 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Looking overseas to solve Japan’s labor shortage

  • November 8, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan extends GSDF mission in Sinai for one year

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 12:50 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. joint chiefs chair hopes to resolve Japan-S. Korea row

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:19 p.m.
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SECURITY

Tamaki calls for support from other governors in seeking SOFA revisions

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S., Japanese IT companies to cooperate in combating cyberattacks

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei , NHK
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SECURITY

Japan defense report highlights China’s energy ties with Central Asia

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 08:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Eye in the sky: Japan seeks AI-guided surveillance for patrol planes

  • November 9, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:57 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Gov’t to install drone detectors at airports

  • November 9, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 4:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Drone-like flying object disrupts operations at Kansai airport

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 0:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Japan’s arms purchases from U.S. are rife with waste, flaws

  • November 11, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

PM Abe to meet with top U.S. military official

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

SDF planes to be equipped with artificial intelligence

  • November 9, 2019
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Abe instructs ministers to compile economic package after disasters

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 08:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 10-11, 2019

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

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 9, 2019

  • November 10, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 8, 2019

  • November 9, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Opposition bloc boycotts committee session on U.S.-Japan trade deal

  • November 9, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Nov. 11-17

  • November 10, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 11:47 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Law on whaling to be amended

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Sankei
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SOCIETY

Hokkaido, Sapporo not to bear costs for 2020 Games marathon

  • November 8, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Lawyer urges Japan to end long-term detention of foreigners

  • November 9, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Volunteers, local gov’ts, SDF jointly tackling disaster waste

  • November 11, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tougher penalties introduced for foreign intern disappearances

  • November 12, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Teamwork needed to get Sapporo ready to host Olympic marathons

  • November 8, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan needs to tackle human rights abuses at detention centers

  • November 11, 2019
  • , The Mainichi
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Emperor, empress parade in Tokyo to commemorate enthronement

  • November 10, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 10:22 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Japan ranks 53rd in English skills: survey

  • November 9, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 2:59 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Editorial: Don’t freeze English education reform

  • November 8, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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EDUCATION

Why Japan’s English education is a fiasco

  • November 11, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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