December 9, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 9, 2019
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  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 9, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea may have tested solid-fuel engine

  • December 9, 2019
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

EU vows to share information about Brexit with Japan

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 6:03 p.m,
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. OKs Japan plan for Rouhani visit as Iran seeks to break impasse

  • December 8, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:02 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Hungary eye deeper economic, security cooperation

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Kyodo , 9:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Afghanistan and Japan lose a hero

  • December 6, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Death of Nakamura amid turmoil in Afghanistan sorrowful, lamentable

  • December 7, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 4:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK claims to have conducted a “very important test”

  • December 9, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Less than 80% of Japanese regard Takeshima as inherent Japanese territory

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: NATO states must mend differences and settle on clear shared strategies

  • December 6, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese language course launched at leading N. Korean university

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:48 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russian gas pipeline to China links Putin with tough customer

  • December 8, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:08 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Share of Japanese people interested in Takeshima rises to 63.7 pct

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 5:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s July-Sept. GDP growth upgraded to 1.8% on capital investment

  • December 9, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Gov’t to submit wagyu protection bill to next Diet session

  • December 8, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Praised by Elon Musk, Japan fund move fuels short-selling debate

  • December 8, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:20 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to create law aimed at fostering new 5G industries

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan gov’t to help build 50 luxury hotels

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:21 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Gov’t must focus on effective projects in implementing stimulus package

  • December 6, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military admits dropping flares in Okinawa

  • December 9, 2019
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan Coast Guard to ‘eliminate’ Chinese drones

  • December 9, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan MSDF patrol plane likely to mainly cover Gulf of Aden

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 6:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military admits dropping flare bombs in Okinawa

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Outline of gov’t plan to dispatch SDF to Middle East

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Kono says Iran understands Japan’s SDF dispatch

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Cartoon: Defense budget

  • December 8, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan Coast Guard launches unit to handle North Korean ‘ghost ships’

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to appropriate largest-ever defense budget next year

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 7, 2019

  • December 8, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 6, 2019

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Shadow emerges over Abe’s long-term administration

  • November 20, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Dec. 9-15

  • December 8, 2019
  • , Kyodo , 11:23 a.m,
  • English Press

POLITICS

Opposition parties give up no-confidence motion against Abe

  • December 9, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 3:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ordinary Diet session seen starting around Jan. 20

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Tokyo Governor Koike to travel to U.S. in February

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Diet must plug loopholes in flawed political funds law

  • December 9, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Don’t neglect efforts to drastically reform upper house election system

  • December 7, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 4:49 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Court rulings on disparity of votes let reluctant Diet off the hook

  • December 7, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Constitutional Democratic Party asks other opposition parties to merge

  • December 7, 2019
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POLITICS

Motegi top political fundraiser in Abe cabinet in 2018

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 5:21 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Support for Abe cabinet falls below 50%

  • December 9, 2019
  • , TBS
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japan to continue iPS cell stockpiling aid through FY 2022

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Opinion: Oceans finally take center stage at COP25

  • December 6, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s ivory trade fuels illegal exports to China, Africa says

  • December 9, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:22 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Brazil’s Okinawa descendants hold fundraiser for gutted Shuri Castle

  • December 9, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Blue Impulse to draw Olympic rings in sky at flame arrival ceremony

  • December 6, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 5:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Sports bodies in Japan fail to meet goal of female promotion, Kyodo News poll

  • December 7, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 9:20 p.m.
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