December 20, 2019

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  • December 20, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 20, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo announces new sanctions on Iran

  • December 20, 2019
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

President Putin comments on Japan-Russia peace talks

  • December 20, 2019
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan govt to delay approval of SDF dispatch to Middle East

  • December 19, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:20 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

JCCI head “disagrees” with ROK parliament speaker’s proposal

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide relief goods to South Sudan

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:24 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan paying attention to Trump impeachment

  • December 19, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:01 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia to continue talks on peace treaty

  • December 20, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Iranian leader to visit Japan today

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Special Representative Biegun visits China

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK to hold summit in China

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Japan’s draft budget tops 100tn yen for 2nd year in row

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:40 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan defense budget hits new high with focus on space, cyberspace

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 11:15 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan ekes out progress in a turbulent year of politicized trade

  • December 19, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Japan auto group chief praises Japan-U.S. trade deal

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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ECONOMY

Chiba City to make decision on IR bid “within fiscal year”

  • December 18, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 39
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ECONOMY

Japan’s casino resort scandal points to reach of China’s fat wallet

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:23 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Gov’t committee considers using AI for anti-money laundering measures

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

FOCUS: Oct. tax hike not sufficient to boost Japan finances

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to bolster support for foreign students seeking jobs

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:40 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Akebono Brake to shutter two U.S. plants next year

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 15
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SECURITY

Defense Ministry informs Kagoshima of plan to use Mageshima as training platform

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi evening edition
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SECURITY

U.S., Japanese defense chiefs hold teleconference

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. military to resume drills involving flares

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. military families bring gifts to single-mother households

  • December 17, 2019
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 21
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SECURITY

Japan agency highlights risks of Olympic year cyberattacks

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:22 a.m.
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SECURITY

Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be targets of cyberattacks

  • December 17, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 26
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SECURITY

Defense Minister Kono visits PLA base in Beijing

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 19, 2019

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Labor group chief asks CDPJ, DPFP to “carefully” discuss merger plan

  • December 19, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

PM Abe may allow Koike to be reelected as Tokyo governor

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan to keep Reconstruction Agency until March 2031

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 3:03 p.m.
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Nagatacho’s winter of discontent

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

Japan, U.S. strengthen collaboration in quantum technology to compete with China

  • December 19, 2019
  • , Asahi digital , 7:16 p.m.
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SCIENCE

U.K. quantum computing startup to roll out business in Japan next year

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 16
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SCIENCE

U.S., Japan sign joint statement on quantum computing

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Olympics: IOC, World Athletics agree to 2020 Games marathon course

  • December 19, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Large-scale earthquake drill held at Olympic venues

  • December 19, 2019
  • , The Japan Times , 1:54 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: What lies behind Japan’s dismal gender gap?

  • December 19, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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