December 23, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 23, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 23, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo, Minister Motegi to meet in mid-January

  • December 23, 2019
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan-Iran summit on Dec. 20

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Utilize Japan-Iran talks to promote peace, stability in Middle East

  • December 22, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Abe’s holiday visitor

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: For 2020, a Japan that dares to take risks

  • December 22, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Britain to Discuss New Economic Partnership after Brexit

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:32 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan and Russia set to launch $9bn LNG project in Far East

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Motegi pursuing economy-focused diplomacy with Russia

  • December 19, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

FOCUS: Abe’s diplomacy over U.S.-Iran tensions to be tested

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 12:42 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese sentiment on South Korea sinks to 41-year low, Cabinet Office poll

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:34 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Trump’s impeachment underscores grave deterioration of U.S. politics

  • December 20, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump, PM Abe discuss North Korea over the phone

  • December 22, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Kim Jong Un attends ruling party military meeting

  • December 23, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan-Iran summit held in Tokyo for first time in 19 years

  • December 21, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan partially eases controls on exports to South Korea

  • December 21, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Blue House negative about legislation to resolve requisitioned workers dispute

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Majority of Japanese have negative view of South Korea

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign Minister Motegi wraps up four-day Russia trip

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Chinese, South Korean trade ministers discuss free trade

  • December 23, 2019
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to start EPA talks

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Gov’t receives first applications for subsidies for U.S. corn purchase

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Snubbed by foreigners, Japan revamps blue-collar work visa program

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: The stalled restart of idled reactors

  • December 20, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s off-the-beaten-path airports hungry to grow

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:40 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China eases import ban on Japanese beef

  • December 23, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 12:47 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Futenma return will reportedly be delayed again

  • December 23, 2019
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SDF tests public support with next mission in Middle East

  • December 22, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

New police squad to help defend remote islands

  • December 20, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 1:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kono inspects future aircraft carrier Izumo

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Russia up in arms over Chinese theft of military technology

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

GOJ estimates construction of Futenma replacement facility to take 10 years

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SECURITY

Mayor in Kagoshima cautious about hosting U.S. drills on remote islet

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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SECURITY

Suga promises GOJ efforts to reconstruct Shuri castle

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 22, 2019

  • December 23, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 21, 2019

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 20, 2019

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Dec. 23-29

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:32 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gov’t provides 7.9 billion yen in subsidies to eight political parties

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Editorial: Is it feasible to continue running budgets topping ¥100 trillion?

  • December 21, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Draft budget further dims outlook for fiscal rehabilitation

  • December 21, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Working mom fights the odds to become sole female LDP lawmaker in Kyushu

  • December 20, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Lording over the DPFP

  • December 22, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Suga jumps the gun

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Suga says too early to discuss post-Abe hopefuls

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 5:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Osaka Ishin, Komeito agree on Nov. 2020 metropolis plan referendum

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 3:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cabinet support remains flat at 50%

  • December 23, 2019
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Abe’s approval rating flat at 50% after November slide, Nikkei poll

  • December 23, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:35 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to expand hog cholera vaccination to areas near outbreaks

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 10:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan plans to catch 295 whales next year

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Asahi
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SOCIETY

Editorial: IT firms should take steps against fake news to avoid govt meddling

  • December 22, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

2025 World Expo in Osaka to run for half year from April 13

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Put children first in custody fights

  • December 21, 2019
  • , The Japan News
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan security agency creates video on Aum atrocities

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 8:03 p.m.
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