December 30, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 30, 2019
  • , NHK, NTV, TV Asahi
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 30, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Four Chinese ships intrude into Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • December 30, 2019
  • , NHK digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe says planning to visit Middle East in early Jan.

  • December 27, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 5:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Multiple bodies found in what appears to be N. Korean fishing boat

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 10:02 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan official kept lid on info about 2 men living in N. Korea

  • December 27, 2019
  • , Kyodo , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Silicon Valley needs China talent: Ex-Ambassador Roos

  • December 28, 2019
  • , The Japan Times , 3:35 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Does ROK want to mend ties with Japan?

  • December 25, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S.-China friction selected as 2019’s top news story, but it is far from over

  • December 27, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

From Taiwan’s vote to the Tokyo Olympics: Asia’s 2020 calendar

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ROK court dismisses suit on comfort women agreement with Japan 

  • December 28, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK conducts military drill near Liancourt Rocks

  • December 28, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe briefs ROK leader on radioactive water from Fukushima

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

FM Motegi to visit Southeast Asia

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Local agents request GOJ subsidies for importing U.S. corn

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Asahi
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ECONOMY

Infographic: Crude oil shipments from Middle East to Japan

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Opinion poll & results of Nikkei survey of 100 major companies

  • December 26, 2019
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , pp. 1, 8–9
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Amazon pays $137m in Japan tax, a 10-fold increase from 2014

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Spent fuel removal at Fukushima nuclear plant delayed up to 5 years

  • December 27, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 2:42 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Govt must decide swiftly on disposal method for Fukushima treated water

  • December 29, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:35 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Some Kyushu Electric coal ships to use LNG, cutting emissions by 20%

  • December 26, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Interview: Ex-USTR official calls on Japan to lead WTO reform

  • December 27, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: Japan can gather information on Hormuz indirectly

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Editorial: MSDF dispatch to Middle East needs thorough plan to operate properly

  • December 28, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. serviceman arrested on DUI charge

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 22
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SECURITY

Editorial: SDF deployment to Mideast raises a host of legal, strategic issues

  • December 28, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:15 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

FOCUS: Japan’s naval dispatch to Mideast seen as “product of compromise”

  • December 27, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan Diet hearing on SDF Middle East mission set for Jan. 17

  • December 27, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 4:08 p.m.
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SECURITY

Okinawa residents live in fear of stray munitions from U.S. practice range

  • December 27, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

More SDF dispatches abroad without Diet approval feared

  • December 27, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 11:41 p.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Delays and cost overruns at Henoko

  • December 29, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

Editorial: Enhance efficiency of defense budget with better equipment procurement

  • December 27, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to send military assets to Middle East next month

  • December 28, 2019
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan to develop new interceptor to counter DPRK missiles

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

MOD to develop underwater drone 

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 29, 2019

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 28, 2019

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 27, 2019

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

The week ahead for Dec. 30 to Jan. 5

  • December 29, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe reveals his ‘successor list’ but keeps up the suspense

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Abe beefs up staff with each ministry’s best and brightest

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:49 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

656 people preparing to run in next general election in Japan

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 5:01 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Eliminate casino corruption

  • December 28, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: He thought he hit the jackpot

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Administration showing cracks

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Too many worries to forget the year

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

NEC set to regain lost ground in quantum computing development

  • December 21, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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SCIENCE

Japanese startup postpones rocket launch

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 0:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Osaka publicly discloses names of hate speech perpetrators

  • December 28, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Student’s death reveals dark side of Bhutan-Japan exchange program

  • December 29, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Better legal protection for sex crime victims

  • December 27, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic torchbearers from Fukushima hope event showcases recovery

  • December 27, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

FEATURE: Shuri Castle to rise from ashes in virtual resurrection

  • December 25, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 4:01 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Japan’s first university head from Africa champions diversity

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:38 a.m.
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