December 31, 2019

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • December 31, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 31, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK determined to endure “another, arduous, protracted struggle”

  • December 31, 2019
  • , All national papers digital , NHK digital
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INTERNATIONAL

China planned sending of patrol ships to near Senkakus from 2006

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 7:13 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Beacons in the stormy seas of 2020

  • December 30, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China launched ‘a record 9 destroyers’ in ’19

  • December 29, 2019
  • , The Japan News , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Shades of the annexation

  • December 29, 2019
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo pressed El Salvador to prevent Beijing influence over port

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 8:51 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK leader calls for “proactive, offensive measures” for national defense

  • December 31, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Russian leader expresses hope to meet with Abe next year

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Indian subway operator taps Japanese adviser for expansion

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:42 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ANA offers foreign tourists cheap flights to Japan’s parts unseen

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:08 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japanese consumers enjoy benefits of TPP effectuation

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 30, 2019

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Abe remembers 2019 as “tough year”

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 2:21 p.m.
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POLITICS

Beat reporters see decrease in Abe’s responses to questions

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:49 p.m.
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POLITICS

Commentary: Abe’s foreign policy outlook for 2020

  • December 30, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

How socialism and the left wing failed in Japan

  • December 30, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP rejects off-session Diet meeting over casino resort scandal

  • December 26, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 2:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP determined to win assembly elections in Okinawa

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Yomiuri
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OPINION POLLS

Highlights of December 2019 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1613] – pp. 8–11
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SCIENCE

Japan low altitude satellite registered in Guinness World Records

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 1:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese makers pounce on surgical robot opportunity

  • December 30, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Collective action needed to meet existential threats

  • December 30, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Carlos Ghosn allegedly left Japan in violation of bail arrangement

  • December 31, 2019
  • , All TV networks
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SOCIETY

Warmth of local community nurtures children at Yokosuka orphanage

  • December 28, 2019
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 18
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SOCIETY

Carlos Ghosn flies to Lebanon despite awaiting trial in Japan

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:36 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

“Country Gold,” the sound of America’s soul in Aso

  • December 20, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 44
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