January 17, 2020

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HEADLINES

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  • January 17, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 17, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Questioning the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty: Japan should be more independent

  • January 14, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Seoul must fulfill its responsibility to implement sanctions on N. Korea

  • January 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:28 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: ‘Democratic deficits’ behind wave of global protests

  • January 16, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s ex-top currency diplomat Asakawa assumes office as ADB chief

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:29 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, India hold joint exercises in Indian Ocean

  • January 17, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., China find common ground for ceasefire in trade conflict

  • January 17, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Top Japanese diplomat holds talks with Chinese foreign minister

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Senior Kantei official meets with Russian leader

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

As Mideast tensions rise, Japan to share oil reserves regionally

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:07 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to miss farm export target as pearls and sea cucumber dive

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:19 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Daiwa House acquires U.S. homebuilder

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 12
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SECURITY

SDF unit unlikely to get caught in Middle East conflict: Kono

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:40 p.m.
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SECURITY

Governor renews call for reducing base-hosting burden on Okinawa

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Gov’t mulling inking deal with U.S. for reduction, exemption of FMS commission fees

  • January 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 1
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SECURITY

Anti-terrorism drill held at Yokosuka Port ahead of Olympics

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun East edition , p. 20
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Mayor noncommittal about hosting U.S. military drills on Kagoshima island

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on January 16, 2020

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

MOFA appoints Atsushi Kaifu as new chief of protocol

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Open mouth, insert foot

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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POLITICS

Merger between two major opposition parties elusive

  • January 17, 2020
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SOCIETY

Donations by foreign trainee groups raise corruption fears

  • January 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 11:00 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: 25 years after Kobe quake, victim support plans deficient

  • January 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:20 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Clocking up the years with Charlie Nagatani, Japan’s country king

  • January 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Suicides in Japan hit record low in 2019, down for 10th year in row

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:02 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Olympics: Games symbol installed at Tokyo’s scenic waterfront

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: ASDF aerobatic team begins practice drawing Olympic rings in sky

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Trial on Greg Kelly to be separate from that of Carlos Ghosn

  • January 17, 2020
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