January 21, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 21, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 21, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Hong Kong’s Agnes Chow defies travel ban in Skype appeal to Japan

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Is China following Japan into the haven of Southeast Asian nations?

  • January 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:45 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

South Korean visitors to Japan dive 25.9 pct in 2019

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:58 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar body confirms Rohingya killings, says no “genocidal intent”

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:48 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Russia releases Japanese fishing boat seized off Hokkaido

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo, Secretary Esper say ROK is “not a dependent” in WSJ op-ed

  • January 19, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Op-ed: Evolving Japan-U.S. alliance remains vital to peace, stability

  • January 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , p. 3
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to require internet users to pay 5G maintenance fees

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:58 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan to compile strategy for 6G network

  • January 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:41 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: How far will court go in judging suspension of Ikata power plant?

  • January 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:32 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Ikata ruling a warning against optimism over nuke safety risks

  • January 18, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:10 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Gov’t predicts Japan’s fiscal target unattainable by FY 2025

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:30 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Advance effective division of roles for Haneda, Narita airports

  • January 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:25 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Motegi considering attending WTO ministerial

  • January 18, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Toyota to boost production of SUVs in U.S.

  • January 19, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

SECURITY

MOD begins environmental assessment of Mageshima

  • January 21, 2020
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Japan may have to bolster southwestern island defense: Kono

  • January 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:21 p.m.
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SECURITY

Defense heads of Japan, Pacific isle nations to meet in April

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:28 p.m.
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SECURITY

The state of the Japan-U.S. alliance at 60

  • January 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Trump hopes Japan to do more for security alliance

  • January 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:32 a.m.
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SECURITY

Lavrov again shows concern over Japan-U.S. alliance

  • January 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:13 p.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Constant effort required to strengthen Japan-U.S. alliance

  • January 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:23 p.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Japan-U.S. security alliance must be bedrock of shared values

  • January 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:35 p.m.
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SECURITY

Data of over 8,000 at M’bishi Electric feared leaked in cyberattack

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese hacker group targets Japanese and South Korean businesses

  • January 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:08 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Ex-ASDF official arrested for allegedly leaking military secrets

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S., Japan celebrate 60th anniversary of Security Treaty

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

MSDF unit begins intelligence collection in Middle East

  • January 21, 2020
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 20, 2020

  • January 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 19, 2020

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 18, 2020

  • January 19, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 7
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 17, 2020

  • January 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Jan. 20-26

  • January 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

In policy speech, Abe vows to establish ‘new era of Japanese diplomacy’

  • January 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

Aso vows to put Japan on sustainable, private sector-led growth

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe vows reforms to tackle demographic, diplomatic challenges

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s Communist Party raps China in 1st platform change since 2004

  • January 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:30 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan opposition submits bill to scrap casino-related laws

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:18 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Cartoon: Politics as card game

  • January 21, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Leaning pillar of growth strategy

  • January 19, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 18
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POLITICS

Commentary: Why think tanks matter in Japan

  • January 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

Abe expresses hope to improve ties with South Korea

  • January 21, 2020
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POLITICS

Abe mentions Taiwan in parliamentary speech

  • January 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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POLITICS

GOJ to put off drawing up basic policy on casinos

  • January 21, 2020
  • , All national papers
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet approval rate little changed at 40.4 pct, Jiji poll

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:07 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opposition to constitutional reform under Abe rises to 46 pct, Jiji poll

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:09 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

80 pct in Japan tolerate capital punishment system, Cabinet Office survey

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:08 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Poll: 50% support MSDF deployment to Middle East

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

Japan govt to launch research center for CO2 emission cuts

  • January 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:40 p.m.
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SCIENCE

JAXA satellite sets world record for lowest orbit of Earth

  • January 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 8:00 a.m.
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SCIENCE

Tokyo Univ. professor aims to develop quantum computer

  • January 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
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SCIENCE

Japan to join hands with U.S. and others to monitor typhoons

  • January 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

WWF voices concern over Tokyo Olympics’ environment standards

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:33 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Use 2020 Tokyo Games to boost number of foreign visitors to Japan

  • January 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:37 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Improve preparedness based on lessons of ’95 Hanshin Earthquake

  • January 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:32 p.m.
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SOCIETY

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