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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (April 5, 1999)

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1998 winter bonuses drop record 3.8 pc on average. 131
Apollo Leasing begins court process to liquidate. 161
April 4 designated as 'transgender' day. 149
Average monthly pay rises mere 0.1 pc in 1998. 155
Balance of postal savings hits record high in FY 1998. 176
Bank of New York to acquire a Nomura unit in U.S. 115
BOJ policy-makers mulled policy to expand monetary base. 334
BOJ to conduct bank inspections more flexibly. 150
Daiei chairman's son assumes presidency of holding firm. 368
Diamond Lease, Ryoshin Leasing to merge Oct. 1. 133
DKB, Fuji Bank to invest in IBJ-Nomura 401(k) venture. 178
Ex-head of Hanwa Bank gets suspended term over loans. 272
Feb. industrial output drops 0.6 pc from Jan. 291
Feb. wholesale, retail sales drop 7.1 pc on year. 173
Former Yamaichi underwriter to advise Palau. 294
FTC raids 11 oil firms over alleged defense bid-rigging. 378
FTC warns 7 kitchen makers against bid-ridding. 168
Gov't adopts new 3-year deregulation program. 318
Gov't gives 15 banks 7.46 tril. yen in public funds. 256
Gov't panel to study ways to boost competitiveness. 298
Hayami calls for new system to protect bank depositors. 205
Hayami warns huge bad loans still impede bank lending. 257
Hitachi to slash 6,500 jobs by March 2000. 145
Housing starts fall 9.4 pc in Feb. from year before. 249
Japan criticizes U.S. trade report for 'errors'. 186
Japan questions U.S. antidumping, safeguard measures. 754
Japan rejected fewer fake goods in 1998. 108
Japan to allow insurers to enter banking via units. 122
Japan to open rice market April 1 amid high tariff. 302
Japan's economic state 'severer than anticipated': Sakaiya. 177
Japan's jobless rate hits record high 4.6 pc in Feb. 519
Japan's March foreign reserves up to 222.52 bil. dlrs. 240
Japan, U.S. remain at odds over deregulation. 223
Japanese firms to cut spending by 7.7 pc in FY 1999. 304
Less firms engaged in volunteer activities: survey. 267
LTCB expects to strike deal foe sale by end of April. 192
LTCB unit files for bankruptcy with 510 bil. yen debts. 215
Marubeni sees 110 bil. yen group loss for FY 1998. 190
Marubeni sees 110 bil. yen group loss for FY 1998. 212
MITI to promote management buyout to revive firms. 203
Mitsubishi Electric group to cut 10% of workforce. 230
Moody's to review LTCB's subordinated debt rating. 136
New bank manual to ban loans for securities speculation. 501
Nippon Life, Deutsche Bank form London joint venture. 142
Nippon Life, IBM Japan, Hitachi to form joint venture. 235
Nishioka named president of M'bishi Heavy Industries. 251
Obuchi vows to tackle record high unemployment. 166
Recruit to launch U.S.-Japan job info service. 122
Rengo urges gov't to create more jobs. 269
Sanwa Bank enters real-estate securitization business. 382
Selling of stocks on margin turns upward. 155
Shimizu plans to cut debt by 150 bil. yen. 86
Sogo expects red ink, unveils job cutting plan. 219
Spending by wage-earning households off 4.1 pc in Feb. 336
State Street to join IBJ-Nomura team on pension plan. 175
Sumitomo Realty to cut interest-bearing debts. 139
Synthetic fiber makers not ready for 'Y2K' problem. 178
Taisei to cut 1,200 jobs, sell assets to cut debts. 194
Taisei to post 100 bil. yen liquidation loss over 3 years. 330
Taiyo, Daido expect 11 bil. yen tie-up effects. 148
Tokyu Department chairman to resign. 161
Tokyu Dept. chairman to resign on poor earnings. 276
TSE firms' appraisal loss plunges to 1.2 tril. yen. 483
TSE marks 50th founding anniversary. 386
U.S. reinstates Super 301 to redress unfair trade. 246
U.S. suggests using Super 301 to crack insurance mart. 463
U.S. threatens to bring telecom access issue to WTO. 451
Yaohan ex-head gets suspended term for hiding losses. 277
Yasuda Trust to strengthen cooperation with Fuji Bank. 234

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