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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (December 6, 1999)

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230 HIV cases patients reported in 1st half of 1999. 202
3 chemical firms to wipe out losses at joint venture. 185
3 execs of failed Kokumin Bank sent to prosecutors. 183
3 Japanese steelmakers scrap joint venture plan. 143
4 execs of failed Kokumin Bank held over loan scandal. 444
Amada group sues Princeton Economics for bond losses. 279
Australia rejects Japan's proposal on farm trade. 418
Big firms foresee 1st profit gain in 3 years. 183
BOJ head says row over sterilization is 'nonsensical'. 306
BOJ intervenes, dollar up to lower 103 yen in Tokyo. 545
BOJ to maintain ample fund supply to stem yen's rise. 367
Cairns Group calls for further farm trade reform. 332
Clinton urges WTO to address core labor standards. 515
Coalition agrees to tighten control on 'shoko' loans. 259
Debate over trade, labor heated ahead of WTO meet. 724
Developing nations' wildlife parks at risk: report. 359
Dollar down slightly against yen in early Tokyo deals. 289
Dollar drifts down against yen in Tokyo morning deals. 424
Dollar drifts lower to mid-102 yen in Tokyo. 565
Dollar drops to 101 yen level in London. 153
Dollar edges lower against yen in early Tokyo deals. 284
Dollar edges up against yen in Tokyo morning. 422
Dollar falls to 101 yen level in Tokyo morning deals. 448
Dollar holds own against yen in Tokyo morning deals. 444
Dollar moves little against yen in Tokyo. 426
Dollar rises against yen in early Tokyo deals. 288
Dollar rises to 102 yen level in late N.Y. trading. 190
Dollar rises to upper 103 yen in Tokyo morning deals. 456
Dollar steady in lower 102 yen range in Tokyo. 540
Dollar steady in mid-102 yen range in Tokyo. 581
Dollar trades in 101 yen level in early N.Y. deals. 254
Doraemon, Japan's famous blue robot cat, turns 30. 904
EU confident about solution to farm issues at WTO. 402
EU farm industry organs reject WTO proposal. 154
EU posts 22.8 bil. euro trade deficit with Japan. 170
EU reacts to accusations of subsidizing overfishing. 264
Euro's weakness unlikely to affect yen, Miyazawa says. 209
Ex-Kobe Steel executive, racketeer indicted over payoffs. 314
Ex-Nikko Securities employee arrested over drug sale. 322
Ex-Yakult exec asked that Cresvale rebates be continued. 593
Fitch lowers Nichiei's long-term debt rating. 122
FY 1999 2nd extra budget likely to clear Diet Dec. 9. 277
Gov't bodies wasted 14.3 bil. yen in FY 1998. 299
Gov't bond futures prices rise in morning. 91
Gov't bond futures prices turn downward in morning. 86
Gov't bond futures prices turn downward. 127
Gov't bond futures prices turn upward. 128
Gov't bond futures prices up for 3rd straight day. 164
Gov't eyes expansion of deposit refund scheme. 408
Gov't mulls public money for insurer protection fund. 261
Gov't plans to turn bourses into stock-issuing firms. 144
Gov't welcomes BOJ statement on surging yen. 120
IMF urges Japan to further expand monetary policy. 165
Japan agrees to WTO-ILO forum on trade and labor. 198
Japan firms' direct investment in Croatia sought. 129
Japan intervenes to counter yen's rapid rise. 178
Japan Nov. foreign reserves down to 271.96 bil. dlrs. 273
Japan to issue reminted 500 yen coin next Aug. 201
Japan to launch 5-year plan to train 2,500 LDC workers. 87
Japan to reiterate farming's nontrade aspects at WTO. 519
Japan to watch forex before new intervention: Miyazawa. 180
Japan's 4th foreign-language FM to go on air in Tokai. 178
Japan's housing starts down 0.6 pc in Oct. on year. 211
Japan's Shigeta among world's five richest men: Forbes. 342
July-Sept. GDP figures to be released Dec. 6. 136
Kawasaki Steel to launch waste disposal in Chiba Pref. 88
Key money market rate at 0.02 pc in Tokyo. 198
Key money market rate at 0.02% in Tokyo. 221
Key money market rate at 0.02-0.03 pc in Tokyo. 176
Key money market rate flat at 0.02 pc in Tokyo. 124
Key money market rate stays at 0.02-0.03 pc in Tokyo. 215
Kirin Brewery targets 1.6 pc sales growth in 2000. 87
Kobe Steel to sell stake in U.S. steel-pipe maker. 215
Kumamoto Family Bank asks for 30 bil. yen injection. 276
Lamy plans to visit Beijing for WTO talks. 241
LDP tax panel favors adoption of group tax as scheduled. 204
LDP to seek stiffer penalties for coercive loan collection. 293
Margin buying in Japan up for 5th straight week. 139
Marubeni to set up joint infrastructure venture. 156
MHI posts group net loss of 37.66 bil. yen in 1st half. 181
Ministry to extend deposit insurance to Norinchukin. 174
Mitsubishi Trust, 4 others to form master trust venture. 239
Miyazawa confirms yen-selling intervention. 167
Net gov't receipts amount to 4.75 tril. yen in Nov. 156
New law set to pave way for more jobs for temp workers. 209
New WTO round must cover nontrade issues, EU says. 376
Nichiei to mull scrapping controversial contracts. 227
Nikkeiren's Okuda voices concern about strong yen. 130
Nippon Dantai Life, AXA of France announce tie-up. 364
No talks among trust banks on 'shoko' firms: ass'n. 209
No. of foreign workers in Japan up 0.9 pc. 120
Obuchi indicates action for stable yen-dollar rate. 122
Oct. industrial output down 2.3 pc from Sept. 230
Oct. jobless rate unchanged from Sept. at 4.6 pc. 455
Oct. tax revenues unchanged at 2.65 tril. yen. 191
Professors to be allowed to serve corporate boards. 215
Prosecutors question Yakult worker, auditor. 691
Prospects dim for Japan's farm trade goal. 375
S and P affirms ratings of 4 electric power firms. 137
Salaried workers' households spend less for 3rd month. 274
Sanwa Bank to set up firm to collect individual loans. 158
Seven-Eleven ranks 2nd in market capitalization. 138
Shohkoh Fund trims operation, lenders to cut back loans. 389
Taya cautious about rise in BOJ's bond purchase. 293
Tokyo gov't rejects covering credit union losses. 307
Tokyo stocks close mixed on yen's strength. 677
Tokyo stocks close sharply lower on yen's strength. 669
Tokyo stocks down in morning following early gain. 699
Tokyo stocks down on strong yen, Wall Street fall. 727
Tokyo stocks down, information, high-tech issues weak. 729
Tokyo stocks fall on higher yen. 92
Tokyo stocks mixed, high-priced issues down. 759
Tokyo stocks mixed, information, telecom issues up. 710
Tokyo stocks mixed, information, telecom issues up. 722
Tokyo stocks mixed, Nikkei down, TOPIX up. 676
Tokyo stocks mixed, Nikkei up, TOPIX down. 724
Tokyo stocks open higher following Wall Street gain. 146
Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall Street upturn. 158
Tokyo stocks open lower on Wall Street fall, strong yen. 165
Toyo Trust to invest 10 pc in new venture. 156
TSE briefly suspends trading of Fuji Heavy shares. 113
U.S. House speaker hails Japan's economic stimulus. 155
U.S. steel importers criticize antidumping measures. 447
U.S. steel industry gets massive subsidies: report. 222
Usui repeats readiness to intervene to curb yen rise. 227
WTO chief urges stepped-up WTO assistance to LDCs. 211
WTO expected to OK duty-free imports from poor countries. 227
WTO meeting set to open to launch new trade round. 673
WTO members remain stalled over farm trade. 637
WTO narrows gaps on farming, antidumping. 838
WTO to step up support for LDCs under new round. 506
WTO urged to discuss abolishing fisheries subsidies. 221
Yakult ex-exec window-dressed books to hide losses. 377
Yakult execs questioned about 'Princeton bonds' deal. 293
Yen's movement must be left to market: Sakaiya. 200
Yield on 10-year gov't bond down for 2nd straight day. 173
Yield on 10-year gov't bond down in morning. 89
Yield on 10-year gov't bond falls in morning. 130
Yield on 10-year gov't bond turns downward. 162

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