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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (February 1, 1999)

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1,200 doctored 500 won coins found in vending machines+. 185
15 dummy companies of NCB declared bankrupt+. 83
1998 supermarket sales fall for 1st time in 22 yrs+. 254
6 banks ordered to rectify loan-collection practices+. 283
Banks' public funds tied to adequate dividends policy+. 379
BOJ plans further sales of controversial real estate+. 238
Cabinet approves 'quality of life' investment plan+. 261
Consumer confidence improves in Dec.+. 175
Daido Mutual Life to buy LTCB's investment trust unit+. 186
Dec. steel data won't lead to action, Daley says+. 384
Economy to post 1st growth in 5 qtrs.: Sakaiya+. 165
Euro spurs Japan banks lending in European currencies+. 223
Ex-chairman, 6 execs of investment group held in scam+. 249
Flat glass trade may start fray: USTR official+. 200
Foley warns Japan of U.S. protectionism on trade issues. 899
FSA checking derivative trades for hidden losses+. 126
FSA opposes gov't aid to end cross-shareholding+. 449
FSA to look into loans by personal financing firms+. 234
Fuji Bank, Yasuda Trust confirm linkup plan+. 174
Gov't eyes rental plants in Okinawa free trade zone+. 168
Gov't may buy shares of firms ending cross-shareholding+. 372
Gov't panel to OK merger of Hanshin, Midori banks+. 220
Gov't to grant more subsidies to Okinawa employers+. 338
Itochu completes selling of Time Warner shares+. 177
Japan banks eye capital increase of 8-9 tril. yen++. 567
Japan decides on broad-based approach for trade talks+. 381
Japan sees no need for new insurance talks with U.S.+. 159
Japan's 1998 jobless rate hits record high 4.1 pc. 564
Japan's 1998 output shows biggest fall in 23 yrs. 496
Japan's steelmakers relieved by Dec. U.S. import data+. 292
Japan's trade surplus up 40.1 pc in 1998. 793
Japanese banks to loan 100 bil. yen to Saudi JV+. 155
JT to buy 8 Asahi Chemical firms, expand food sector+. 271
LDP to submit bill on debt forgiveness by banks+. 318
Marubeni plans holding company system in 2001+. 154
Metalworkers set March 17 as date for wage hike offer+. 216
Midsize builders Nitto Construction, Daito to merge+. 382
Ministries discuss stricter guidelines on dioxin intake+. 163
Mitsubishi Materials accelerates restructuring+. 170
Mitsubishi, Sumitomo groups plan tie-up on pensions. 281
Mitsui Marine, Alliance tie up in trust business+. 127
Mitsui Trust to support Haseko's rehabilitation plan+. 274
Moody's likely to upgrade Yasuda Trust's rating+. 146
Moviegoers in 1998 top 150 mil. for 1st time since 1985+. 259
Nagasakiya appoints former DKB director as president+. 129
Nakabo urges Sumitomo to admit fault in 'jusen' deal+. 370
Nomura Securities to sell CBOs+. 155
Obuchi concerned about U.S. revival of Super 301+. 229
OSE launches electronic stock trading+. 143
Ozawa tries to attract young audiences in Asian tour+. 344
Panel to set 15 pc loan-loss reserve ratio for banks. 377
Panel urges banks to be vigilant over hedge funds+. 298
Regional economies remain severe: BOJ branch managers. 532
Sapporo Breweries to cut per-share dividend to 5 yen+. 164
Sony lowers FY 1998 group net profit projection+. 487
Sumitomo Bank to up capital-adequacy ratio+. 288
Sumitomo Trust to boost capital base+. 232
Tanami warns against shrinkage of global trade+. 110
Tokyo consumer prices up 0.1 pc in Jan.+. 387
Tokyo pressurizing local gov'ts over coupons+. 231
Toyoda Gosei forms joint manufacturing firm in India+. 146
Toyota to market Sega's Dreamcast+. 189
Trade row heating up between Japan, U.S.+. 933
Travel agency H.I.S. to buy Kyoritsu Securities+. 357
U.S. trade stance becomes tougher, Japanese envoy says+. 205
U.S. unhappy about Japan's insurance talks rebuff+. 369
U.S. watchful of trend in Japan's steel exports+. 613
U.S., European execs interested in Japan market+. 280
Work hours drop below 1,900 for 1st time in 1998+. 189
Yamaichi to deposit 4 bil. yen assets with gov't+. 214
Yasuda Trust to become Fuji Bank subsidiary+. 188
Yen fluctuation would draw intervention: Sakakibara+. 100

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