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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (December 4, 2000)

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'Shinkin' banks, credit unions to adopt market-value account+. 261
13.4 bil. yen in tax money squandered in FY 1999+. 319
14 economies to hold financial meeting next week+. 201
2ND LD: 210 public works projects to be scrapped, 14 kept+. 261
2ND LD: 3 stabbed over noise in Fukuoka+. 129
2ND LD: 4 men arrested over fake hydraulic pipes sold to MSDF+. 348
2ND LD: Failed Sogo begins closure sales at 9 stores+. 260
2ND LD: Japan's Oct. industrial output rises 1.5% on month+. 249
2ND LD: Sale of Tokyo Sowa Bank to WL Ross canceled+. 497
2ND LD: Shigenobu indicted in 1974 seizure of French Embassy+. 289
3 Kyushu regional banks to link computer systems+. 128
3RD LD: Kamei hints FSA may tell banks to stop share sales+. 455
5TH LD: Gov't to ask banks to halt stock sales+. 630
8 oil firms ordered to pay 2 bil. yen for bid rigging+. 196
9 out of 10 Japanese employees have grievances: gov't survey+. 412
AIDS can dent GDP in badly hit nations, U.N. says+. 520
Aiful, Sumitomo Trust to set up lending JV for small firms+. 181
Aizawa hints at reviewing way to calculate insurers' health+. 214
Ajinomoto falls into red in 1st half+. 195
Ajinomoto sets up unit in charge of fund management+. 120
Ajinomoto, Hitachi to tie up in drug development+. 99
Applied Materials prepares to list on Nasdaq Japan+. 128
Asahi Glass to dispose of Asahi Komag joint venture+. 153
Balance of life insurance contracts of 10 insurers fall 2.8%+. 586
Bank of France chief shows confidence in euro+. 131
Big firms to cover 60% of retirement reserve shortfalls+. 470
Big, smaller nonlife insurers split in interim performance+. 536
BOJ to make 2,000-yen notes available at branches+. 158
BOJ unlikely to return to zero-rate policy: EPA's Sakaiya+. 183
BOJ's pretax profit plunges 73.7% in April-Sept. period+. 223
CCC acquires rental video, CD section of moneylender Acom+. 123
Chiba chemical-plant fire extinguished+. 93
Chiyoda Fire in red, 2 other nonlife insurers see profits+. 213
Construction firms under rehabilitation report weak results+. 357
Consumers see gap between economic activity and daily life+. 219
Daiei group to eliminate 85 companies+. 229
Diet OKs bill to open agriculture to stock companies+. 179
Dismembered body that of missing Tokyo woman+. 272
Dollar almost flat against yen in Tokyo morning+. 250
Dollar at 9-month high against yen in morning+. 248
Dollar climbs above 111 yen in N.Y.+. 189
Dollar eases against yen in morning+. 217
Dollar eases against yen in Tokyo+. 396
Dollar firm against yen in Tokyo+. 397
Dollar firms against yen in early Tokyo trading+. 148
Dollar little changed against yen in Tokyo+. 93
Dollar little changed in early Tokyo trading+. 113
Dollar moves little against yen in Tokyo morning deals+. 231
Dollar moves narrowly against yen in Tokyo+. 407
Dollar rises against yen in early Tokyo trading+. 150
Dollar rises to 9-month high before weakening in Tokyo+. 429
Dollar softens against yen in Tokyo on profit-taking+. 426
Dollar steady against yen in morning+. 244
Dollar trades around 110.50 yen in early Tokyo trading+. 173
Dowa Fire to cut 150 jobs via early retirement program+. 184
Dutch minister urges Japan to revamp farm policy+. 175
Economy to improve in Jan.-March quarter: Miyazawa+. 131
FOCUS: Horse racing faces new tax in its birthplace+. 753
FRC to send administrators to 13 failed Chogin credit unions+. 161
FTC raids medical X-ray film makers on alleged price cartel+. 182
Fuji Fire, AIU set up joint marketing company+. 174
Fuji TV enjoys group net, pretax profits in 1st fiscal half+. 319
Gov't bond futures prices down in morning+. 98
Gov't bond futures prices fall for 1st time in 3 days+. 136
Gov't bond futures prices fall on selling for hedging+. 115
Gov't bond futures prices fall on surge in stock prices+. 115
Gov't bond futures prices rally in morning+. 118
Gov't bond futures prices rise in morning+. 83
Gov't bond futures prices rise on economic worries+. 85
Gov't bond futures rally on disappointing economic data+. 154
Gov't buys 1.03 tril. yen in telecom, medical devices+. 179
Gov't tax panel divided over tax hike on 'happoshu'+. 273
Gov't to support management reforms in 3 industries+. 191
Half of Japan's insurers to reduce cross-holdings: survey+. 189
IBJ, Yasuda link ATMs, with no charge to users+. 126
IMF tells Indonesia to reform or no fresh loans: magazine+. 377
Import costs boost oil wholesale prices for 3rd month+. 225
Instant noodles top list of 100 best things in Kansai+. 335
Int'l IT task force discusses closing digital divide+. 371
Inter-Lease files with court for liquidation+. 160
IT-related demands boost earnings of paper, pulp makers+. 277
Japan banks return to int'l banking market+. 251
Japan may limit lumber imports+. 158
Japan's FY 2001 trade surplus may drop for 3rd year: traders+. 228
Japan's household spending down 0.1% in Oct.+. 302
Japan's jobless rate remains at 4.7% in Oct.+. 556
Japan's July-Sept. GDP data to be released next Mon.+. 243
Japan's retail, wholesale sales up 0.9% in Oct.+. 239
Japanese editorial expert-EUROPE CHOKES ON ITS BEEF. 392
Koseki gave public money to singer from 1997: sources+. 270
KSD affiliate received 8.5 bil. yen from Labor Ministry+. 312
Labor union of Matsushita unit to return strike reserves+. 156
LDP calls for relaxing conditions for textile import curb+. 232
LDP eyes cutting top rate of inheritance tax to 60%: paper+. 123
LEAD: 1974 document linked to Red Army chief Shigenobu+. 394
LEAD: 8 tril. yen in tax money to fund highway construction+. 334
LEAD: Associate professor fired over 17-yr sexual harassment+. 214
LEAD: Bill to revise medical care system for elderly enacted+. 482
LEAD: FRC gives nod to 2 banks forming holding company+. 212
LEAD: Fresh arrest warrants served for ex-KSD executives+. 424
LEAD: Gov't adopts plan to make Japan most advanced IT state+. 439
LEAD: Gov't bond futures prices close sharply higher+. 225
LEAD: Int'l IT task force kicks off 2-day meeting in Tokyo+. 318
LEAD: Japan vows to continue efforts toward climate agreement+. 241
LEAD: Kumagai Gumi incurs 441 bil. yen negative net worth+. 537
LEAD: LDP panel opposes keeping withholding tax on share sales+. 493
LEAD: Police arrest 2 Shigenobu accomplices+. 220
LEAD: Ringleader of nude-model Internet to be arraigned+. 250
LEAD: Ruling coalition opposed to tax hike on 'happoshu'+. 230
Likelihood of M7.5 quake off Miyagi by 2020 is 80%+. 149
Margin stock buying in Japan down for 10th week+. 128
Market for 'barrier-free' products increases by 30%: report+. 154
Matsushita to work with Nortel, Lucent on wireless technology+. 163
Mitsubishi Paper, Kodak to form joint sales firm+. 154
Mitsubishi to start large-scale mid-career hiring+. 155
Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group gets nod from FRC+. 309
Mitsui Chemicals chief denies Toray participation in merger+. 198
MOF publishes position paper on its 'mission'+. 189
Mori to honor Paralympic gold medalist Narita+. 138
N.Y. magician survives 60 hours encased in ice+. 294
Nasdaq falls to this year's lowest close+. 185
Nat'l farm coop allegedly hid 1.4 bil. yen in taxable income+. 145
NCB's operating, pretax balances return to black+. 474
Nichimen unveils new management plan eyeing steep profit rise+. 178
Nikkei loses ground on profit-taking+. 487
Nikkei rallies in morning on bargain-hunting+. 333
Nikkei slips in morning on profit-taking+. 360
Nippon Steel, Aichi Steel agree cost-cutting alliance+. 135
No problem seen for sale of Kofuku Bank, BOJ official says+. 281
Nomura Securities' British unit to buy German flats+. 164
Oct. housing starts mark 1st year-on-year rise in 6 months+. 177
Officer held on suspicion of breaking into house+. 154
Okinawa confab on infectious diseases to be held next week+. 175
Online brokers plan own nighttime markets off TSE+. 327
Only 2 stocks quoted on opening day of OSE's new market+. 153
Osaka exchange launches OptiMark online trading system+. 175
Over 70% of matured postal savings redeposited in Nov.+. 94
Police arrest Akita man, 1st arrest under antistalking law+. 204
RCC completes legal action against housing loan firms+. 158
Residents dropped key demand to reach pollution deal+. 452
Ricoh to launch takeover bid for U.S. office equipment firm+. 153
Right On to recall faked brand-name clothes+. 103
S&P raises ratings for Tokai Bank, affirms Sanwa Bank's+. 182
S&P upgrades long-term credit rating on Mitsubishi Trust+. 313
Sakura Securities to hand operations to Daiwa Securities SBCM+. 176
Sanwa Bank to offer online service via Sega's game console+. 138
Sapporo sees biggest snowfall since 1953+. 120
Shigenobu served fresh arrest warrant over passports+. 135
Sono welcomed Fujimori as goodwill gesture+. 364
Sugi Pharmacy faces risk of delisting from Nasdaq Japan+. 183
TBS logs 20.66 bil. yen 1st half pretax profit+. 155
Tokio Marine's midterm net premium income up 0.7%+. 180
Tokio Marine, Samsung Fire to tie up in various areas+. 181
Tokyo consumer prices down 1.1% in Nov.+. 334
Tokyo man arrested for allegedly smuggling 1 kg of cocaine+. 236
Tokyo Mutual Life's premium income down 22.9% in 1st half+. 303
Tokyo stocks fall on concerns over economic recovery+. 485
Tokyo stocks jump on talk of gov't steps to boost market+. 509
Tokyo stocks move lower after Nasdaq's plunge+. 403
Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall St. rally+. 156
Tokyo stocks open lower following Nasdaq decline+. 159
Tokyo stocks open lower following Nasdaq fall+. 175
Tokyo stocks open lower on Nasdaq fall+. 174
Tokyo stocks open lower on profit-taking+. 138
Tokyo stocks rally, overcoming Nasdaq's fall+. 440
Tokyo stocks rise despite Wall St. weakness+. 546
Tokyo stocks rise in morning despite Wall St. plunge+. 411
Tokyo stocks shoot up on Wall St. rally, foreign buying+. 388
Tokyo, Taiwan exchanges sign cooperative pact+. 127
Toray holds out possibility of joining Sumitomo-Mitsui merger+. 205
Toyoda Gosei, Daicel to set up airbag parts JV in U.S.+. 123
TSE, OSE to adopt margin calculation system+. 121
TV Asahi posts 58% jump in net profit for 1st half+. 260
Two gunmen rob Nagoya casino parlor, shoots manager+. 210
Upper house approves Juvenile Law amendments+. 269
Wakashio Bank to seek capital aid, debt waiver by 4 big banks+. 245
Waste by ministries continued to increase in FY 1999+. 235
Waste firms file 2.1 bil. yen suit against Fukui Pref.+. 221
Weak euro does not reflect euro-zone economic strength: BOJ+. 113
World trade in goods reaches $5.47 tril.: WTO report+. 356
Yasuda Fire forms financial guarantor service unit+. 156
Yasuda Fire's premium income rises 3.3% in 1st half+. 202
Yield on 10-year gov't bond rises on surge in stock prices+. 112
Yokohama jewelry retailer killed at home, 3 at large+. 104
Yokohama Rubber suffers net group loss in fiscal 1st half+. 294
Yoshinoya to open 'gyudon' shops at JR East stations+. 126

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