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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (June 12, 2000)

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'Landholding is everything' trend waning in Japan firms: gov't+. 259
1.51 students per private high school withdraw in 1999-2000+. Brief Article 254
10-year gov't bond yield regains 1.7% level in morning trades+. Brief Article 114
15 banks clear 2.99 tril. yen lending goal for smaller firms+. Brief Article 437
2ND LD: 3 hurt, 1 seriously, in central Japan quake+. 287
2ND LD: Japan's business investment shows 1st rise in 9 qtrs+. 365
2ND LD: Quakes rock Kyushu, 1 injured, traffic affected+. Brief Article 287
3 firms approved for listing on Nasdaq Japan market+. 84
3 money-market brokers announce plan to merge in April+. 184
3RD LD: Japan's economy ekes out 1st growth in 3 years+. 552
3RD LEAD: Ex-AUM member Inoue given life term for murder+. 688
4 battery makers raided over alleged bid-rigging+. Brief Article 169
4 companies interested in buying Daiichi Mutual+. 255
4TH LD: FRC inks accord to sell NCB to Softbank-led group+. Brief Article 650
4TH LD: Japan's economy racks up 1st growth in 3 years+. 684
4TH LD: Sakura Bank to acquire Minato Bank via takeover bid+. 418
7TH LD: Sumatra earthquake kills at least 66: official+. 304
Aerial survey firm Pasco demotes president over bid-rigging+. 195
Auction of 15-year gov't bonds lures strong bidding+. Brief Article 180
Banks' outstanding loans fall for 29th straight month in May+. 195
Brokerage association fines Credit Lyonnais+. Brief Article 95
Bus-hijacking youth sent to Saga juvenile detention home+. 324
Bus-hijacking youth to be sent to Saga Family Court+. 404
Capital spending pushing up economic recovery: Miyazawa+. 191
Chiyoda Mutual Life asks Tokai Bank to inject capital+. Brief Article 192
CORRECTED: Dollar drops to 105 yen in Tokyo+. 414
Daicel to pay $2.5 million to settle U.S. antitrust case+. 131
Decades-old dispute over waste dumping in Kagawa settled+. Brief Article 272
Dentsu plans out-of-court settlement in overwork death case+. Brief Article 285
DIC maps out terms for loan forgiveness+. Brief Article 302
Dollar almost unchanged against yen in early Tokyo deals+. Brief Article 97
Dollar briefly falls to 105 yen in Tokyo morning+. 260
Dollar climbs to 106 yen level in early Tokyo trading+. 140
Dollar eases against yen in Tokyo+. 376
Dollar higher against yen in morning deals on GDP data+. 253
Dollar higher against yen in Tokyo+. Brief Article 414
Dollar little changed against yen in early Tokyo deals+. 139
Dollar little changed against yen in Tokyo morning deals+. 276
Dollar little changed against yen in Tokyo morning+. Brief Article 225
Dollar little changed against yen in Tokyo+. Brief Article 440
Dollar moderately higher against yen in early Tokyo deals+. Brief Article 141
Dollar plunges to 6-week low against yen in N.Y.+. 154
Dollar rises against yen in Tokyo morning+. Brief Article 259
Dollar rises against yen in Tokyo+. 420
Dollar slightly lower against yen in early Tokyo trading+. Brief Article 95
Dolls wearing 10 mil. yen outfits go on display in Osaka+. 162
Employment prospects for young people improving+. Brief Article 219
EU fines Ajinomoto, Kyowa, others 110 mil. euros for cartel+. 222
Extra budget will depend on Apr.-June GDP results: Miyazawa+. Brief Article 239
Failed Namihaya Bank posts 340 bil. yen pretax loss in FY 1999+. Brief Article 173
Farm ministry official nabbed for running telephone club+. 202
FOCUS: Young candidates gearing up to challenge old fogies+. 961
Foley urges Japan to maintain deregulation efforts+. Brief Article 163
Foreign-language radio station gets OK to add relay stations+. Brief Article 95
FSA punishes BNP Paribas unit for helping 3 firms hide losses+. 298
Fugitive from police dives into river, dies+. Brief Article 179
Fuji Electric eyes putting 200 companies under holding firm+. 181
FY 1999 GDP likely achieved 0.6% target, Miyazawa says+. Brief Article 176
G-8 venue Seagaia saddled with 120 bil. accumulated loss+. 355
GDP data leak 'unthinkable,' says EPA vice minister+. 217
Gov't bond futures prices down slightly in morning+. Brief Article 89
Gov't bond futures prices up on stock fall+. Brief Article 127
Gov't bond futures prices up slightly+. 124
Gov't to revise economic growth target for FY 2000+. Brief Article 152
High court rejects appeal by kidnapper of baby+. 163
Hijacker Tanaka fails to appeal extradition from Thailand+. 374
Hokkaido Bank receives fake bomb threat+. 194
IBJ to keep prime lending rate unchanged at 2.15%+. 122
Investment of postal funds in stocks should be limited+. 378
Japan offers case study for inflation policy: BIS+. 277
Japan ranks near bottom in terms of female lawmakers+. 95
Japan reiterates support for Iran's reforms+. 118
Japan should rebalance fiscal stimuli: BIS+. 286
Japan to seek Aichi 2005 expo registration by Aug.+. Brief Article 128
Japan unit of AstraZeneca to introduce 'headache leave'+. Brief Article 166
Japan's 6th legal sex-change operation conducted in Saitama+. 179
Japan's household spending grew real 1.3% in April+. Brief Article 221
Japan's trade surplus forecast to drop for 2nd straight year+. Brief Article 186
Japanese editorial excerpts -2-+. 458
Japanese editorial excerpts -2-+. 432
Japanese editorial excerpts -3-+. 417
Japanese editorial excerpts+. 405
Japanese editorial excerpts+. Brief Article 329
Japanese editorial excerpts+. 335
Japanese editorial excerpts+. 362
Japanese firms satisfied in Belgium, weary of high taxes+. 459
Japanese have longest life expectancy under new WHO scale+. Brief Article 414
Japanese priest refused entry to Russia+. Brief Article 108
Japanesse editorial excerpts+. 393
JBIC gives Morocco 2.46 bil. yen loan for water project+. 113
Lawyers for bus-hijacking youth request psychiatric tests+. 220
LEAD: April leading economic index falls below 50%+. Brief Article 403
LEAD: Bus-hijacking suspect sent to Hiroshima family court+. Brief Article 405
LEAD: Daio Paper asks FTC to block Nippon-Daishowa deal+. 202
LEAD: Japan firms less upbeat about economy, survey shows+. 390
LEAD: Japan's April machinery orders down 1.1% from March+. 320
LEAD: Japan's May foreign reserves total record $341.14 bil.+. 300
LEAD: May wholesale prices down 0.1% on month+. 386
LEAD: Winds hit Tokyo as parts of Honshu enter rainy season+. 431
LEAD: Woman in Aichi Pref. hospital declared brain-dead+. 224
LEAD: Yamaguchi to succeed Inaba as JCCI head in July 2001+. Brief Article 200
Long-term consensus-based nat'l education policies sought+. 467
LTCB renames itself as Shinsei Bank+. Brief Article 246
Man arrested in fatal arson attack in Ibaraki Pref.+. 149
Man arrested over threatening e-mails sent to Nissin Food+. Brief Article 136
Margin buying in Japan down for 3rd week+. 146
Minister says any consumption tax rise should fund pensions+. Brief Article 273
Ministers say FY 1999 GDP growth within range of gov't target+. 351
Ministry covered up disrupter-tainted boxed lunches+. Brief Article 345
Ministry to set up panel to mull pension system for women+. 246
Ministry to study sending more teachers to developing nations+. Brief Article 258
Ministry to survey hospitals on antimalpractice measures+. 232
Mori defends failure to achieve GDP growth goal+. 134
Mori pledges Japan to address African issues as G-8 chair+. 113
Mori seeks creation of special IT quota in FY 2001 budget+. 244
Mori to declare bottoming-out of economy June 20+. 131
Morning yield on 10-year gov't bond down on weak GDP+. 130
Mt. Usu volcano damage estimated at 2.3 bil. yen+. 139
New polices by Japan's 7 midsize life insurers down 8.1%+. Brief Article 479
Nihon Tanshi, Yamane Tanshi, Nagoya Tanshi brokers to merge+. 145
Nikkei closes above 17,000 for 1st time in 12 days+. 455
Nikkei closes below 17,000, TOPIX slightly up+. 509
Nikkei moves little in morning deals, TOPIX down+. Brief Article 364
Nikkei tops 17,000 in morning for 1st time in 12 days+. 396
Nippon Life loses big in Eurobonds: U.S. paper+. Brief Article 121
Nissho Iwai projects 100 bil. yen pretax profit in 5 years+. 259
Orix eyes capital gains from sales of NCB shares in 3-5 years+. 529
Ozawa, Oe receive honorary doctorates from Harvard Univ.+. 141
Panel calls for better corporate mental health care+. Brief Article 298
Panel seeks reverse order for romanized Japanese names+. Brief Article 325
Patient death may have been caused by malpractice+. 195
Police handle more than 900 child-abuse cases in 1999+. 171
Police, firefighters practice river-rescue drills in Kanagawa+. Brief Article 155
Price gap widens between Tokyo and foreign cities+. Brief Article 163
Railway services return to normal after Mt. Usu eruptions+. 82
Reborn NCB to take advantage of Softbank's technology+. Brief Article 455
Recruitment for FY 2001 improves for 1st time in 3 years+. 216
Rehab center defends decision to temporarily release teen+. 372
S&P keeps negative outlook on Japan's nonlife insurers+. Brief Article 277
S&P lowers Kawasaki Heavy's rating based on public info+. Brief Article 191
Saga Family Court decides to begin trying bus-hijacking teen+. 339
Singapore gets 2nd newspaper publisher+. 368
Sogo wants IBJ to forgive 189 bil. yen in loans+. 222
Steelmaker NKK to begin power supply business+. 216
Summer holidays for corporate workers average 7.5 days+. Brief Article 213
Supachai says Japan's recovery good for Asia+. 253
Tokyo Sowa to remain under state control for up to 1 more year+. 176
Tokyo stocks dampened by weak GDP+. 446
Tokyo stocks down for 2nd day on position adjustment+. 511
Tokyo stocks down on profit-taking+. Brief Article 404
Tokyo stocks finish morning slightly higher+. 380
Tokyo stocks lower for 3rd straight day+. Brief Article 485
Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall Street gain+. Brief Article 171
Tokyo stocks open higher, Nikkei tops 17,000+. Brief Article 163
Tokyo stocks open lower on profit-taking+. Brief Article 182
Tokyo stocks open lower on weak GDP+. 184
Tokyo stocks open lower, high-techs weak+. 155
Tokyo stocks turn downward for 1st time in 5 days+. 467
Tokyo-Mitsubishi to offer services via Lawson ATMs: paper+. Brief Article 212
TSE to talk with 9 bourses to start 24-hour trade+. 177
U.S. investment fund Cerberus rescinds plan to buy NCB+. Brief Article 180
Univ. of Tokyo to boost academic exchanges with Seoul Univ.+. 236
Woman's body found in Ibaraki Pref., housemate questioned+. 217
World Customs Organization meets in Tokyo+. Brief Article 232
Yield on 10-year gov't bond closes below 1.7%+. 210
Yield on 10-year gov't bond down on stock fall+. 147
Yield on 10-year gov't bond recovers 1.7% level+. 139
Younger generation flocks to central Tokyo+. Brief Article 260

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