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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (April 2, 2001)

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2 academics plead guilty to leaking dentistry exam questions. 286
2 men get 10 years for kidnapping boy in Yokohama. 146
2 stock investor protection bodies at odds over merger. 410
2.5 mil. elderly needing nursing-care services. 460
21 communities selected for IT city pilot project. 191
28,000 tickets available per day for Universal Studios Japan. 213
3 men get 13-18 years in prison for killing boy in Niigata. 309
3 ministers reach basic agreement on farm import curb. 293
4 firms ordered to pay 174 mil. yen to ex-miners. 160
4 men attack visitors from Taiwan, steal 3.5 mil. yen. 135
5th arrest warrant served on Sendai male nurse. 282
7 bears escape from Hokkaido game farm, one shot dead. 140
7.19 bil. in secret gov't funds allotted in FY 2001 budget. 481
Akebono to visit Ehime high school to console students. 240
Asahi Mutual Life affiliate facing liquidation. 176
Author of World War II books Noboru Kojima dies at 74. 186
Average monthly wage in 2000 rises 0.5% to 302,200 yen. 179
Banks seek wider scope of stock purchases by proposed organ. 258
Business operations affected in largest aftershock. 561
Carrefour to open store in Osaka. 131
Children dream of becoming athletes, bakers: survey. 250
Civic participation in trials inevitable, says bar ass'n head. 425
Coalition panel considering limit on banks' shareholdings. 297
Coalition proposes introduction of exchange traded funds. 300
CORRECTED: Dollar eases against yen in narrow Tokyo deals. 475
CORRECTED: Kyodo News to launch Flash24 news Web site on... 139
Court dismisses gender discrimination suit against Sumitomo. 374
Court dismisses university professor's claim of plagiarism. 320
Court rules city official's death caused by overwork. 368
Crested ibis Mei Mei lays 2nd egg in Japan. 208
Damage from Sat. quake estimated at over 5.5 bil. yen. 155
Disabled best-selling author marries Waseda Univ. student. 127
DKB to disband German investment banking unit. 136
Dollar climbs back to upper half of 122 yen in Tokyo. 201
Dollar eases against yen in early Tokyo deals. 109
Dollar eases against yen in early Tokyo trading. 140
Dollar eases against yen in narrow Tokyo deals. 474
Dollar eases against yen in Tokyo under selling pressure. 221
Dollar hovers around 123.50 yen in early Tokyo trading. 184
Dollar little changed against yen in Tokyo. 422
Dollar overcomes selling, stays higher against yen in Tokyo. 406
Dollar rises to 22-month high vs. yen in Tokyo morning deals. 261
Dollar rises to mid-123 yen range in early Tokyo deals. 107
Dollar rises to upper half of 123 yen range in Tokyo. 175
Dollar soars to 125 yen for 1st time in more than 2 years. 485
DPJ commercial rejected by NTV over works projects claim. 409
Drug company chief Otsuka inheritance totals 23 bil. yen. 132
Economic recovery is key to stable prices: Aso. 166
Ex-execs of failed Fukutoku Bank acquitted. 207
Ex-logistics chief Matsuo indicted for fraud. 396
Explosion injures 3 workers at Matsushita facility. 135
Family, friends say goodbye to murdered British hostess Lucie. 535
Farm import restrictions not to affect Japan-China ties. 435
Farm ministry to seek emergency import curb on 3 products. 480
FEATURE: Minority women attack 'double discrimination'. 617
Feb. dept. store sales dip 2.5% for 5th straight monthly fall. 163
Feb. supermarket sales fall for 27th month. 120
FOCUS: Farmer-cum-cabby wants son to avoid farming. 592
FOCUS: Farmers seek survival in sale of rice on consignment. 691
FOCUS: Only rice grower in village hangs onto agriculture. 670
Frank Lloyd Wright's 'ukiyoe' collection shown in New York. 288
FSA to complete measures for bad-loan disposal. 342
FSA to encourage bad loan write-offs centering on weak firms. 324
FY 2000 Tokyo consumer prices fall record 0.9%. 396
Gist of Japan's 3-year deregulation program. 201
Glitzy Hollywood bash precedes Saturday opening of USJ. 734
Gov't bond futures prices fall in morning. 104
Gov't bond futures prices little changed in morning. 129
Gov't bond futures prices little changed in morning. 136
Gov't bond futures prices little changed. 132
Gov't bond futures prices rebound after 3 days of decline. 125
Gov't bond futures prices tumble on investor caution. 133
Gov't bond futures prices tumble Wed. afternoon. 193
Gov't OKs social security reform with more burden on aged. 399
Gov't panel defends 'safeguard' actions. 666
Gov't to extend deadline for employment subsidy. 137
Gov't to tackle medical product safety: Fukuda. 150
Gov't urges potential hepatitis patients to undergo checks. 407
Hemophilia expert Abe found innocent in HIV trial. 995
Hiroshima to record names of senders of paper cranes. 217
Hitachi Cable, Sumitomo Electric to form cable joint venture. 227
Honda to develop communal transportation system in Singapore. 150
Hospital names released over hepatitis virus. 220
Hoya to resume glass slab shipment to U.S. nuclear facility. 334
Hyogo police arrest 4 Chinese at Kobe port. 92
IHI, Voith to form paper machine venture in Japan. 119
Ishihara Sangyo to close U.S. magnetic iron oxide plant. 252
IT confab on Okinawa information industry held. 186
Jamaican, 2 Japanese indicted for smuggling marijuana. 151
Japan signals reducing ODA to China in white paper. 448
Japan to tackle climate change with Asian states. 590
Japan's housing starts drop 5.9% in Feb. 237
Japan's retail, wholesale sales slip 1.2% in Feb. 213
Japan's unemployment rate eases to 4.7% in Feb. 566
Japan, EU address trade issues faced by developing nations. 278
Japanese adventurer begins 6-year trip home from north pole. 206
Japanese arrested at Manila airport with ammo, gun parts. 154
Japanese dies in bus accident in Poland. 210
Japanese economy hitting '2nd bottom,' Sakaiya says. 203
Japanese editorial excerpts-HUMILITY NEEDED IN MEDICAL WORLD. 270
Japanese high school band remembers collision victims. 268
JETRO to promote industry exchange program with France. 135
Key money rate drops to effectively zero in Tokyo. 120
Kitakyushu elementary school makes learning English 'fun'. 318
Kyushu Bank applies for public money for planned merger. 142
Labor disputes rising at foreign-owned firms in Japan. 147
Male Osaka employees hesitate to take child-rearing leave. 207
Margin stock buying in Japan down for 5th week. 96
Mei Mei, crested ibis from China, lays 1st egg in Japan. 184
Ministry to recognize online university courses. 213
Mitsubishi Corp.'s Australian unit in coal deal with BHP. 133
Mitsubishi Trust to halve number of corporate clients. 252
Moneylender pleads not guilty on insurance killings. 528
Moody's downgrades rating for Tokyo Mutual Life. 149
Mycal to hand control of credit card unit to Sanyo. 365
New corporate plant sites in 2000 up 1st time in 4 years. 186
Nichimen to cancel dividend payment for 1st time in 31 years. 202
Nikkei closes at 2-month high above 13,800. 540
Nikkei closes below 13,000 on FY 2000's last trading day. 585
Nikkei ends morning slightly up, TOPIX down. 429
Norway's king, queen visit Nagasaki A-bomb monument. 175
O'Neill calls on Japan to clean up bad loans for growth. 142
Osaka High Court upholds death sentence on five-time killer. 236
Panel compiles report on guidelines to prevent malpractice. 311
Panel proposes 'snow' tax for Sapporo City. 202
Papers sent on company and 3 execs for illegal employment. 144
Posts ministry to cut interest rates on postal savings. 262
Prosecutors say moneylender copied 1986 aconite murder. 188
Quake-hit nursery school resumes services in rented space. 238
Quakes affect business operations in western Japan. 290
Record low 40 ex-gov't officials landed related jobs in 2000. 299
Ruling bloc mulls shifting 2 more national holidays. 176
S&P lowers ratings on preferred instruments at 4 Japan banks. 263
Salaried workers' spending up 0.9% in Feb. 351
Seaweed farmers block construction site for 2nd day. 394
Sekisui House plans to buy back 70 mil. shares. 165
Sendai nurse proclaims innocence in attempted murder of man. 304
Shareholders also responsible in debt waivers: Yanagisawa. 224
Smaller firms to cut capital spending by 38.5% in FY 2001. 151
Sudo to become Kawasaki Steel president. 154
Sumitomo Bank to boost loan-loss charges before merger. 115
Tax bureau accuses Honma Golf for evading 200 mil. yen in tax. 200
Tokio Marine to name Ishihara as new president. 135
Tokyo Disney operator expects larger profit in FY 2002. 230
Tokyo households to consist of 2 people or fewer in 9 years. 289
Tokyo shelter for pets of Miyakejima evacuees completed. 298
Tokyo stocks fall back in morning. 429
Tokyo stocks fall back in technical reaction. 508
Tokyo stocks move sharply higher in morning. 374
Tokyo stocks move sharply higher in morning. 458
Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall Street gains. 213
Tokyo stocks open sharply higher. 157
Tokyo stocks open sharply higher. 221
Tokyo stocks rally on expectations of gov't action. 482
Tokyo's cherry trees in full bloom, 2nd fastest in history. 93
Toyota to enter CS digital broadcasting business. 208
U.S. mutual funds post net outflow for 1st time in 2 1/2 yrs. 151
U.S. rules in support of steel antidumping petition. 219
Ube Industries' unit to set up subsidiary in Shanghai. 119
Ueda Tanshi, Yagi Tanshi to merge in July. 185
Woman, her 2 children killed in Fukushima fire. 147
World trade body holds special session on farm talks. 309
World Water Council's Cosgrove calls for awareness. 451

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