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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (March 4, 2002)

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10 injured in Jerusalem shooting, gunman critical: media+. 170
17,455 people worked at firms that went bust in Jan.+. 136
2 banks agree to shoulder 90% of Iwataya's debt waiver+. 498
2 boys commit suicide at Tokyo reformatory+. 192
2 held over manipulation of Shimura Kako stock+. 407
5 yrs sought for 94-yr-old man accused of killing wife+. 125
Aichi gets arrest warrants over rare bird trade+. 189
Antideflation plan not all that can be done: Koizumi+. 107
Asahi Breweries to sell plant assets through Maynards Japan+. 139
Asahi joins Daiwa Bank Holdings, forms 5th largest group+. 420
B. Braun Melsungen of Germany accepts CJD settlement+. 248
Balance of 'invisible debts' at 3.57 tril. yen in FY 2002+. 404
Bear gall bladders being illegally smuggled into Japan: group+. 258
Beef wholesale prices dive to post-mad cow outcry low+. 185
BOJ chief hopes for public-fund injection by March 31+. 447
BOJ loans may be needed to avert liquidity crisis: Mori+. 135
BOJ policy panel adopts further credit-easing steps+. 584
Business leaders welcome BOJ's additional credit easing+. 211
Cigarettes in Japan cheapest among G-7 countries: WHO+. 174
CJD plaintiffs want public apology from German drugmaker+. 186
Court orders Fuji TV to pay damages over rape report+. 222
Court rejects appeal by yacht school chief against prison term+. 745
Czech Rep. to join Aich Expo, participating countries total 26+. 105
Daiei to cut capital by 99% under restructuring plan+. 279
Daiei's 3 main banks to extend 520 bil. yen in support+. 550
Daiei's 3 main banks to provide 520 bil. yen in aid+. 595
Daiei's 3 main banks to provide 520 bil. yen in support+. 365
Dainippon Ink to cut group debt to 500 bil. yen in FY 2004+. 146
Death sentence upheld for murderer of 2 women+. 152
Dollar drops to upper 133 yen range in Tokyo morning deals+. 225
Dollar flat at middle of 134 yen in early Tokyo trading+. 153
Dollar hovers near 134.50 yen line in Tokyo morning deals+. 252
Dollar inches down to lower end of 134 yen in early trading+. 159
Dollar little changed against yen in early Tokyo trading+. 86
Dollar moves narrowly near 134.50 yen line in Tokyo+. 418
Dollar moves up to upper half of 133 yen in Tokyo+. 415
Dollar rises slightly above 134 yen amid wait-and-see mood+. 355
Dollar rises to 135 yen in NY on distrust of Japan's package+. 93
Dollar rises to upper half of 133 yen in Tokyo morning deals+. 208
Dollar slightly lower at 133 yen range in Tokyo morning deals+. 167
Dollar slips below 134 yen in Tokyo+. 381
Dollar stays around 134 yen in early Tokyo trading+. 166
Dollar stays in upper end of 133 yen in Tokyo morning deals+. 194
Dollar stays weak below 133.50 yen in early trading+. 189
Dollar stuck in upper 133 yen range in Tokyo+. 382
Ebara revises forecast, expects group net loss+. 234
Economic experts call for continued fiscal reform efforts+. 214
Economic ministers, Hayami discuss antideflation measures+. 176
Ehime man nabbed for stabbing woman to death, arson+. 144
Elderly Fukuoka man sets out on 6,500-km hike around Japan+. 279
Ex-accountant pleads guilty to embezzling 1.4 bil. yen+. 446
Ex-Tokyo Shogin head pleads guilty to embezzlement+. 379
Failed retailer Kotobukiya to sell 50 outlets to Aeon+. 282
Farm ministry steps up probes on Starzen packing center+. 534
FEATURE: Sales of books, mags down for 5 straight years+. 731
FOCUS: Firms may be abusing state subsidies for older workers+. 446
FOCUS: Global environmental situation depends on China+. 495
FOCUS: More companies moving toward issuing quarterly earnings+. 866
FOCUS: Union encourages employee to accept forced retirement+. 510
FOCUS: Working conditions for migrant workers worsening+. 504
FSA OKs integration of Asahi banks into Daiwa Bank Holdings+. 83
FSA punishes Credit Lyonnais, 3 others for illicit short sales+. 147
FSA to oblige 3 stock lenders to impose levy on investors+. 257
Fujimori counters ex-wife's torture claim+. 324
Gov't accepts court settlement in CJD lawsuits+. 450
Gov't bond futures prices fall on disappointing policy package+. 154
Gov't package to address banks' capital, BOJ step+. 732
Gov't rejects opposition request for change in FY 2002 budget+. 146
Gov't set to OK 4 domestic air routes for 2nd Narita runway+. 298
Gov't sets up preparatory committee for Johannesburg summit+. 152
Gov't steps up probes into Starzen packing center+. 555
Gov't to financially aid broiled beef restaurants+. 174
Gov't welcomes BOJ's decision to further ease credit+. 163
Gov't, FTC warn health Web sites over misleading ads+. 180
Gunman kills gangster in Tokyo hospital bed+. 228
H.K. gov't committee suggests sales tax to broaden tax base+. 422
Hayami calls for flexible use of unsecured BOJ loans+. 493
Hayami reiterates call to recapitalize banks: Shiokawa+. 274
Highlights of draft antideflation package+. 286
Hitachi disciplines official charged with bid rigging+. 170
Hitachi expects bigger losses for year to March 31+. 335
Hyogo Prefecture to set up institute to study PTSD+. 186
Ibis Mei Mei's 3 chicks to be sent to China in March+. 245
Index gauging business sentiment on labor worsens+. 277
Insurers not to provide coverage against damages by terrorists+. 229
ITC says Japanese valve products not hurting U.S. makers+. 111
IY Bank doubles capital through third-party share allotment+. 150
Izumi Industries files for bankruptcy protection+. 179
Japan chain stores call for accuracy in labeling of meat+. 198
Japan draws up regulations on ballast water management+. 297
Japan economic reform crucial for S.E. Asia+. 236
Japan gov't bond futures prices end flat+. 133
Japan gov't bond futures prices fall in morning deals+. 140
Japan gov't bond futures prices fall in morning+. 88
Japan gov't bond futures prices move in narrow range+. 146
Japan gov't bond futures prices move little in morning+. 86
Japan gov't bond futures prices move little in morning+. 89
Japan gov't bond futures prices slightly higher+. 117
Japan nominees Kitaro, Uchida fail to win at Grammys+. 83
Japan posted trade surplus of 188.1 bil. yen in Jan.+. 520
Japan to try to raise seafood self-sufficiency rate to 65%+. 170
Japan's housing starts up 3.5% in Jan. on year+. 243
Japan's industrial output falls 1.0% in Jan.+. 399
Japan's tax revenues fall 13.0% in Jan.+. 280
Japan's wholesale, retail sales fall in Jan. for 12th month+. 365
Japan-U.S. youth leadership body to be set up in Washington+. 140
Japanese editorial excerpts - BOJ SHIRKING RESPONSIBILITY. 520
Japanese editorial excerpts - INTERN SYSTEM NEEDS REVIEW. 504
Japanese editorial excerpts - LET'S LEARN FROM THE OLYMPICS. 334
Japanese editorial excerpts - NEW IOC REGIME'S SHAKY START. 499
Japanese editorial excerpts - SEEDS OF CHANGE. 652
Japanese gov't bond futures prices close higher after bidding+. 101
Japanese who find new work within 6 months preserve pay: poll+. 195
Jasdaq chief denies talking with Nasdaq Japan on integration+. 204
JASDAQ to compile new blue-chip market index+. 160
Jasdaq, Nasdaq Japan in talks on integration+. 178
JH having trouble issuing stand-alone bonds+. 305
Joblessness down to 5.3% in Jan., but still seen high+. 652
Kinrei to retreat from operation of Royal Host chain+. 140
Kobe city ordinance to ban feeding wild boars+. 218
Komatsu expects larger group net loss for FY 2001+. 187
Kyoto woman held over alleged harassing phone calls+. 155
Lawson sells entire 13.5% stake in Daiei OMC to Takefuji+. 169
M4.7 quake hits eastern, northeastern Japan+. 130
Man gets 11-yr prison term for killing Ehime girl in 1984+. 283
Margin stock buying in Japan turns up+. 95
Matsushita Communication to consolidate measurement operations+. 114
Matsushita Investment to sell Osaka twin towers+. 218
Media privacy bill to cover freelance, Net reporters+. 343
Meiji Life to promote female former clerk to branch chief+. 193
METI sees Daiei filing for care under industrial revival law+. 288
Ministry probing more cases of suspicious bidding+. 732
Misawa asks UFJ to extend 70 bil. yen in assistance+. 306
Misawa Homes to write off 120 bil. yen in losses for FY 2001+. 312
Mitsubishi Securities' launch put off for 2 months to Sept. 1+. 118
Mitsui Home cuts earnings forecast for year to March 31+. 211
MOF eyes expanding tax deductions on donations to NPOs+. 166
Moody's cuts Marubeni's senior debt rating to B1+. 123
Moody's may downgrade Casio's Baa2 long-term debt rating+. 154
Mycal administrators to decide more outlet closures by Aug.+. 236
Nikkei closes above 10,500 on new short-selling regulation+. 579
Nikkei ends morning lower on profit-taking+. 486
Nippon Columbia labor union to leave wage negotiaions+. 152
Nippon Steel, Sumitomo Metal announce broad tie-up+. 349
No banks likely to become undercapitalized: Yanagisawa+. 163
No. of soil pollution cases hit record high 134 in FY 2000+. 180
NTV to acquire 5.1% stake in Sky Perfect+. 260
Official says Japan's export, output approaching bottom+. 103
Oita Shogin fails due to flight of large-lot deposits+. 185
Ono named president of Nisshin Steel+. 94
Opposition parties criticize gov't antideflation package+. 386
Osaka hospital appeals ruling to redress intern's death+. 121
Osaka hospital told to redress after intern worked to death+. 230
Patient dies of toxic agent given by nurse in Kyoto+. 255
Peace march commemorates fishing boat irradiation+. 263
Police surveillance cameras in operation in Tokyo's Kabukicho+. 217
R&I cuts ratings on 4 ham makers+. 260
Rare Sesshu painting identified at U.S. museum+. 217
Record 6,324 foreigners to visit Japan in exchange program+. 162
Record 65,000 students visited Kobe in 2001+. 206
Remains of Japanese victim at WTC identified+. 165
Robert Bosch's Japan affiliates to merge July 1+. 128
S&P lowers Asahi Bank's ratings, affirms ratings on Daiwa+. 122
S&P may cut credit rating on Marubeni+. 105
S&P says Japan antideflation package too vague+. 269
Sakata Junior College calls off entrance exams+. 128
Sakata Junior College staff threaten strike over pay+. 324
Sakata Junior College to pay delayed salaries to teachers+. 358
Sales at 'yakiniku' restaurants fall 30% in Jan.+. 152
Sales at Japan supermarkets, dept. stores down in Jan.+. 481
Scandal-hit group in new fund-raising scheme+. 236
Scandal-hit Shimotsuma mayor tenders resignation letter+. 137
SDF man eats snow to survive 5-day ordeal after car crash+. 133
Seibu Department Stores to post 80 bil. yen special loss+. 155
SESC probing manipulation Shimura Kako stocks+. 138
SESC to file charges over Shimura Kako share manipulation+. 465
Shiga town to hold referendum with foreigners participating+. 177
Shimizu city to lose name in merger with Shizuoka+. 237
Shin-Etsu Chemical to withdraw from fertilizer business+. 130
Shiokawa calls for tax cuts in FY 2003+. 137
Shiokawa to ask BOJ to increase bond purchases+. 290
Snow Brand Milk to spin off pharmaceutical division into JV+. 260
Starzen admits falsifying labels for beef and chicken+. 390
Steelmakers may sign gentleman's accord on retaining workers+. 244
Suit involving harassment against ex-BOJ branch chief upheld+. 196
Sumitomo 3M stops output of adhesives containing PCN+. 116
Sumitomo Metal in tie-up talks with U.S. steelmaker Timken+. 92
Taiheiyo Cement picks Sameshima as new president+. 107
Taisho, Merck tie up on new drug for schizophrenia+. 160
Takara to launch Idol Licca-chan series+. 171
Takarazuka culture foundation has 100 mil. yen Argentine bond+. 148
Takenaka praises BOJ for credit easing+. 151
Takenaka says revised 4th-qtr U.S. GDP stronger than expected+. 235
Tokyo consumer prices down 0.9% in Feb.+. 353
Tokyo court rules reporter died from overwork in 1986+. 250
Tokyo stocks close lower, snapping 2-day winning streak+. 595
Tokyo stocks close up for 2nd day, but off peaks+. 525
Tokyo stocks fall on disappointment over policy package+. 515
Tokyo stocks gain ground in morning on short-covering+. 510
Tokyo stocks jump in morning as short-covering continues+. 519
Tokyo stocks jump on short-covering, TOPIX touches 1,000+. 499
Tokyo stocks open higher as short-covering continues+. 207
Tokyo stocks open higher as short-covering continues+. 240
Tokyo stocks open higher on policy hopes, Wall St. gains+. 194
Tokyo stocks open higher on short-covering+. 257
Tokyo stocks open sharply higher on Wall St. jump+. 230
Tokyo stocks slightly higher on Wall St. gains, policy hopes+. 552
Tokyo stocks up for 3rd day on short-covering+. 510
Tokyu Construction to raise 50 bil. yen via new shares+. 380
Tokyu Dept. Store cuts earnings forecast for year to Jan.+. 205
Tokyu revises down FY 2001 earnings forecast+. 140
Toshiba Plant sees larger net loss for year to March+. 202
Towa Real Estate denies reports of bailout plan+. 197
TSE to suspend trading by Credit Lyonnais, Bear Stearns+. 171
Tyrannosaurus Rex probably non-runner: U.S. study+. 245
U.N. compiles data on global aging, estimated at 2 bil.+. 378
U.S. Navy base's ex-workers damages suit vs state concluded+. 262
USJ likely to achieve 10 mil. visitor mark this weekend+. 322
Wage-earning households' spending rises 0.2% in Jan.+. 375
War-displaced Japanese woman from China reunited with brother+. 154
Woman gets 4-yr jail term for starving son to death+. 239
Workers get Megafloat out of shallows in Mie Pref.+. 266
Yamato city to introduce 'community money' in April+. 203
Young Ehime Maru survivors graduate from high school+. 194

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