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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (May 6, 2002)

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1,000th cherry tree planted to commemorate Vienna's founding. 169
1st crested ibis chick of year hatches at Niigata center. 116
2 Japanese climbers die on Kuril Islands. 195
23 taken to hospital after inhaling fumes at nursery school. 130
4 ibises shown to public at Sado conservation center. 156
42% of Japan financial workers feel supervision better: poll. 232
5 Snow Brand Foods execs to be investigated early next week. 291
Acom reports record parent-only revenue for 13th straight year. 224
Aeon, drugstore chain Terashima reach tie-up accord. 112
Appliance retailer Kojima revises earnings outlook downward. 181
Austria gold coins sell briskly in Japan, Ozawa effect cited. 229
Brazil to carry samba, black beans to World Cup. 376
Briton held for smuggling record volume of drugs into Japan. 191
BTM chairman, vice chairman to step down. 183
Bus hijack suspect's parents struggling to compensate victims. 339
Business confidence at small firms down for 5th qtr in row. 213
Chiba Bank fails to settle 7,000 money transfer cases Tues. 98
Daiwa Securities to repurchase own shares. 254
Deposits linked to Tigers victory top 100 bil. yen. 242
Dollar drops to 126 yen level briefly in Tokyo morning deals. 254
Dollar falls to 127 yen level in Tokyo in morning trade. 277
Dollar hovers at middle of 128 yen in Tokyo morning deals. 292
Dollar in mid-128 yen level in early Tokyo trading. 173
Dollar moves narrowly at middle of 128 yen in Tokyo. 415
Dollar stays in lower 128 yen level in early Tokyo deals. 193
Dollar temporarily falls to 126 yen level in Tokyo. 472
Dollar weakens to 127 yen level in Tokyo. 430
Fast Retailing to increase capital of British unit. 171
FOCUS: Foreigners increasingly hired as local public servants. 485
FOCUS: Homeless people being denied Constitutional rights. 622
FOCUS: Sugarcane farmer ambivalent on U.S. bases in Okinawa. 1020
Forestry Agency official nabbed for paid sex with teenager. 175
Fuji Photo group sees 70% sales growth due to Fuji Xerox arm. 262
Fujita to book net loss, revises profit forecast. 169
FY 2001 housing starts fall to lowest level since FY 1983. 174
FY 2001 working hours sink to record low as slump continues. 348
Global merchandise exports shrink 4% in 2001: WTO. 228
Group formed to protect flower symbolizing Princess Aiko. 181
Hawaiian Lei Day comes to Tokyo streets. 258
Hiranuma to mull flexible use of oil stocks with G-8 partners. 268
Hokubu Communication files for bankruptcy proceedings. 138
Italian artist sets up unique light installation in Kanazawa. 226
Japan firms focused more on core operations in FY 2000: METI. 229
Japan gov't bond futures prices drop in morning. 97
Japan gov't bond futures prices jump to 4-month high. 218
Japan gov't bond futures prices rise for 3 straight sessions. 118
Japan gov't bond futures prices rise in morning. 103
Japan gov't bond futures prices unchanged ahead of holidays. 110
Japan should promote consumer spending for recovery: UNCTAD. 416
Japan's tax revenues down 13.8% in March. 294
Japan, U.S. to hold vice-ministerial economic talks Wed. 152
Japanese children say U.S. the nation they most want to visit. 212
Japanese steel industry raps U.S. dumping decision. 323
JGC stock falls in connection with Suzuki scandal. 200
March-Jan. industrial output rises 1st time in 5 qtrs. 449
Margin stock buying in Japan up for 1st time in 2 weeks. 98
Matsui Securities reports 20.7% rise in group net profit. 208
May Day rallies held across Japan. 233
Memorial for late Japanese adventurer unveiled in Canada. 178
Mizuho does 12 mil. settlements trouble-free. 375
Mizuho's settlements, credit advisories return to normal. 241
Moody's changes Sumitomo Realty debt rating outlook to stable. 85
More fake Prada bags found to have been sold on TV show. 145
Mycal Kyushu seeks to form support group for rebuilding. 362
Nikkei opens higher on gains in U.S. blue chips. 171
Nikkei rises for 1st time in 5 days led by automakers. 596
Nomura gets suspended prison term for tax evasion. 393
Nomura suffers 43.4% group net profit plunge in FY 2001. 384
NPA chief orders final security checks ahead of World Cup. 184
Number of 'potential fallen angel' bond issuers plateaus: S&P. 301
Osaka gov't to postpone bank tax collection to FY 2004. 345
Osaka woman stabbed to death allegedly by ex-husband. 173
Police to raid medical equipment firm over death of baby boy. 175
S&P affirms AA-plus insurer rating for Manulife's Japan unit. 94
S&P assigns A/A-1 ratings to Office Building Fund of Japan. 145
S.T.Chemical group net profit down 32% in FY 2001. 229
Sail Korea 2002 regatta to open ahead of World Cup. 194
Saitama Shogin ex-head gets jail term for bad financial deals. 196
Scandal-hit Snow Brand Foods disbands. 239
Security guard killed, money stolen from Saitama bank. 266
Shareholders file damages suit against failed Ishikawa Bank. 299
Snow Brand, Lotte to consider joint ice cream venture. 201
Softbank Finance sets up firm to trade dormant patents. 139
State-run lenders to be reorganized by FY 2007: Shiokawa. 193
Tokio Marine, Samsung Fire to cooperate during World Cup finals. 99
Tokyo cabbies receive bogus 10,000 yen bills. 192
Tokyo stocks fall in morning on Wall Street drop, firmer yen. 613
Tokyo stocks fall on Wall Street slide, firmer yen. 790
Tokyo stocks inch down on weak automakers. 549
Tokyo stocks move lower in early deals on Wall Street fall. 270
Tokyo stocks narrowly mixed in morning ahead of holidays. 403
Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall Street rally, weaker yen. 259
Tokyo stocks rise in morning on Wall Street rally, weaker yen. 473
Tomen revises down net profit forecast on stock loss. 89
Top brokerages hit hard by stock market slump. 236
U.S. court to hear spy case against Japan researcher. 293
U.S. Marine arrested for punching women in Iwakuni. 115
UFJ Trust to post info on shareholder meetings on Internet. 144
Uniqlo sales plunge record 42.9% in April. 160
Wife of gangster tells police missing 2-year-old dead. 193
Work-sharing helps create jobs, sustain growth: gov't report. 275
Yamato posts 218 mil. yen group net profit for FY 2001. 157
Yoshimoto Kogyo becomes major shareholder of Iwai Securities. 128

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