JUNE 20-JUNE 26 CURRENT ISSUE
Koizumi Cabinet's Dangerous First Step Fully into U.S. Missile Defense System
The Defense Agency directorgeneral in Washington said he has in mind a theater missile defense (TMD) system to be operated on Japan's own for its national defense.
Japan's Economic Woes Provide U.S. Firms Business Opportunities
The U.S. is trying to take advantage of Japan's economic woes to acquire Japanese banks and other troubled firms at low prices.
JCP Secures 15 Seats in Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Election
The JCP received 748,085 votes, second only to the Liberal Democratic Party, and the third largest the JCP ever had in Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly elections.
Koizumi's reform will give people pains
Japan-U.S. Security Treaty is excluded from Koizumi's "reforms"
Japan-U.S. foreign ministerial talks shows Japan as subordinate to U.S. as before
U.S. missile defense
Koizumi Cabinet has taken dangerous first step fully into U.S. missile defense system -- Akahata editorial, June 26, 2001
U.S. business interests
Japan's economic woes provide U.S. firms business opportunities
Foreign Minister rejects a call for an end to U.S. Forces flight exercises
HISTORY TEXTBOOK ISSUE
Academics oppose rightist history textbook
Grassroots movement is developing against adoption of "Society" textbooks
Auto workers report harsh situations in workplaces
Applications for work-related accident compensation increasing
'We are not disposable workers!'
NURSING CARE INSURANCE
JCP emergency proposal to mend defective nursing care insurance system
JCP seats increased after six mid-term local elections
15 seats for JCP in Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election
Powerful medical association faces town doctors' refusal of political donations to LDP
Government 'secret funds system' was supposedly substitute for CIA funds: Liberal Party lawmaker