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2005 NOVEMBER 16 - NOVEMBER 22 NEWS
HOW ABSURD IT IS FOR THE U.S. TO TELL JAPAN TO DISMISS OBJECTIONS!
By stating "It's hard to satisfy all the people all the time," U.S. President George W. Bush is urging the Japanese government to implement the U.S. military realignment plan in disregard of local opposition.
BUSH DISTORTS JAPANESE PANEL'S OPINION ON SAFETY OF U.S. BEEF
U.S. President Bush in Kyoto said: "The prime minister and his government have studied the issue and confirmed that U.S. beef is safe," which is contrary to the fact.
RECOILING FROM THE PROMISE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS ABOLITION
This year's Japanese resolution deleted from the text the pivotal "equivocal undertaking" and inserted an abstract statement "recalling the final document of the 2000 NPT Review Conference."
* Koizumi exacerbated Japan's diplomatic failure (November 22, 2005)
JAPAN-U.S. MILITARY ALLIANCE
* Koizumi and Bush agree to strengthen Japan-U.S. military alliance (November 17, 2005)
* Bush distorts Japanese panel's opinion on safety of U.S. beef (November 17, 2005)
* Bush meets protests in Japan (November 17, 2005)
* Activists protest against U.S. military realignment and beef imports resumption (November 16, 2005)
How absurd it is for the U.S. to tell Japan to dismiss objections to implement new U.S. military realignment plan! -- Akahata editorial, November 16, 2005
Cost of maintaining Japan-U.S. alliance as an absolute necessity -- Akahata editorial, November 17, 2005
* Municipal heads angered by Koizumi's 'pro-U.S. base' remarks (November 18, 2005)
* Residents hold rally against strengthening of Camp Zama (November 19, 2005)
* Iwakuni citizens band together against relocation of U.S. carrier-borne aircraft and NLP (November 21, 2005)
* Municipality heads voice opposition to strengthening of U.S. bases (November 22, 2005)
NUCLEAR WEAPONS ABOLITION
Recoiling from the promise of nuclear weapons abolition -- Akahata editorial, November 19, 2005
Liquor retailers' suspicious political donations need looking into -- Akahata editorial, November 21, 2005
* 4,000 elderly people attend annual convention (November 16, 2005)
* 35,000 people rally to say 'No' to constitutional revision and tax increase (November 21, 2005)
* Women workers organize for better working conditions (November 20, 21, 2005)
* JCP Ichida: Government is to blame for falsified quake-resistant data (November 22, 2005)
* Nurses call for an increase in the medical staff (November 19, 2005)
* Finance minister's advisory panel proposes forcing elderly to pay 20 percent of medical bills (November 22, 2005)
* JCP urges government to give relief to all Minamata victims (November 18, 2005)
Efficiency-driven consolidation of cultural facilities leads to decline of culture -- Akahata editorial, November 18, 2005
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