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2005 NOVEMBER 23 - NOVEMBER 29 NEWS
FOREIGN MINISTER ENDORSES IMPERIAL JAPAN'S JUSTIFICATION OF WAR OF AGGRESSION
Foreign Minister Aso Taro said that the displays of Yasukuni Shrine's war museum are about historical reality and that he does not think it is glorifying the war.
LDP DRAFT OF CONSTITUTION TURNS ITS BACK ON PEOPLE'S WISHES FOR PEACE
The LDP draft of a new constitution makes clear that the LDP interests run counter to the public interests as is made clear by its call for the "peace constitution" to be changed into a "war constitution."
JCP MEMBER ELECTED KISO TOWN MAYOR
Tanaka Katsumi, elected to head the new Kiso Town in Nagano Prefecture, is the second JCP mayor after the Yuzawa City (Akita Prefecture) mayor to win an election held after a merger of municipalities.
Why must Japan pay costs for U.S. base in Guam? -- Akahata editorial, November 24, 2005 (excerpts)
* Henoko residents won't give an inch (November 24, 2005)
* Okinawa again rejects new U.S. base (November 26, 2005)
People's struggle against new base plan
* 11,000 people encircle U.S. Camp Zama to reject new U.S. command (November 27, 2005)
* 2005 Japan Peace Conference gaining momentum against U.S. military realignment (November 26, 27, & 28, 2005)
* International cooperation against U.S. military realignment called for (November 25, 26, 2005)
* Japanese foreign minister endorses imperial Japan's justification of the war of aggression (November 23, 2005)
* Foreign Minister Aso ignores criticism over his remarks endorsing Yasukuni Shrine's glorification of war (November 25, 2005)
CONSTITUTION AND LDP
LDP draft of Constitution turns its back on people's wishes for peace -- Akahata editorial, November 23, 2005
FALSIFICATION OF DATA
* JCP demands review of system of building inspections by private companies (November 23, 2005)
* Construction inspection firms are funded by constructors (November 25, 2005)
* DPJ must thoroughly investigate Nishimura's case: JCP Ichida (November 29, 2005)
* Panel advises tax increase of 3.3 trillion yen (November 26, 2005)
* 26% of workers in their 20s want to join a union (November 25, 2005)
* Symposium held to demand Toyota's social responsibility (November 29, 2005)
* DYLJ holds its 32nd National Congress (November 26-28, 2005)
* JCP member elected post-merger Kiso Town mayor (November 28&29, 2005)
* Don't cut the number of teachers in evening classes, please! (November 29, 2005)
* JCP congratulates Rajapakse on inauguration as Sri Lankan President (November 29, 2005)
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