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2006 November 8 - November 14

- Government confirms it planted pre-scripted questions at town meeting on education (November 8, 2006)
- Human chain formed in front of Diet building against ruling parties' scheme to forcibly pass education bill (November 9, 2006)
- Shii demands thorough discussion on 3 issues before voting on education bill (November 10, 2006)
7,000 in rally say 'No!' to revision of education law (November 14, 2006)
- Opposition parties agree to jointly block government bill to revise education law (November 14, 2006)

- Ogata attends reception welcoming Rwandan president (November 8, 2006)
- Shii congratulates Nicaraguan president-elect Daniel Ortega (November 9, 2006)
- Ogata attends dinner with former Vietnamese premier (November 10, 2006)

- Nichia Corp. to offer its 1,600 outsourced workers direct employment opportunity (November 11, 2006)
- Labor ministry to introduce white-collar exemption to abolish overtime payment (November 9 & 11, 2006)

- Opposition parties urge Prime Minister Abe to dismiss Foreign Minister Aso (November 14, 2006)

- JCP Shii calls for Itokazu's victory in gubernatorial election to open the way for an Okinawa without U.S. bases (Novemer 7, 2006)
- Okinawa-deployed U.S. helicopters use depleted uranium parts (November 7, 2006)
- U.S. shows intention to use V-shape runways in all directions reneging on government assurances (November 8, 2006)
- U.S. aircraft will use new base to freely fly over residential area: local residents (November 12, 2006)

- Government orders to NHK of what to air in violation of freedom of press -- Akahata editorial (excerpts), November 12, 2006

With consolidated tax system big business saves taxes equal to tax increases for the elderly (November 14, 2006)

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