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2007 JULY 4 - JULY 10

How JCP wages Upper House election campaign: Shii speaks to foreign journalists

gWhile the DPJ is adopting almost the same stance as the LDP on neo-liberal economic policies and the revision of Article 9, the JCP is called on to play more actively its role as the only ereal opponentf of the LDPh said the JCP Chair.

 

Akagi should resign as agriculture minister: JCP Ichida

Ichida said, gThis is the same type of problem as the case of Mr. Sata, who resigned as Administrative Reform minister for fictitious office expenses. Mr. Akagi should resign from the ministerial post, or the prime minister must dismiss him.h

 

Efforts to denuclearize Korean Peninsula will accelerate solution to abduction issue: JCP Shii on Six-party talks

gIt is important for the parties concerned to work towards an international agreement on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and for Japan to commit to this process. This is the principled approach and will most effectively accelerate the solution to the abduction issue,h said Shii.

 


ELECTION

- How JCP wages Upper House election campaign: Shii speaks to foreign journalists

- JCP has played role of ereliable opposition partyf in this Diet session: Shii

- Prime Minister hints at consumption tax increase after election

 


SIX-PARTY TALKS

- Efforts to denuclearize Korean Peninsula will accelerate solution to abduction                 issue: JCP Shii

 


CORRUPTION

- Akagi should resign as agriculture minister: JCP Ichida

 


NUCLEAR

- New defense minister holds edangerous viewsf: JCP Ichida

- Kyumafs remark draws strong criticism

- Successive governmentsf policy of holding onto U.S. nuclear strategy led to Kyumafs remark

- Senior U.S. official justifies A-bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

 


MILITARY

- Municipal assemblies call for a halt to SDF surveillance of the public

- U.S. marines conducting comprehensive combat training for Iraq operations on mainland Japan

- Lawsuit filed against port dredging for U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier deployment

- Okinawans stage sit-in protest against construction of U.S. helipads

- U.S. sailor arrested for attempted murder in Yokosuka

 


HISTORY

- Prime Minister Abe must officially apologize for ecomfort womenf issue: JCP Shii

- LDP policy research council chair says Kono Statement is masochistic

- The task now is to face up to Japanfs responsibility for the war of aggression - On 70th anniversary of the Lugouqiao Incident ? Akahata editorial

 


EDUCATION

- Ex-teachers in eKimigayof lawsuit appeal to higher court

- Okinawa vice governor calls on Education Ministry to retract textbook screening policy

 


WELFARE

- Former war orphans announce acceptance of government relief proposal

 


JCP

- Ogata attends Venezuelan National Day reception

 




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