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2008 SEPTEMBER 24 - SEPTEMBER 30


Aso Cabinet inaugurated
Japanese Communist Party Chair Shii Kazuo criticized Aso for failing to show any regret over the serious deadlock facing the LDP-Komei government or to present measures to overcome the deadlock.

Shii puts an emphasis on change in politics imposing hardships on people
Speaking at the general meeting of the Japanese Communist Party Dietmembersf Group, JCP Chair Shii said, gThe JCP will confront the Liberal Democratic Party led by Aso Taro and will do its utmost under the slogan calling for drastic reform of etwo political illsf: pro-big business policy and subservience to the U.Sh.

Japanese prime minister uses his U.N. speech to preach about virtue of Japan-U.S. alliance
In his first speech as Japanese prime minister at the United Nations General Assembly Aso Taro extolled the virtue of the Japan-U.S. military alliance, not of the United Nations, as the most important aspect of Japanese diplomacy.

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JCP & ELECTION
JCP Central Committee Plenum calls for first major step toward a democratic government
Put people first - JCP publishes its election platform

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POLITICS

Aso Cabinet
Aso Cabinet inaugurated
Pro-Yasukuni lineup features Aso Cabinet

Extraordinary Session of the Diet
Shii puts an emphasis on change in politics imposing hardships on people
Prime Minister Aso bombards opposition parties with questions during his first policy speech
Aso does not have any sense of regret over misgovernment or offer any solution
Aso does not know the public has power to end LDP rule: Akahata eCurrentf column

Resignation
Transport minister resigns 5 days after joining Aso Cabinet

Komei Party
Re-elected Komei leader mentions nothing about the partyfs responsibility for misgovernment

U.N. speech
Japanese prime minister uses his U.N. speech to preach about virtue of Japan-U.S. alliance

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U.S. FORCES IN JAPAN
U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier deployed to Yokosuka amid protests

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HIBAKUSHA
Hibakusha win court case in Sapporo

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LABOR
Electronics workers call for Worker Dispatch Law to be reviewed
Union focuses on financial institutionfs role in supporting local economies

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JCP-CPV TALKS
JCP delegation arrives in Hanoi for theoretical exchanges
Second JCP-CPV theoretical discussions start
JCP delegation holds talks with CPV leader
JCP Fuwa holds talks with CPV Politbureau member Sang
JCP, CPV delegations answer each otherfs questions
JCP-CPV theoretical exchanges end
JCP delegation visits Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City



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