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 Okinawa governor requests central government to correct environmental impact assessment documents concerning new U.S. base construction (January 22, 2008)
 Government to spend huge amount of money on roads to shorten travel time by just few minutes (January 21, 2008)
 Supplementary budget to deal with oil price hikes gives priority to military (January 20, 2008)
 JCP Shii calls for aggressive Diet discussion to fundamentally critique LDP policies (January 19, 2008)
 Fukuda in policy speech calls for permanent law to deploy SDF abroad and imposition of consumption tax hikes (January 19, 2008)
 Iwakuni City’s important struggle against U.S. military realignment in Japan[Editorial] (January 18, 2008)
 DPJ’s bill on SDF overseas operations carried over to next Diet session (January 16, 2008)
 JCP Shii condemns ruling bloc for forcibly enacting anti-terrorism special measures law (January 12, 2008)
 Bill to relieve drug-induced hepatitis patients passed (January 12, 2008)
 Ruling coalition forcibly enacts MSDF dispatch law (January 12, 2008)
 JCP chair calls for political framework to serve the public, not U.S. or business circles (January 11, 2008)
 Upper House committee votes down anti-terrorism special measures bill (January 11, 2008)
 New anti-terrorism special measures bill must be scrapped: JCP Shii (January 11, 2008)
 Defense Minister Ishiba was dined by Mitsubishi: Akiyama (January 9, 2008)
 Government to open full-fledged discussion on permanent law to send SDF abroad (January 9, 2008)
 Osaka gubernatorial election focuses on fiscal crisis (January 8, 2008)
 LDP uses government subsidies as expenditure on firms under its control (January 1, 2008)
 All parties except JCP received total of 408 billion yen of tax money over 13 years (December 30, 2007)
 Fukuda Cabinet adopts FY 2008 draft budget (December 21 & 25, 2007)
 DPJ submits bill as counterproposal to government’s anti-terrorism special measures bill (December 22, 2007)
 Put an end to arms procurement at manipulated prices [Editorial] (December 22, 2007)
 JCP will make efforts for drastic revision of FY 2008 budget: Ichida (December 21, 2007)
 Parties other than JCP receive huge government subsidies  (December 21, 2007)
 Ex-top defense official rearrested for bribery of 3.6 million yen (December 19, 2007)
 Sticking to resumption of MSDF mission, ruling bloc forcibly extends Diet session (December 15, 2007)
 JCP exposes collusive relationships between Defense Ministry and problematic contractors (December 14, 2007)
 JCP expresses opposition to extension of Diet session to enact bill to resume SDF refueling mission (December 14, 2007)
 Ruling bloc adopts policy of increasing consumption tax rate in FY 2009 (December 14, 2007)
 1,600 in rally say ‘No!’ to resumption of MSDF refueling mission (December 13, 2007)
 JCP criticizes bill to revise Broadcast Law (December 13, 2007)
 Japan’s request for substantial ‘sympathy budget’ cut rejected by U.S. (December 13, 2007)
 Business circles push major parties for consumption tax hikes (December 12, 2007)
 LDP decides to extend Diet session again (December 11, 2007)
 JCP Shii: Japan should not obstruct U.S. removal of N. Korea from its list of countries sponsoring terrorism (December 6, 2007)
 Labor Ministry has neglected illegal corporate practice of not directly hiring temp workers (December 5, 2007)
 JCP demands full revelation of defense scandal (December 5, 2007)
 Upper House passes bill to withdraw SDF from Iraq (November 29, 2007)
 2 labor laws enacted; JCP votes against (November 28 & 29, 2007)
 JCP Yamashita urges prime minister to abandon ‘structural reform’ policies (November 27, 2007)
 JCP Shii holds talks with prime minister (November 23, 2007)
 Kakushinkon holds annual national exchange meeting with largest number of participants ever (November 18, 2007)
 Upper House disapproves government proposal for panel candidates (November 15, 2007 )
 Japan should take part in Maritime Interdiction Operation: a DPJ Dietmember (November 14, 2007)
 Fukuda resigns from pro-constitutional revision parliamentary league (November 13, 2007 )
 HEPCO executives gave donations to LDP and Hokkaido governor (November 13, 2007)
 Keidanren evaluates LDP and DPJ (November 13, 2007)
  ‘Two major parties’ share the same line and inclinations: JCP Shii (November 10, 2007)
 Disaster victims relief law revised unanimously (November 9 & 10, 2007)
 Keidanren chair highly values idea of forming LDP-DPJ grand coalition (November 9, 2007)
 Lower House committee passes two labor bills (November 8, 2007)

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