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Headlines and Editorials in the Japanese Press

Tuesday, May 16, 2006 Posted: 03:56 PM JST

Some of the top headlines and editorials in Japan's (Japanese language) newspapers today:

TOP HEADLINES

Asahi:
Measures on low birth rate: Government panel to map out package with focus on work styles and local assistance

Mainichi: Yomiuri: Sankei: Tokyo Shimbun:
Roster for Japanese World Cup team selected

Nihon Keizai:
Honda Motors to construct new plant with annual production capacity of 150,000 units in North America to meet demand for fuel-efficient vehicles

EDITORIALS

Asahi:
(1) Drugs: Cut off North Korean route
(2) Chinese yuan: Revaluation will provide springboard for development

Mainichi:
(1) Changing sponsorship of shogi tournament: Make a fresh start
(2) Measures on low birth rate: Ideas and money should not be spared

Yomiuri:
(1) DPJ's counterproposal on bill amending Basic Education Law: The opposition party should find common ground with government stance
(2) Police fabricate report in Setagaya murder case: Culprit won’t be caught this way

Nihon Keizai:
(1) Child-rearing assistance measures lack feasibility and funding
(2) 2006 World Cup in Germany: Opportunity to make friends

Sankei:
(1) Basic Education Law: DPJ plan not so bad
(2) 2006 World Cup: We want to see exciting games again

Tokyo Shimbun:
(1) 2006 World Cup in Germany: We want to see improved play by Japanese team
(2) Fake police investigation report on Setagaya murder case: Police should go back to basics of investigation

Keywords: national_news

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