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Headlines and Editorials in the Japanese Press

Thursday, May 18, 2006 Posted: 11:22 AM JST

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

TOP HEADLINES

Asahi:
Court rejects woman's insurance claim, saying man was killed for insurance money; Death by poisoning recognized in civil trial.

Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei & Tokyo Shimbun:
False quake resistance data: Huser President Ojima arrested

Nihon Keizai:
Government's bill against sale of copycat products on Internet auctions likely to obligate large sellers to disclose their names, including individuals

EDITORIALS

Asahi:
(1) Ozawa-led DPJ: How will the party deal with the LDP?
(2) False quake-resistance data: Investigations into key persons will now begin

Mainichi:
(1) Mindan and Chongryun: Two Korean groups must not turn their back on North Korean defectors
(2) Question time in Diet: Real debate now expected

Yomiuri:
(1) Question time in Diet: More in-depth debate on educational reform desired
(2) False quake-resistance data: Business practices gave short shrift to safety

Nihon Keizai:
(1) We hope to see heated debate in question time in Diet
(2) Reconciliation of Mindan, Chongryun is worth noting

Sankei:
(1) Reconciliation of two Korean in Japan: We hope Mindan does not turn into a second Chongryun
(2) Question time in Diet: In-depth review of post-war Japan needed

Tokyo Shimbun:
(1) Koizumi vs. Ozawa: We expect US force realignment and Yasukuni issue to be put on agenda for their debate
(2) Mindan and Chongryun: Are these two Korean organizations able to distance themselves from their home countries?

Keywords: national_news

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