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Headlines and Editorials in the Japanese Press

Friday, May 19, 2006 Posted: 11:21 AM JST

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

TOP HEADLINES

Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei & Tokyo Shimbun:
Missing elementary school boy in Akita found dead on riverbank

Nihon Keizai:
Seven & I Holdings to develop common terminal device used for its e-money as well as other companies' digital cash; Negotiations underway with JR East Japan on its Suica e-cash system

EDITORIALS

Asahi:
(1) Mindan and Chongryon: How best to use this reconciliation?
(2) Public opening of Kitora mural painting: What the White Tiger tells us

Mainichi:
(1) Shigeru Yokota's ROK visit: Spread of sympathy and solidarity to South Korea
(2) Hiroshi Fuse's viewpoint on US restored relations with Libya: It's too early to have an optimistic view of Libya as a model country that abandoned nuclear ambitions

Yomiuri:
(1) Medical reform: Prefectural governments ready to play a leading part?
(2) UN Secretary-General Annan's visit: Stagnation on UN reform would only lead to dysfunction

Nihon Keizai:
(1) International broadcasts need to be expanded in a way to be convincing to the nation
(2) False quake-resistance reports: More criminal acts likely, in addition to fraud

Sankei:
(1) Arrest of Huser President Ojima: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport should come up with safety measures
(2) Annan and UN: Full efforts needed for reform of UN Secretariat

Tokyo Shimbun:
(1) Medical reform bills sent to Upper House: Do not repeat tepid debate
(2) False quake-resistance reports: Safety of housing should be restored

Keywords: national_news

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