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Tuesday, June 13, 2006

South Korea draws a tougher line as EEZ talks reopen

Japan and South Korea kick off two days of negotiations aimed at determining the boundaries of their exclusive economic zones in the Sea of Japan, but an agreement is unlikely as Seoul is expected to draw its line even closer to Japan than at present.

Schindler executive apologizes over fatal accident

Nine days after a teenage boy dies in an elevator accident, executives of the Schindler Group express their condolences to the victim's family and apologize for not appearing before the public sooner.

Hu's offer to visit at 'appropriate time' welcomed

The government welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao's comments over the weekend that he would like to visit Japan at an appropriate time if political relations improve.

Yokosuka mayor set to allow U.S. nuclear-powered carrier

Strong quake injures seven in western Japan

Reporter, photographer hurt in Cote d'Ivoire crash

Officials at 11 engineering companies charged with rigging bids for projects

Killer of two gets life sentence for botched vendetta at clinic

Oil leak fear briefly closes runway

Murakami may be facing fine of 13 billion yen

Eruption warning in Kagoshima

Daughter, mom tied to embezzlement

Gloves, obi seized in Akita probe

Israel wants 15 Japanese to attend fatal sea collision trial

Thalidomide user registry planned

Bando POW camp: chivalry's last bastion

Screeners seen granting award despite Wada plagiarism claims

Japanese merchant marine 'a species facing extinction'


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