May 24, 2017

LTCB Ex-President Onogi, Acquitted of Window-Dressing, Dies

Tokyo, May 24 (Jiji Press)--Katsunobu Onogi, who served as president of Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan just before its business failure in 1998, passed away on May 10, it was learned Wednesday. He was 80.

UNSC's Emergency Meet on N. Korea Ends without Progress

New York, May 23 (Jiji Press)--The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting on Tuesday to discuss possible responses to North Korea's ballistic missile launch on Sunday, but the talks ended without much progress.

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