Nov. 01, 2014

Ex-Nagasaki Mayor Motoshima Dies, After Surviving Gunshot in 1990

Nagasaki, Oct. 31 (Jiji Press)--Former Nagasaki Mayor Hitoshi Motoshima, who survived being shot by a right-wing extremist in 1990, died of pneumonia on Friday. He was 92.

Japan Govt Eyes 2-Part Economic Stimulus

Tokyo, Oct. 31 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government and the ruling coalition are now considering taking economic stimulus steps in two stages, following the Bank of Japan's decision Friday to loosen its monetary policy further, informed sources said the same day.

HEADLINES

POLITICS
N. Korea Acknowledges Past Probe into Japanese Abductees Had Been Insufficient
ECONOMY
Japan Govt, Ruling Coalition Considering Taking Stimulus Measures in 2 Stages
SPORTS
Soccer: Neymar to Be Called Up for Brazil's 2016 Olympic Team: Coach Gallo
OTHER
Japan Regulator to Start Work to Draw Up Report on Safety of Takahama N-Reactors