Aug. 31, 2014

World Media Rush to Report "Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat"

Tokyo, Aug. 30 (Jiji Press)--Media reports that Sanrio Co.'s <8136> popular character Hello Kitty is "not a cat" have swirled across the globe, following a U.S. newspaper story.

Abe Seen Naming Eto as Security Legislation Minister

Tokyo, Aug. 30 (Jiji Press)--Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is examining the idea of naming former Parliamentary Senior Vice Defense Minister Akinori Eto as minister for security legislation, a post to be created in a cabinet shakeup Wednesday, informed sources said Saturday.

HEADLINES

POLITICS
Indian Prime Min. Modi Voices Willingness to Strengthen Security Ties with Japan
ECONOMY
Japan Govt, Ruling Parties Look at Doubling Size-Based Corporate Tax
SPORTS
Japan Panel Proposes Ambassador for Sports ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
OTHER
5,000 Join Central Tokyo Quake Drill Assuming Temblor Directly Hitting Capital

out-of-wedlock child

(例文) Japan's Diet enacted a bill to delete the Civil Code article that discriminates against the inheritance rights of out-of-wedlock children.

婚姻(wedlock)の外の子、つまり、結婚していない男女の間に生まれた「婚外子」「非嫡出子」。out-of-marriage childと同義です。例文は「日本の国会は婚外子の遺産相続権に対して差別する民法の条項を削除する法案を成立させた」と訳すことができます。

AFP-JIJI PRESS NEWS JOURNAL