Nov. 17, 2019

Mother of Abductee Seeks Japan Govt's Serious Action

Niigata, Nov. 16 (Jiji Press)--The 83-year-old mother of Megumi Yokota, one of Japanese abduction victims in North Korea, has sought serious action by the Japanese government for resolving the issue of abductees.

JR West Not to Show Any Train Car from 2005 Crash to Public

Osaka, Nov. 16 (Jiji Press)--West Japan Railway Co. <9021>, or JR West, plans to preserve all seven cars of a train that crashed in 2005 to kill 106 passengers at an employee training center, without opening any of them to the public.

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POLITICS
US Defense Chief Calls on Japan, S. Korea to Maintain Military Info Pact
ECONOMY
Tokyo Forex (5 P.M.): U.S. Dollar=108.55-56 Yen; Euro=1.1016-1017 Dollars
SPORTS
Pro Baseball: DeNA Posts Slugger Tsutsugo for MLB Teams
OTHER
Some 80% Say Not Stick to Imperial Succession by Male-Line Males: Jiji Poll
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