Aug. 21, 2018

(Update) Typhoon Soulik Seen Approaching Southern Kyushu

Tokyo, Aug. 20 (Jiji Press)--Strong Typhoon Soulik is forecast to approach the southern part of the Kyushu southwestern Japan region and the Amami islands from Tuesday evening through night, the Japan Meteorological Agency said Monday.

Komeito Leader Yamaguchi Seen Extending His Tenure Further

Tokyo, Aug. 20 (Jiji Press)--Natsuo Yamaguchi is highly likely to be reappointed as head of Komeito at a party convention on Sept. 30, according to informed sources.

HEADLINES

POLITICS
Yamaguchi Highly Likely to Be Named Komeito Chief again at Sept. 30 Party Meet
ECONOMY
Tokyo Forex (5 P.M.): U.S. Dollar=110.61-62 Yen; Euro=1.1420-1421 Dollars
SPORTS
Pro Baseball: Yakult Announces Ishii's GM Inauguration on Sept. 1
OTHER
Silver Seal Used by Last 2 Tokugawa Shoguns Found