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2008-08-02 12:00:16

By Reiji Yoshida, Setsuko Kamiya And Kazuaki Nagata, Japan Times, Tokyo Aug. 2--To boost his acutely low popularity, Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda reshuffled his Cabinet and Liberal Democratic Party executives Friday, replacing 13 of his 17 ministers.

2008-08-01 15:00:29

By Takahiro Fukada, Japan Times, Tokyo Aug. 1--Faced with surging feed costs, more than 2,000 dairy farmers from across the country gathered Thursday in Tokyo's Hibiya Park to tell milk producers they will face a price hike.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.