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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.
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.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).