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Japanese leader winds up first month

...No one expected a quick economic turnaround when Keizo Obuchi took over as prime minister of Japan -- and he has...away from openly attacking Obuchi. "Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi, the Japanese people have not chosen you as their prime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/01/bus_237651.shtml
Business
Japan's ruling party submits bank crisis legislation

...losses. The bill would establish the mechanism for injecting such capital into the debt-ridden banks. Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party have been under intense pressure from world leaders to move more aggressively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/08/bus_241211.shtml
Business
Sony chief sees opportunity

...everybody else in this country, Mr. Ohga is almost sanguine. Contrary to popular opinion, he says, Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi isn't so bad. And Sony, thank you very much, is humming along just fine. "It's in the hard times that companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/25/bus_242799.shtml
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Legacy of last god-king lingers

...concerts and memorials in and around the moat-ringed Imperial Palace. Akitaka Saiki, spokesman for Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi, said the event's tone reflected Akihito's desire to be more accessible than his enigmatic father, while maintaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/17/met_274635.shtml
Metro
Dollar slips, Japanese stocks mixed

...ruling party elder and economic policy expert, was likely to be named finance minister, traders said. Foreign Minister Keizo Obuchi, who is expected to be voted in Thursday as Japan's next prime minister, has been courting Miyazawa to serve as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/30/bus_234620.shtml
Business
Japanese stocks close sharply higher

...in Tokyo and also below its late New York level of 119.99 yen overnight. Share prices soared after Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi's ruling Liberal Democratic Party sealed a political alliance late Thursday with the minority Liberal Party, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/21/bus_245281.shtml
Business
Investigation focuses on missteps in Japanese nuclear accident

...suffering potentially lethal doses of radiation. Forty-six other people were also exposed to radiation. Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi asked for tighter emergency safety checks at all facilities handling nuclear fuel. He also requested a study on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/05/tec_271802.shtml
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Military dispatch against suspicious ships leaves Japan shaken

...live rounds into the darkness as crew members flashed lights in the direction of the fleeing ships. Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi defended the dispatch of the military warships and said a study was needed for future response to intruders. "Although...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/25/tec_257242.shtml
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Russia gets loan from Japan

...sound economic program before resuming aid. Japan, however, promised Friday -- a week before Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi is to visit Moscow -- to lend an $800 million chunk of the IMF-led loan to Russia. Obuchi made the offer during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/07/bus_244002.shtml
Business
Bond prices on rise

...new measures to revive the sickly economy. The drop in the yen and disappointment with the details of Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi's first major policy speech to Parliament fueled concerns that the economic situation in Asia would worsen. A further...

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