Mar 13, 2012

Today's top news: New regime for food radiation tests

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES
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[NATIONAL NEWS]
New regime for food radiation tests
The health ministry has issued to municipalities unified radiation testing guidelines effectively requiring regular sample checks on any food item that has a cesium reading of 50 becquerels per kilogram in current or past random inspections.
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http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314a1.html

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[BUSINESS NEWS]
BOJ to beef up loan supply for prospective growth sectors
The Bank of Japan will maintain its zero interest rate policy while enhancing its loan scheme for prospective growth industries to \5.5 trillion, up from \3.5 trillion.
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http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nb20120314a1.html

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[NATIONAL NEWS]
109-year-old fine following appendectomy
A 109-year-old woman in Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, has undergone a successful appendectomy, likely becoming the oldest patient to have such surgery in Japan.
[MORE] ->
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314a2.html


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OTHER NEWS
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[NATIONAL NEWS]
Probe panel reluctant to disclose politicians' hearings
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314a3.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Cyndi Lauper's staying power disaster-tested and still in tune
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314a4.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Safety panel to present view on Oi reactors soon
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314a5.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Another year to be tacked on North Korea sanctions
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314a6.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Tokyo ranks sixth in competitiveness
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314a7.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Morocco's El Otmani vows solar power tieup
MASAMI ITO
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314f1.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Film on man who gave U.S. cherry trees to be screened
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314f2.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Tokyo has way to go to gird for Big One, consultant says
CHRIS COOPER and KIYOTAKA MATSUDA
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120314n1.html


BUSINESS
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[BUSINESS NEWS]
Cap and trade won't hurt: eco panel
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nb20120314a2.html

[BUSINESS NEWS]
Reconstruction Agency to woo savvy execs
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nb20120314a3.html

[BUSINESS NEWS]
FTA talks with resource-rich Mongolia in the offing
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nb20120314a4.html

[BUSINESS NEWS]
Iranian bank put on sanctions list
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nb20120314a5.html

[BUSINESS NEWS]
California BTMU unit eyes purchase
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nb20120314a6.html

[BUSINESS NEWS]
Asahi Kasei to buy Zoll Medical for $2.2 billion
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nb20120314n1.html

[BUSINESS NEWS]
Auto sector took early charge in efforts to get Tohoku back on its feet
YUKI HAGIWARA, ANNA MUKAI and MASATSUGU HORIE
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nb20120314n2.html


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OPINION
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[JT EDITORIAL]
Loss of bonds a growing problem
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/ed20120314a1.html

[JT EDITORIAL]
Ease loan burdens in disaster area
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/ed20120314a2.html

[OPINION]
A wakeup call Japan ignored
PAUL BLUSTEIN
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20120314a1.html

[OPINION]
Renew commitment to building a new Japan
YOSHIHIKO NODA
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20120314a2.html

[OPINION]
Sending the wrong message to North Korea
ANDREW NATSIOS
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20120314a3.html

[OPINION]
World has a stake in Russia's youthful vanguard
CONDOLEEZZA RICE
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20120314a4.html

[OPINION]
Japan's cautionary tale for the U.S.
ROBERT J. SAMUELSON
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20120314rs.html

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FEATURES
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[COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY NEWS]
USB beans and yet another 'toy' camera
RICK MARTIN
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nc20120314rm.html


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SPORTS
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[BASEBALL]
Baseball bidding for Olympic return
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/sb20120314a1.html

[SOCCER]
Arsenal prevails over Newcastle with goal in stoppage time
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/sc20120314a1.html

[ICE HOCKEY]
Sharks snap streak at five
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/sh20120314a1.html

[BASKETBALL]
Love, Timberwolves turn up heat in fourth
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/sk20120314a1.html

[BASKETBALL]
Evessa's Washington arrested in drug case
ED ODEVEN
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/sk20120314b1.html

[SPORTS]
Love deserves consideration for MVP
PETER VECSEY
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/sp20120314pv.html

[SUMO]
Baruto dominates in victory over Myogiryu
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/ss20120314b1.html


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