News Column

Japanese morning newspaper headlines

August 19, 2014

The following are the headlines of top stories carried by major Japanese newspapers in their Wednesday morning editions:

-- Professor receiving gov't subsidies for his research project on Alzheimer's disease joined panel to evaluate the subsidies (Asahi)

-- Gov't mulls forgiving loans to students who are crime victims (Mainichi)

-- Revised Japan-U.S. defense cooperation guidelines to enable SDF to provide ammo to U.S. forces in places other than battlefields (Yomiuri)

-- Citigroup to offload Japanese retail banking business (Nikkei)

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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