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Jiji Press News on the Web is an Internet-based English service that keeps you abreast of developments in Japan in a range of specialized fields.

The package provides news about important policy decisions in Japan and up-to-the-minute information on Japan's economic and corporate activities, backed up by analysis from experts and comment from knowledgeable business leaders and policymakers. Major economic statistics are also available, along with financial market information and charts.

Fifty to 100 daily news items are classified by genre, allowing you easy access to the information you need. News flashes bring you the latest stories as they break. You can search news content by key word.

In an era of rapid change, this is an essential tool for Japan watchers around the world.

The service is available at affordable prices, and a one-month free trial service will be provided upon request. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested.กก

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If you have any queries regarding subscriptions to Jiji Press News on the Web or a free trial, please e-mail us by clicking here.


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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I configure my Web browser?
How do I log In?
How do I log out?
Do I need to input my User ID/Password every time I log in?
I cannot save my User ID/Password. What do I do?
How do I delete saved User ID/Password?
How do I search news content?

How do I configure my Web browser?
Jiji Press News on the Web uses JavaScript. Service pages will not display properly if JavaScript has not been activated.

How do I log In?
1. Access the site of Jiji Press News on the Web:
http://eng.jw.jiji.com/.
2. Input your User ID and Password, then click on "Enter." Click on "Enter" just once. If you click more than once, you cannot log in.
3. The "News & Charts" page will appear.

How do I log out?
1. Press the "Log Out" button at the top right corner of the "News & Charts" page.
2. Then click on "Yes."
3. You will be taken back to the "Log In" page.
*When you finish using Jiji Press News on the Web, be sure to press the "Log Out" button. If you close the window without pressing the "Log Out" button, you will not be able to log in again using the same User ID/Password for about 10 minutes.

Do I need to input my User ID/Password every time I log in?
By marking a check box to save your User ID/Password on the "Log In" page, you will be able to log in next time by simply pressing "Enter" since the "Log In" page will appear with your User ID/ Password already filled in.

I cannot save my User ID/Password. What do I do?
Cookies software is used for saving your User ID/Password. If you cannot save your UserID/Password using the steps explained above, please check that Cookies have been enabled on your Web browser.

How do I delete saved User ID/Password?
1. Press "Clear" to delete the saved User ID/Password in the "Log In" page.
2. When the message appears that your User ID/Password has been deleted from Cookies, press "OK."
3. Your User ID/Password has been deleted but will still appear on the "Log In" page. In order to confirm the deletion, reload the "Log In" page.

How do I search news content?
1. Specify the word you wish to search for in the box at the top of the "News & Charts" page.
2. Choose a time frame (the length of time you want to trace back from today) and click on "Search." If you do not select a time frame, the search will scan only news items from the past month.


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Service Days

Jiji Press News on the Web is available every day, but on a reduced scale on weekends, Japanese national holidays, and our year-end and New Year holidays. Past news stories are available every day through the key word search. Jiji Press News on the Web sometimes provides a special news service on holidays covering major scheduled events or breaking news.

Year-end and New Year holidays run from around Dec. 29 through Jan. 3. Japanese national holidays are on the following days.


Jan. 1New Year's Day
2nd Monday of JanuaryComing of the Age Day
Feb. 11National Foundation Day
Around March 20Vernal Equinox Day
April 29Greenery Day, or Birthday of Late Emperor Hirohito
May 3Constitution Memorial Day
May 4People's Day
May 5Children's Day
3rd Monday of JulyMarine Day
3rd Monday of SeptemberRespect for the Aged Day
Around Sept. 23Autumnal Equinox Day
2nd Monday of OctoberSports Day
Nov. 3Culture Day
Nov. 23Labor Thanksgiving Day
Dec. 23Emperor Akihito's Birthday

Note: If these holidays fall on Sunday, the following Monday will be a substitute holiday.


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