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Syonan Shimbun, 1 January 1943

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The Syonan Sinbun abacdafdfsf sdf fE NGL I S H I No. 22 FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, KOKI 2603, SYOWA 18 7 Cents.

H.I.M. PRAYS FOR FAMILY, STATE, PEOPLE [ARTICLE]

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H.I.M. PRAYS FOR FAMILY, STATE, PEOPLE Domei, TOKYO, Jan. 1 His Imperial Majesty the Emperor early this morning officiated at the solemn ceremony of Shihohai (worshipping in four directions) in the Palace. In this important annual court ritual. His Imperial Majesty worshipped at the Ise Grand Shrines, and ether deities*

NEW YEAR WILL USHER IN NEW ERA [ARTICLE]

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NEW YEAR WILL USHER IN NEW ERA Syouin Mayor's Message To Public O~F 'ING. with profound resre, t, fsliatttfems for the longevity of xiis Impcr.al Majesty ihe Emperor and the enternal prosperity" of the Imperial Household, the Mayor of Syonan Slgeo Odate, in a New Year message says that the

Chief Military Administrator Issues Message [ARTICLE]

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Chief Military Administrator Issues Message EMPHASIS ON CONSTR UCTION IN A NEW YEAR message the Chief Military Administr'atorj Malai and Sumatra, reminds the^ people that the primary work cf the moment is the reconstruction or Asia, to which they are called upon to contribute their full share, at the same

Hongkong Resounds With Activity [ARTICLE]

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Hongkong Resounds With Activity Domel. HONGKONG, Jan. I—With courage, which springs from confidence in a sound future resounding with vigorous construction work, Hongkong greets the second New Year since its liberation from British tyranny. Chinese residents greet Nippon residents with the words "Omedeto" < Happy New Year). In the short

Tani Sends Greetings To Interned Nippon Nationals [ARTICLE]

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Tani Sends Greetings To Interned Nippon Nationals *vomel TOKYO, Jan. I.—Foreign Min st.?r Masayuki Taui has dsp uciicd New Year's greetings on bohalf of the people of Nippon to Nippon nationals interned in various concentration camps throughout the United States. Britain. Canada. Australia, New Zealand and Ind'rt. The messages were

New Year At Syonan Jinja [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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New Year At Syonan Jinja SYONAN JINJA, where many Nippon subjects this morning paid homage toward the Imperial Palace and to the memory of Nippon troops who died in the Greater East Asia War. Syonan celebrates its first New Tear today when the majority of pubic and commercial houses will

East Asia Minister Calls For Greater Efforts By People [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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East Asia Minister Calls For Greater Efforts By People 'ULTIMATE VICTORY OURS' Dntnoi ———•»<». ««IF?--TOKYO, Jan. I—ln his New Year message to the entire nation, Kazuo Aoki, Greater East Asiatic Affairs Mintaisr, reaffirmed his unshakable confidence in Nippon's ultimate victory in the current war, hand-in-hand with the Axis) powers, and

MAINICHI SHIMBUN [ARTICLE]

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MAINICHI SHIMBUN Domei. TOKYO. Dec. St—The Tokyo Nichi Nichi shimbun and the Osaka Mainichi Shimbun will be issued under the new name of "Mainichi Shimbun." with the j editorial office located la Tokyo be. ginning January 1. i

United States' Move To Conserve Copper [ARTICLE]

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United States' Move To Conserve Copper DomeL LISBON. Dec. 29.—1t Is reported from WashiiiKton that in artier to preserve copper which is becoming extremely scanty in the United States. Henry Morgenthau. Secretary of the Treasury, has established specifications for a new one-cent coin to be made of zinc coated with

Premier Lauds Armed Services [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Premier Lauds Armed Services SWIFT, WELL-PLANNED SIR A TEG V WON VICTOR V Tojo's Message To Nation Dome! TOKYO, Jan. I.—The firm resolve and determination of Nippon to prosecute the War of Greater East Asia was strongly reiterated by Premier General Hideki Tojo in a New Year message to the

NEW DJAWA MAGAZINE [ARTICLE]

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NEW DJAWA MAGAZINE DocieL TOKYO, Dec. 31.—1t is reported a new bi-monthly magazine known as Djawa Baroe or New Djaw:. will be issued in Djakarta by the Asahi Shimbun with the advent of the New Year. The periodical which will be issued on the first and fifteenth of each month

FOUNDATION LAID FOR FINAL VICTORY [ARTICLE]

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FOUNDATION LAID FOR FINAL VICTORY I Domef TOKYO, Jan. I.—Admiral Nobumasa Suetsugu, who is regarded in Nippon as the 'Father' of Nippon's modern Navy, in an article In the Yomiuri-Hochi s New Year edition observed that the progress of the Greater East Asia War thus far has been featured by

IMPERIAL FORCES USE ALL CAPTURED BASES [ARTICLE]

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IMPERIAL FORCES USE ALL CAPTURED BASES Nation Renews Will To Fight War Till Ultimate Victory TOKYO, Jan. I.—Nippon greets the New Year with unchallenged supremacy already firmly established over its enemies throughout the vast areas of Greater East Asia. Virtually all the enemies' former advanced bases, along their so-called anti-Nippon

Chief Military Administrator Issues Message [ARTICLE]

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Chief Military Administrator Issues Message '—rt 1* Continued from page 1 toistory of Asia. However, the war has only begun. Today's tranquil.ty is due to the oppression of the enemy at all places on land, at sea and in the air by our heroic forces, and we must always keep

INDOCHINA TO GIVE MORE AID [ARTICLE]

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INDOCHINA TO GIVE MORE AID Pamol HANOI. Jtn. 1. —After an i eventful year which hs.d been m irked by th? growing friendchip between Nippon and French Indochina, the people or French Indochina today welcomed the New Year amid figns auguring another fruitful year of ctllabor- 1 atinn with Nippon.

New Year's Song Will Be Heard For First Time [ARTICLE]

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New Year's Song Will Be Heard For First Time THOSE in Syonan who have not yet heard the famous Nippon song, 'Song of January First,' or 'New Year's Song' will have an opportunity to do so today when It will be sung for the first time since Syonan came under

Nippon People, Burmese Share Rejoicings Of The Season [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Nippon People, Burmese Share Rejoicings Of The Season DeaeL RANGOON, Jan. I.—The New Year was ushered in the city of Pagodas today with smiles and happy thoughts, although it is true that for the Burmese, the bulk of whom are Buddhists. January 1 does not mark the change of calendar,

Spirit Of New Malai [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Spirit Of New Malai AN :o\ si.'dicr squats by a fo roadside to te I eager Ma«ai youngsters of Nippon's Mission in Greater East Asia.— j (Domei photo.)

British Eighth Army Battered In Libya [ARTICLE]

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British Eighth Army Battered In Libya WAR ENLARGING IN SCOPE Domci. LISBON, Dec. 30— The Libyan campaifn seems to be enlarging in scope as reports from Rome disclosed considerable SoSKSTugS^ on Brittsh Eifhth Army COlumns in The activities of Axis and antiAxis fcrcss are confined to strengthening and reinforcing their

Serious Shortage In North Africa [ARTICLE]

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Serious Shortage In North Africa ■mm LISBON, Dec. 30.—1t is reported from Washington that at a Joint conference with Elmer Davis of the Office of War Information, Director Milton S. Eisen-Hower. brother of General Eisen-Hower. and Associate Director of the Information Office, who returned on Sunday after a two-week vis.t

Leaders Call For More Co-Operation [ARTICLE]

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Leaders Call For More Co-Operation LEADERS of the various communities in Syonan in their New Year messages urge their ccmparriots to co-operate yet more with the Government in whatever work there is to do. DR. MM BOON KBNG. President of the Overseas Chinese Association. urges various communities in Syonan to

MANCHOUKUO AT ONE WITH NIPPON [ARTICLE]

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MANCHOUKUO AT ONE WITH NIPPON Am bassador Makes New Year Message Do met. TOKYO. Jan. I.—Concentration of the total strength of the Empire of Manchoukuo during the forthcoming year, on the prosecution of the war of Greater East Asia In the light of inseparable relations between Manchoukuo and Nippon, was

'Victory Is Certain,' Says Prime Minister [ARTICLE]

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'Victory Is Certain,' Says Prime Minister DomeL HSINKING. Jan. I—ln a New Year's message addressed to the people of Manchoukuo. Premier Chang Ching-hui stressed the great achievements attained during the past year and declared that victory in the War of Greater East Asia is certain. Pointing out that the countries

New Year Finds Malai Ready To Shoulder Responsibilities [ARTICLE]

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New Year Finds Malai Ready To Shoulder Responsibilities NOTHING TO BE LEFT UNDONE Domei. THE NEW YEAR finds the New Malai kicking off its swaddling clothes and forging ahead at top speed to shoulder one ol the most im >Mrt«»t -its The five million inhabitants of Malai today are deeply

PRINCE TEH PLEDGES FULL CO-OPERATION [ARTICLE]

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PRINCE TEH PLEDGES FULL CO-OPERATION DomeL KALGAN, Jan. I.—Prince Teh, President of Mengchiang Government, in a New Year message, urged ihe people of Mongolia to redouble their efforts to hasten the establishment of a Greater East Asia by continu ng to cooperate fully with Nippon. Prince Teh's message fellows: 'I

U.S., Britain Feel Acute Paper Shortage [ARTICLE]

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U.S., Britain Feel Acute Paper Shortage Ponifi. LISBON, D^c. 30.—Paper conrervatirn diive in Britain has even been extended to railway tick3ts, according to London reports. Passengers are being requested to deposit tickets in depots instead of I throwing them away while tickets have been made smaller In order to save

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NEW ZEALAND'S PLACE IN GREATER EAST ASIA [ARTICLE]

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NEW ZEALAND'S PLACE IN GREATER EAST ASIA PRESENTS UNIQUE PROBLEM Dome! KJKW ZEALAND, the most un-Asiatic of the many nations lying within the confines of the Greater East Asia Co-Pros-perity Sphere, owes its present colouring to the fact that its population is predominantly British. Lying in the extreme South i

UNSUNG HEROES OF WAR IN AIR [ARTICLE]

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UNSUNG HEROES OF WAR IN AIR DwueL UUCH has already been written "■of the brilliant achievements of the Nippon Army and Navy Air Forces but behind the daring exploits of the flying officers and men are the little publicized, but equally heroic, deeds of the ground crews—the unsung heroes of

Nippon Paratroops' Historic Debut Over Palembang [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Nippon Paratroops' Historic Debut Over Palembang CiANDING out in bold relief in the history of the Greater East Asia War is the epochmaking drive staged by the Nippon Forces which culm nated in the unconditional surrender of the Netherlands East Ind es, gave Nippon access to vasi, natural oil resources

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Asiatic Freedom [ARTICLE]

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Asiatic Freedom NEW YEAR is usually the: occasion for making resolu-j tions, and this year, the Asiatic j nations have special reasons' for resolving that never again' will they allow their regained' freedom to be lost under anyj circumstances. Freed at con-' siclerable expense in men and! materials from the

Malai's Awakening [ARTICLE]

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Malai's Awakening SWEET ARE the uses of adversity.' In the past, it is greatly to be feared, far too many Malaians were content to live in a fairy world of make-believe heading nowhere in a blind alley. Today all this is changed. Since Jan. 1 a year ago, many have

Tokyo Officials Forego Holidays [ARTICLE]

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Tokyo Officials Forego Holidays GOVERNMENT officials will forego their usual year-end and New Year holidays in deference to the occasion when Nippon is engaged in a titanic mission to pui-h the Greater East Asia War to victory, says a Domei message from Tokyo. rremier General Ilideki Tojo iseued orders on

Bank To Help To Develop Southern Regions Resources [ARTICLE]

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Bank To Help To Develop Southern Regions Resources Domei. i jIJURING nearly nine months period since its establishment on Mar. 30, this year, the Southern Development Bank, with its head office in Tokyo, has completed its business structure, and now is ready to launch its activities at various I places

ON LOOK-OUT FOR THE ENEMY [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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ON LOOK-OUT FOR THE ENEMY Always on the look-out for enemy craft, units of the Imperial Navy are engaged in patrolling: the wide Pacific expanse and in convoy duties along sea lanes connecting Nippon Proper, and the Southern Regions. Thanks to the vigilance of the Imperial Navy, these sea lanes

LAWLESS CITY TURNS INTO MODEL PEACE ZONE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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LAWLESS CITY TURNS INTO MODEL PEACE ZONE CHANGHAI, "Chicago of the u Orient," has checked in her guns. Once her name was synonymous with law-, lessness, shootings, armed kidnappings, crimes of every kind. The front pages of her daily newspapers were not complete without the story of at least one

VICTORY TO POWER GAINING CONTROL OF SEAS [ARTICLE]

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VICTORY TO POWER GAINING CONTROL OF SEAS KENICHI NAKAYA Nippon Navy's Smashing Victories In Pacific Ocean BY Domei Naval Correspondent TOKYO, Dec. 31.—Nippon today can look back to a series of achievements by her armed forces such as are without parallel in the annals of warfare. The titanic struggle, however,

Posed As Man In World War [ARTICLE]

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Posed As Man In World War YONOSUKE MUTSU German Heroine Lives In Tokyo 1 BY I>omei Staff Correspondent. THIS is a*story of a girls bravx ery: a unique story of meritorious service rendered to h«r country by a German wcrld war nrJ£ me' o,n °w a resident in the P^tty

War Stimulates Rather Than Restrains Music In Nippon [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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War Stimulates Rather Than Restrains Music In Nippon THE tremendous advance of 1 Nippon musical culture, which has been stimulated rather than restrained during the recent; period of grave and embittered armei hostilities, is nowhere reflected more notably than in the field of symphonic music, which now occupies the foremost