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Syonan Shimbun, 4 September 1945

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The Syonan Shimbun REPORT TO THRONE Tokyo, Sept. 2—(Domei)— His Imperial Majesty the Emperor received in audience Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and General Yoshijiro Umezu, Chief of the Army General Staff today. With Premier Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni in attendance, they reported the signing of surrender aboard the U.S.S. Missouri. U.S.

Allied Landing Will Be Announced Two Days In Advance [ARTICLE]

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Allied Landing Will Be Announced Two Days In Advance Arrangements with regard to the landing of the Allied Army are slightly changed. The Allied Squadrpn is expected to arrive in waters south-west of Johore this evening, but the actual landing in Singapore will be announced two days in advance. From

Arrival Of Allied Fleet In Singapore [ARTICLE]

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Arrival Of Allied Fleet In Singapore According to a radio^ news broadcast from Kandy, Ceylon, while the clearing up of tlie minefields in the Straits of Malacca to make navigation of Singapore waters safe for entry of the Allied convoy is already under wav, it mav be a few clays

GEN. SLIM NEW SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMANDER [ARTICLE]

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GEN. SLIM NEW SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMANDER A Reuter wireless broadcast recorded by the Domei News Agency reported that General Sir WiOim Slim, 53-yearold Commander of the. 14th Army. hat succeeded Lieut.-General Oliver Leese in the command of the Allied forces in the Southeast Asia.

CHINESE AIR FORCE [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE AIR FORCE l'eking, Sept. 2 -(Pomei) The National Military Coun.il Of th* National (iovemment of liina recently notified the Hea(lquartan ti JafMMM Fx|>e«li•iiiiv Forces in Cliina of its inteution to estaMi^i Cbinasp air Tare coHimamls within ten d»)l at such airfields as Han^<how Isuian, Canton *ud l'eku»g. PROCLAMATION All

Surrender Of Japanese In Southern Regions [ARTICLE]

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Surrender Of Japanese In Southern Regions The surrender of the Japanese Armed Forces in the South was arranged at Rangoon on August 27 by Lieut-General Numada, and accordingly, in order to negotiate further details of the surrender, Lt.-General Numada visited Rangoon again on Sept. 4. At the same time, to

GREW IN YOKOHAMA [ARTICLE]

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GREW IN YOKOHAMA Tokyo, Sept. 2-(Domei) Joseph Grew, former United States Ambassador to Japan, arrived yesterday at Yokohama and registered at the New Grand Hotel, according to the Asahi.

IMPERIAL WORSHIP TO BE HELD [ARTICLE]

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IMPERIAL WORSHIP TO BE HELD Tokyo, Sept. 2, (Domei)— Their Imperial Majesties the Emperor and Empress will personally worship at three sanctuaries in the Imperial Palace tomorrow to report to the souls of Imperial ancestors of, the termination of the War of Greater East Asia, which was formally brought to

BRITISH CENSORSHIP IN TEHERAN ENDS [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH CENSORSHIP IN TEHERAN ENDS Routers reported from Teheran that the British section of British-Soviet-Iranian censorship ceased today. Russian censors are awaiting instructions from Moscow and are still functioning, says Doraei. They have agreed, however, that there would be no censorship on outgoing and incoming l>ress and other matter to

BRITISH LIAISON PLANE [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH LIAISON PLANE A British seaplane will arrive in Singapore today on a liaison mission, it is learned. The plane will leave on the following day bearing the replies of the Japanese authorities to various inquiries made by the South Ea.st Asia Command.

LIEUT.-GEN. ISHIHARA BARES REASONS FOR DEFEAT [ARTICLE]

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LIEUT.-GEN. ISHIHARA BARES REASONS FOR DEFEAT Tokyo, Sept. 2— (Domei) "Japan's defeat in war is God's will," Lieut.-General Kanji Ishihars (retired) declared in the course of a lengthy speech delivered before a large audience at Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, last Friday, Aug. 31. Ishihara was one of the army leaders

IMPERIAL PROCLAMATION ISSUED [ARTICLE]

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IMPERIAL PROCLAMATION ISSUED Tokyo, Sept. 2— (Domei)— Following the fornv.l signing of the Japanese surrender terms by Allied and Japanese delegates at a ceremony held aboard the U.S.S. Missouri of! Yokohama this morning, His Imperial Majesty the Emperor issued the following Imperial proclamation i "Accepting the terms set forth in

'FULFIL OBLIGATIONS FAITHFULLY NIPPON PREMIER EXHORTS NATION [ARTICLE]

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'FULFIL OBLIGATIONS FAITHFULLY NIPPON PREMIER EXHORTS NATION Tokyo, Sept. 2, (Domei)—Premier Prince Higashikuni in a statement to the nation urged the Japanese people to faithfully carry out all provisions of the instrument of surrender and orders issued by the Government and Imperial Headquarters, in' conformity with the Imperial Proclamation issued

CHINESE SCRIBE REVIEWS SINORUSSIAN, JAPANESE RELATIONS [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE SCRIBE REVIEWS SINORUSSIAN, JAPANESE RELATIONS Tokyo, Sept. 2, <Domei -The dawn of a new Fast Asia will undoubtedly arrive in ihe very near future if a peace-loving Japanese nation firmly shakes hands with the hine<e, who bv namrp are lovers of peace, Li Su-sluh, war correspondent of the Ta

SOVIETS ENTER SHANHAIKWAN [ARTICLE]

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SOVIETS ENTER SHANHAIKWAN Peking, Sctvt. i, Ipomei) —j Tioops of tlie Soviet Army of occupation in Manchuria entered Shaohaikiraa area acrosi the CkioCM Great Wall yesterday. Japanese forces in that area in an eftort to avoid untoward incidents promptly opened negotiations with i Red Army authorities. Japanese residents were mo\ed

GEN. YEN ENTERS TAIYUAN [ARTICLE]

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GEN. YEN ENTERS TAIYUAN Taiyuan, Sept. 1, (Domei) —Gtneral en Msi han, conimander of the Chinese j ;nd War Zone, entered i Taiyuan, capital of SljanM j province, with his troops at 10 o'clock last Thuis>iuy i night. I i

Nation Urged To Face Future With Courage [ARTICLE]

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Nation Urged To Face Future With Courage Tokyo, Sept. i, (Domei)— On the eve of the formal signing tomorrow of Japan's j acceptance of the terms of the Potsdam Declaiation aboard the C.S.S. Mi-souri off Yokohama, Foreign Minj-ter Marnoru ShigeBBttM this afternoon, in the course of a pi ess interUew,

Straits Waters Being Swept Of Mines [ARTICLE]

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Straits Waters Being Swept Of Mines The !?i\th Mine«vroping Flotilla of the Royal Navy and the 37th Minevwecning Flotilla ot the Koval Indiaa Navy, escoitcd by the iiritiah Fast Indies Fleet, began their minesweesing of the Malacca Straits at daylight Supday, the South-east Asia Command announced on Sept. 2, according

MADAME CHIANG ARRIVE BACK IN CHUNGKiNG [ARTICLE]

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MADAME CHIANG ARRIVE BACK IN CHUNGKiNG Lisbon. Sept. 3—(Domeij-A Bautar dispatch from Oktiingking \today ia4ioatad that tlie sin render of Jai ai'fse troc.ps in CiiiLa wrm!d take plare at ivauKing on TliursJav. I'hi.iese fro >)S alreaily have e.iUred CaatoO and Ichang. the aiilßafa sail Meantime, it was also npetimi that

Tokyo Press On Measures For Reconstruction [ARTICLE]

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Tokyo Press On Measures For Reconstruction Tokyo, Sept. I—(Domei) Tokyo newspapers today continued devoting their editorial columns to discussion on policies ami measures for the reconstrur- j lion of Japan along democratic! hues. The Yotniuri Horfu ssid the Japanese people are braatbittfj a M^h of relief because then misgivings entertained

VAN MOOK IN CEYLON [ARTICLE]

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VAN MOOK IN CEYLON Dr. Httticrtui van Monk, I.irnt.r.ovprTioi of the Xethn lands Kast Indies, and •C. O. Vaadetpias, member of thr Netherlands Fast InHipv Easl I n«1i«-^ governing cmiiH il, arrived in Colon.'>o Saturday and immediatrly firw on to Kandv for ta!^ «iih Admiral Lord Lftnti Monnt'mttpn. a RwittW

Chemical Fertilizers' Output To Be Increased [ARTICLE]

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Chemical Fertilizers' Outpu t To Be Increased Tokro, Sept. t, (Domei)-* It is learned Government if contemplating e\ery possible measure to rehabilitate the chemical fertilizers industry which was seriously cripple^ during wartime with empha* sis j/hiced on increased pro* tluc'ion of ammonium sul» phate and ailrofenatli| ferti ii7TS. With the

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