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  • June 3, 2016
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NHK gave top play to a report that OPEC failed to reach an agreement on setting targets for crude oil production on Thursday. Other top news included a report on the increasing possibility that baseball and softball, karate, skateboarding, surfing, and sports climbing will be included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


Top stories in national dailies included a local court order to suspend a planned hate speech march on June 5 (Asahi); a 1998 letter written by former Chief Cabinet Secretary Kajiyama saying that Nago should be the only option for Futenma relocation due to opposition in mainland Japan (Mainichi); the cabinet’s endorsement of GOJ plans for the dynamic engagement of all citizens in Japan (Yomiuri); Japanese listed companies’ plans to pay the majority of their profits to shareholders (Nikkei); and the expected use of artificial intelligence in defense equipment in the future (Sankei).


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