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  • June 10, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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NHK gave top play to a report that former Peruvian president Kuczynski won the presidential runoff. NTV, Fuji TV, and TV Asahi led with reports that kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo announced at a press conference on Thursday that his wife is suffering from advanced breast cancer. TBS gave top play to a report that Tokyo Governor Masuzoe proposed reducing his salary to take responsibility for a political fund scandal.

 

Major front-page items on Friday morning’s national papers included the GOJ’s reaction to the passage of a Chinese naval vessel in the vicinity of Senkaku Islands; a document from the U.S. National Archives recording the brutality of Japan’s colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula; and a major Japanese bank’s plan to issue virtual currency for use by the general public. 

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