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  • August 18, 2016
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All broadcasters led with reports that Japan won two gold medals in women’s wrestling at the Rio Olympics.


Top stories in national dailies included reports on the Rio Olympics (Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei); the finding that platform doors have only been installed at 30 percent of train stations in Japan used by at least 100,000 passengers daily (Mainichi); and a GOJ plan to offer a new option for tax-free investment accounts featuring a much longer exemption period (Nikkei).

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