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  • August 22, 2016
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Most networks gave top play to reports that powerful Typhoon Mindulle is approaching the Kanto region, saying that the season’s No. 9 typhoon may make landfall near Tokyo at around noon today.

 

Top stories in national dailies included accounting manipulation totaling 230 billion yen at 85 local governments (Asahi), the closing of the Rio Olympics on Sunday (Mainichi, Yomiuri), Renesas Electronic’s final negotiations to acquire American chipmaker Intersil (Nikkei), and a GOJ plan to develop its own electromagnetic railgun (Sankei).

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