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  • August 31, 2016
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NHK gave top play to a report on damage caused by record rainfall in Hokkaido yesterday. All commercial networks led with reports that a 45-year-old man suspected of murder has barricaded himself in an apartment in Wakayama.


Top stories in national dailies included Russian President Putin’s plan to visit Japan in December (Asahi, Mainichi), Mitsubishi Motors’ falsified reports on fuel economy for eight models (Yomiuri), and Google’s plan to launch a mobile payment service in Japan in the fall or later (Nikkei).

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