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  • November 28, 2016
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NHK gave top play to a report on a meeting on Sunday between the Tokyo government, the GOJ, the Tokyo Olympic Committee, and the International Olympic Committee on the venues for volleyball, swimming, and rowing/canoe races for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. TV Asahi reported on Tokyo Governor Koike’s plan to reevaluate the Tokyo tourism promotion logo and uniforms for volunteer guides adopted by her predecessor. NTV and Fuji TV led with reports that Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won the NHK Trophy on Sunday.


Top stories in national dailies included a GOJ plan to place a 1.5 million-yen income cap on spousal tax deductions (Asahi); research results showing that excessive consumption of tuna by pregnant women may affect their babies due to methyl mercury contamination (Mainichi); discussions on the construction of three facilities for the Tokyo Olympics (Yomiuri); and Japanese companies’ efforts to promote telecommuting (Nikkei).

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