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  • December 15, 2016
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NHK gave top play to a report that the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in a year on Wednesday by 0.25%. NTV led with a report on the emergency landing by an MV-22 Osprey on Tuesday. Other top news included a report on the planned summit between Prime Minister Abe and President Putin in Yamaguchi today.


Asahi, Mainichi, and Yomiuri gave top play to reports on the enactment of the integrated resort bill that legalizes casinos, while Sankei led with speculation that Prime Minister Abe has decided to give up on the idea of dissolving the Lower House in January for a snap general election. Nikkei gave top coverage to a report that the GOJ will put together an aid package totaling 1 trillion yen for a UK nuclear power plant project spearheaded by Hitachi.

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