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  • November 8, 2017
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NHK led with a report that President Trump will deliver a speech at the South Korean assembly today to call on the international community to maximize pressure on North Korea. TBS gave top play to the U.S.-ROK summit on Monday. Fuji TV reported on an “anti-Japan” banquet held for President Trump in South Korea on Tuesday with “Dokdo” shrimp on the menu and a former comfort woman in attendance. TV Asahi also reported on the banquet. NTV led with a report that one of the nine people murdered by a man in Zama was a 15-year-old girl.

 

Major front-page items in national dailies included yesterday’s U.S.-ROK summit in Seoul, proposed tax code reforms for FY2018 centering on increasing the tobacco tax and income tax for high-income individuals, and the Tokyo police’s planned arrest of the president of a failed tour operator on fraud charges.

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