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  • November 9, 2017
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NHK and Fuji TV gave top play to reports that four Japanese tourists were killed after a van they were traveling struck a truck in Ayutthaya, Thailand, on Wednesday afternoon. TV Asahi led with a report on the summit meeting planned for today between President Trump and President Xi in China. TBS reported on the President’s speech before the South Korean National Assembly yesterday. NTV led with a report that 94% of the fish in the largest tank at Sunshine Aquarium in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, were found dead yesterday.


Top stories in national dailies included President Trump’s remarks to the National Assembly of South Korea (Mainichi, Sankei); a GOJ plan to cut fees for medical services (Asahi); a plan by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to reduce full-service branches by half by March 2024 (Yomiuri); and a plan by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to invest in Indonesia’s Bank Danamon (Nikkei).

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