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  • December 29, 2017
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All broadcasters led with the Japan Sumo Association’s decision on Thursday to reprimand stablemaster Takanohana over his handling of the assault scandal that led to the retirement of grand champion Harumafuji.


Major front-page items in national papers included South Korean President Moon’s statement yesterday concerning the 2015 comfort women accord with Japan, a follow-up report on a bid-rigging scandal involving the nation’s top general contractors for a maglev project, Keidanren’s plan to appoint Hitachi Chairman Nakanishi as its next leader, and the Justice Ministry’s intention to amend relevant laws to require the registration of inherited real estate.

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