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  • January 12, 2018
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All TV networks gave top play to reports that a JR train has become stranded in Niigata due to heavy snow, noting that about 400 passengers have been confined to the train for over 12 hours.


Top stories in national dailies included the Defense Ministry’s announcement that an MSDF patrol ship and plane spotted a Chinese naval ship and a foreign submarine believed to be Chinese in Japan’s contiguous waters near the Senkaku Islands (Mainichi, Yomiuri); North Korea’s potential use of virtual currency “mining” to launch a cyberattack (Sankei); Indian automakers’ rise in the world auto market (Nikkei); and municipalities’ efforts to address the shortage of elderly care facilities (Asahi).

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