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  • February 16, 2018
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All networks gave top play to reports on the PyeongChang Olympics, focusing on Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu who will perform in the men’s short program today.

 

Top stories in national dailies included the fact that none of the seven major nuclear power plant operators has selected a disposal site for waste from decommissioning (Asahi); moves among lawmakers to provide redress for women with disabilities who were forcibly sterilized (Mainichi); a GOJ plan to announce the next era name as early as the end of 2018 (Yomiuri); the fact that nearly two-thirds of Japanese bank loans carry rates below 1% (Nikkei); and a GOJ plan to establish with Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia a system to monitor radio jamming by China and North Korea (Sankei).

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