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  • April 26, 2018
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NHK gave top play to a report on the intense interest in the inter-Korean summit slated for tomorrow. TV Asahi led with a report that LDP Diet Affairs chief Moriyama mentioned the possible dissolution of the Lower House, while Secretary General Nikai flatly denied the possibility. NTV, TBS, and TV Asahi led with reports that papers were filed with prosecutors against pop singer Tatsuya Yamaguchi for allegedly kissing a female high school student.

 

Main front-page items in national dailies included the planned inter-Korean summit on Friday, Takeda Pharma’s buyout bid for Dublin-based Shire, the White House’s dismissal of an online petition calling for giving the Sea of Japan a Korean name, and the prolonged boycott by the opposition bloc of parliamentary deliberation of several pieces of legislation.

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