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  • May 14, 2018
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NHK, NTV, and Fuji TV gave top play to reports that a six-year-old girl and three other people were attacked by a man with a knife at a restaurant in Chiba on Sunday evening, saying that the girl later died in a hospital. TBS led with a report that North Korea will allow media outlets from China, Russia, the U.S., the UK, and South Korea to cover the dismantlement of its nuclear test facility starting on May 23. TV Asahi reported that Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was the starting pitcher in a game on Sunday.


Major front-page stories in national papers included reports on sea trials of China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier that began on Sunday, Japan’s purported desire to have President Trump visit Tokyo for talks with Prime Minister Abe immediately after his summit with DPRK leader Kim Jong Un on June 12, massive money laundering by a Japanese criminal syndicate using cryptocurrency, and Mitsubishi UFJ Bank’s plan to use cryptocurrency technology for overseas wire transfers.

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