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  • August 6, 2018
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NHK gave top play to a report on heavy rain in Yamagata Prefecture today. NTV, Fuji TV, and TV Asahi led with reports on a typhoon that is approaching Japan, saying that it may hit the Kanto region around Wednesday. TBS gave top play to a report on a new scandal involving the chairman of the Japan Amateur Boxing Federation.


Major front-page items in national papers included a proposal on introducing daylight saving time in Japan preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, growing support among LDP Diet members for Prime Minister Abe’s bid for a third term as party president, and an update on the scandal engulfing the Japan Amateur Boxing Federation chairman.

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