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  • August 15, 2018
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All networks led with reports on Typhoon Leepi, which made landfall in Kyushu early this morning.


Top stories in national dailies included a decision by the GOJ to postpone landfill work at Henoko that had been scheduled to start on Aug. 17 (Sankei); a GOJ plan to expand subsidies for firms employing disabled people (Yomiuri); Suruga Bank’s false reports on problematic loans to Tokyo Star Bank (Mainichi); the expansion of economic globalization in developing nations through digital technology (Nikkei); and an increase in illegal trading of Japanese cultural properties via the Internet (Asahi).

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