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  • August 31, 2018
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NHK and Fuji TV led with reports on a traffic accident in Nara early this morning in which six people died. NTV, TBS, and TV Asahi led with updates on the allegation that the Japan Gymnastic Association harassed gymnast Sae Miyakawa.


Top stories in national dailies included the projection that three-fourths of LDP lawmakers will support Prime Minister Abe in the party presidential election (Yomiuri); an increase in the emotional abuse of children (Asahi); the Suruga Bank chairman’s suspected misappropriation of funds (Mainichi); and a plan by the Welfare Ministry to accept payments of defined-contribution pension premiums through age 65 (Nikkei).

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