NHK gave top play to a report on the announcement by U.S. Ambassador to UN Haley that she will step down at the end of this year. NTV, Fuji TV, and TV Asahi led with follow-up reports on the death of former sumo grand champion Wajima. TBS gave top play to a report on the arrest of a man who fled after being accused of secretly filming a woman on the train.
All national dailies other than Mainichi gave top play to a decision by Keidanren to do away with its decades-old recruitment guidelines in 2021. Mainichi led with a report on a GOJ plan to limit entry by foreign workers from nations not complying with Japan’s immigration rules.