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  • October 26, 2018
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NHK and Fuji TV gave top play to reports on the return of freelance journalist Junpei Yasuda after three years of captivity in Syria on Thursday evening. NTV, TV Asahi, and TBS led with reports on the Nippon Professional Baseball’s draft held on Thursday.


Main front-page items in national dailies included Education Ministry data pointing to a sharp increase in bullying at schools in FY2017, Prime Minister Abe’s visit to Beijing on Thursday, the continued plunge in stock prices in trading in Tokyo, and Saudi Arabian authorities’ acknowledgement that the killing of a dissident journalist was “premediated murder.” Nikkei led with a story on a provision in the USMCA accord mandating the production in one of the three countries of engines and other key components for cars built there.


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