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  • October 30, 2018
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NHK and TV Asahi led with reports on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia on Monday. NTV led with a report that the Japanese men’s gymnastics team won the bronze medal at the world championships on Monday. TBS gave top play to a report that a man with whom lawmaker Eriko Imai was having an affair was convicted of fraud charges on Monday. Fuji TV led with a report on the wedding ceremony of Princess Ayako and Kei Moriya on Monday.


Major front-page stories in national papers included German Chancellor Merkel’s announcement yesterday that she will not seek reelection in 2021, a Japan-India summit held in Tokyo on Monday, and an LDP panel’s endorsement of government-sponsored legislation to ease regulations on accepting foreign laborers.

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