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  • December 21, 2018
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NHK, NTV, TV Asahi, and Fuji TV led with reports on the Tokyo District Court’s rejection yesterday of the prosecutors’ request for an extension of the detention of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn and his aide Greg Kelly beyond Dec. 20, so the two may be released on bail as soon as today. TBS aired a follow-up story on a man arrested in connection with the murder of his wife in Hokkaido.

 

Asahi, Mainichi, and Sankei gave top play to the Nissan scandal, while Nikkei led with a report on the drop in corporate bond prices worldwide and Yomiuri gave top coverage to a follow-up story about a decision by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations to ban iron injections.

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