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  • February 26, 2019
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NHK, NTV, TV Asahi, and Fuji TV led with reports on the murder of the director of a foster care facility in Shibuya, Tokyo, by a former resident yesterday. TBS broadcast a follow-up report on major disruptions in train services in Tokyo yesterday due to a power outage caused by a nearby fire.


Top stories in national dailies included a plan by Okinawa Governor Tamaki to call on the GOJ to move the Futenma base out of Japan (Mainichi), President Trump’s announcement on delaying the March 1 deadline for U.S.-China trade talks (Sankei), a GOJ plan to reuse low-level contaminated soil in Fukushima (Asahi), the failure by companies offering online services to disclose the names of third parties that share customers’ data (Nikkei), and plans by national universities to disclose the answers to their entrance exams (Yomiuri).

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