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  • February 27, 2019
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NHK, NTV, and TBS led with reports that a man wanted for murder in Hiroshima on Feb. 20 was arrested this morning in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture. TV Asahi reported on the arrival of President Trump and Kim Jong Un in Hanoi yesterday for their summit meeting, noting that the President wore a grim expression while Kim appeared to be in good spirits. Fuji TV focused on Kim Jong Un’s activities yesterday.


Major front-page items in national dailies included scene-setters on the U.S.-DPRK summit, reports on proposed bills prohibiting parents from physically punishing their children, British Prime Minister May’s inclination to delay Brexit, and a GOJ panel’s prediction that a major earthquake is highly likely to occur along the Japan Trench in the Pacific off eastern Japan in the next 30 years.    

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