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  • March 28, 2019
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NHK led with a report on the government’s plan to have Prime Minister Abe deliver a statement after Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga announces the new era name on April 1. TBS and Fuji TV reported on a fire on a dinner cruise boat in Tokyo yesterday evening. TV Asahi gave top coverage to the arrest yesterday of a woman and her boyfriend for the murder of her ex-husband in Taito Ward, Tokyo, on March 9. NTV’s top story was about a kindergarten in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, suddenly announcing its closure on Tuesday, only one week before the new school year starts.


Top stories in national dailies included the enactment of the record 101-trillion-yen national budget for fiscal 2019 (Asahi, Mainichi), a report put together by an external committee tasked by Nissan Motor Co. to improve its corporate governance (Nikkei), and delays in rebuilding aging public infrastructure (Yomiuri).

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