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  • April 24, 2019
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NHK, TV Asahi, and TBS led with reports saying the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka. Fuji TV reported on the Emperor and Empress’s visit to Emperor Hirohito’s tomb yesterday. NTV aired a follow-up report on a traffic accident in Kisarazu, Chiba Prefecture, yesterday morning.


Top stories in the national dailies included an agreement between Japan and France to promote digital trade (Yomiuri), a plan by the Communications Ministry to accelerate the construction of base stations for 5G services (Sankei), a plan by METI and the Land Ministry to ask automakers to improve the fuel efficiency of their vehicles by 30% by FY 2030 (Nikkei), a GOJ plan to request universities to prevent leakage of technology (Mainichi), and a plan by the Japan Fair Trade Commission to apply the Antitrust Law to convenience store chain operators that mistreat owners who do not keep their stores open 24 hours a day (Asahi).




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