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  • May 21, 2019
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NHK, NTV, TV Asahi, and TBS led with reports on heavy rain in eastern Japan this morning. Fuji TV led with a story on a video posted online by a former employee of Mister Donut showing improper behavior in the kitchen.


Major front-page items in national dailies included GDP data pointing to unexpected growth of the Japanese economy, a likely surge in premiums for non-life insurance policies due to frequent natural disasters, growing deficits in national health insurance accounts managed by major municipalities, and the results of surveys on the citizen judge system that started in Japan ten years ago.    

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