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  • May 24, 2019
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NHK and TV Asahi led with reports on the unusually warm weather yesterday and the forecast for similar weather today. TBS reported on the trial of a woman for neglecting her three-year-old daughter who had serious burns and going to play pachinko. NTV and Fuji TV carried follow-up reports on the arrest of singer Junnosuke Taguchi for possession of marijuana.


Top stories in national dailies included President Trump’s planned arrival in Tokyo on Saturday for a four-day visit to Japan as the first state guest in the Reiwa Era (Sankei), the Health Ministry’s agreement with the Department of Defense to boost cooperation in collecting the remains of war dead (Mainichi), a plan by G20 finance ministers to adopt global guidelines on infrastructure investment at their meeting to be held in Fukuoka on June 8-9 (Yomiuri), former Nissan Chairman Ghosn’s alleged dependence on two of his friends to respond to Shinsei Bank’s request for 5 billion yen in collateral (Asahi), and a plan by the Health Ministry to rectify the concentration of new medical clinics in major cities (Nikkei).

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