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  • June 6, 2019
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NHK led with a report saying that today ruling and opposition parties will submit a resolution to the Diet urging Lower House member Hodaka Maruyama to resign over his remarks on going to war with Russia to take back the Northern Territories. TV Asahi, NTV, and TBS filed follow-up reports on Tuesday’s fatal traffic accident in Fukuoka City. Fuji TV reported on comedian Ryota Yamasato and actress Yu Aoi’s announcement of their marriage at a news conference yesterday.


Top stories in national dailies included a draft statement put together by antitrust watchdogs of the G7 nations calling for a crackdown on technology giants’ oligopoly (Yomiuri), errors in the Defense Ministry’s survey of candidate sites for the deployment of the Aegis Ashore defense system (Mainichi), a GOJ plan to support regional banks’ realignment over the next ten years (Nikkei), and a plan by the Japan Fair Trade Commission to investigate convenience store operators’ franchise contracts (Asahi).

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