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  • July 10, 2019
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NHK led with a report on yesterday’s WTO meeting where the ROK representative criticized Japan’s tighter controls on semiconductor material exports to the ROK and the Japanese representative rebuffed the criticism. All commercial TV networks reported on the death of Johnny Kitagawa, founder of the talent agency Johnny & Associates, yesterday.


All national dailies except Nikkei gave top play to Prime Minister Abe’s decision not to appeal the Kumamoto District Court’s ruling ordering the government to pay compensation to the families of Hansen’s disease patients. Nikkei led with a report on a planned tie-up between the Bank of Yokohama and the Chiba Bank.

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