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  • August 9, 2019
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NHK and all commercial networks led with reports on Typhoon Lekima, which is approaching Okinawa, and Typhoon Krosa, which is expected to approach the Japanese archipelago early next week.


Top stories in national dailies included Japan’s first approval of the export of a semiconductor-related material to South Korea since its implementation of new export rules (Sankei), a GOJ plan to step up coordination with the private sector in exporting technology related to disaster prevention overseas (Yomiuri), an announcement by the Tokyo Electric Power Company that the tanks for storing contaminated water in Fukushima will be full in three years (Asahi), a plan by the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facility Corporation to remove nuclear fuel debris at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant starting from Reactor No. 2 (Mainichi), and a survey showing that listed firms’ profits fell for the third straight quarter (Nikkei).

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