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  • September 17, 2019
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NHK, NTV, TV Asahi, and TBS led with reports on the aftermath of Typhoon Faxai in Chiba Prefecture one week after it hit the region. Fuji TV reported that a training camp organized by the All Japan Taekwondo Association for potential participants in the 2020 Olympic Games scheduled to start today was canceled due to a boycott by athletes to protest the association’s policies.


Front-page stories in national dailies included the results of opinion polls signaling public approval of the recent cabinet reshuffle and the repercussions of attacks on oil platforms in Saudi Arabia over the weekend. The dailies highlighted President Trump’s tweet saying that the United States is “locked and loaded” in responding to the incident.

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