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  • October 2, 2019
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NHK and most commercial broadcasters led with reports on demonstrations in Hong Kong on Tuesday during which riot police shot and injured an 18-year-old protester. NTV gave top coverage to a report on reactions to the consumption tax hike that went into effect on Tuesday.


Major front-page items in national dailies included the consumption tax hike, the unrest in Hong Kong, a GOJ plan to pardon some 600,000 convicts in commemoration of the Emperor’s enthronement in October, and an increase in the number of women and foreigners on the boards of directors of publicly listed companies in Japan.

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