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  • October 29, 2019
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NHK led with a report on the damage inflicted by torrential rains in Chiba and Fukushima Prefectures last week. All commercial networks gave top coverage to the death of actress Kaoru Yachigusa at the age of 88.


Major front-page stories in national dailies included a GOJ policy of encouraging male civil servants to take at least a month of childcare leave, tax authorities’ conclusion that former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn spent some $1.3 million of Nissan’s money for his personal use during a three-year period ending in March 2014, and the devastation caused by recent typhoons and record rainfall in Chiba, Nagano, and other prefectures.


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