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  • January 14, 2020
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Most TV networks gave top coverage to reports that Kento Momota, the No. 1 male badminton player in the world, was injured and hospitalized after a van carrying him and four others collided with a truck in Malaysia on Monday, a day after he won the Malaysia Masters’ men’s singles. TBS led with a report that Queen Elizabeth released a statement on Monday expressing her full support for the decision by Prince Harry and his wife to step down as senior members of the royal family.


Major front-page items in national dailies included reports on GOJ moves to prevent the Chinese from marketing drones and conducting maritime research in Japan, plans to integrate traffic data collected by different road management organizations to minimize congestion during the Olympics, and Shikoku Electric Power Co.’s start of operations on Monday night to remove mixed oxide (MOX) and other spent nuclear fuel from one of its offline nuclear reactors in Ehime Prefecture.

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