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  • January 23, 2020
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All broadcasters gave top coverage to reports that the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus has risen to 17. TV Asahi reported that a store in Hakone, Kanagawa, caused a stir by putting up a sign saying Chinese must not enter the store or visit Hakone or even Japan because they will spread the new virus.


Major front-page items in national dailies included the rapid spread of the coronavirus in China, President Trump’s impeachment trial, and Prime Minister Abe’s remarks at the Diet yesterday expressing his resolve to move forward with a plan to launch integrated resorts with casinos  in Japan in the mid-2020s.

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