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  • December 11, 2020
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All broadcasters led with reports that the number of new COVID-19 cases reached a record high of 2,972 nationwide on Thursday, including a record 602 cases in Tokyo.


Top stories in national dailies included the outline of the ruling coalition’s tax reform plans for fiscal 2021, featuring tax breaks for home and car purchases to revitalize the economy (Yomiuri, Mainichi), a plan by a GOJ subcommittee on the coronavirus to renew its proposal to halt the “Go To Travel” subsidy program (Asahi), a plan by Nippon Steel to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 (Nikkei), and Fukushima’s recovery from the 2011 nuclear disaster (Sankei).

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