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  • May 28, 2021
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Broadcasters led with reports on a collision between a Japanese cargo ship and a foreign chemical tanker in the Seto Inland Sea yesterday evening in which three of the ten crew members of the Japanese ship went missing (NHK) and the GOJ’s plan to formally decide today to extend the state of emergency until June 20 (NTV, TBS, Fuji TV, TV Asahi).  

 

Top stories in national dailies included the GOJ’s plan to decide to extend the state of emergency (Mainichi, Nikkei), a GOJ plan to provide Taiwan with a portion of its AstraZeneca vaccines (Sankei), a plan by the Education Ministry not to fully introduce digital textbooks in FY2024 (Asahi), and a plan by nonlife insurers to raise fire insurance premiums in response to a recent increase in damage from torrential rains, typhoons, and other natural disasters. (Yomiuri). 

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