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  • September 14, 2021
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Broadcasters led with reports on New York City mandating vaccine passports for admission to restaurants, theaters, and other venues (NHK), 19-year-old Fujii Sota becoming the youngest shogi player to hold three of the eight major titles (NTV), the 611 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Tokyo yesterday (TBS), and damage caused by Typhoon Chanthu in China and Taiwan (Fuji TV, TV Asahi).  


Main front-page items in national papers included North Korea’s test-firing of long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, GOJ data showing that half of Japanese are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and updates on the LDP presidential election. 

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