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  • October 26, 2021
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Broadcasters led with reports on the lifting of all COVID-19 restrictions on bars and restaurants in Tokyo and four other prefectures on Monday (NHK), the forecast for rain and strong winds in Tokyo and Chiba this morning (NTV, TBS), and a press conference to be held following the marriage of Princess Mako and Komuro Kei this afternoon (Fuji TV, TV Asahi).


Top stories in national dailies included projections that the ruling LDP may be able to secure a simple majority in the Lower House election on Oct. 31 (Asahi, Sankei), the results of a survey of the candidates for the general election in which 54% of them expressed opposition to the idea of restricting private rights as a way to contain the spread of COVID-19 (Mainichi), a plan by the Financial Services Agency to strengthen supervision of IT services together with its U.S. and European counterparts (Yomiuri), and a UN report saying that global greenhouse gas emissions will be 16% higher than 2010 levels in 2030 (Nikkei).

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