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  • November 22, 2021
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Broadcasters led with the forecast for inclement weather across Japan today (NHK), many people flocking to Mt. Takao in Tokyo to see the autumn leaves over the weekend (NTV), a suspected arson case in Hyogo on Friday in which two children died (TBS), an incident in which a man dove into the Dotonbori River in Osaka and died (Fuji TV), and videos showing missing Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai on the Internet (TV Asahi). 


Top stories in national dailies included a GOJ plan to launch three satellites in the mid-2020s to establish a “satellite constellation” for monitoring natural disasters and hypersonic glide vehicles developed by China and Russia (Yomiuri), a GOJ plan to accelerate research and development of technology for quantum cryptographic communications to strengthen Japan’s economic security (Sankei), the pandemic’s economic and social impact on Japan (Nikkei), the LDP Research Commission on the Tax System’s planned review of the decades-old reduced tax rates for alcoholic beverages made in Okinawa (Asahi), and the decision by a local labor standards inspection office to provide compensation for a man who killed himself and his daughter in 2017 by recognizing that his death was related to overwork (Mainichi). 

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