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  • April 27, 2022
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Broadcasters led with reports on the ongoing search for 15 missing passengers and crewmembers of a tourist boat that sank off Shiretoko, Hokkaido, on Saturday (NHK) and the discovery of human bones near a site where a 7-year-old girl went missing three years ago (NTV, TBS, Fuji TV, TV Asahi).


Asahi, Mainichi, and Yomiuri led with reports on the continued search and rescue efforts in Hokkaido. Nikkei gave top coverage to Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, and Sankei led with a report on South Korea’s plan to conduct a geographical survey of the Takeshima Islands and the surrounding area using drones. The paper wrote that the GOJ has called on Seoul through diplomatic channels to suspend the plan and also asked the delegation sent to Japan by South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol not to move forward with it.

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