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  • August 1, 2022
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Broadcasters led with reports on the extreme heat across Japan over the weekend (NHK, NTV) and explosions that injured two people during a fireworks event in Toyama on Sunday (Fuji TV, TV Asahi).


Top stories in national papers included a GOJ plan to use “My Number” identification cards to administer coronavirus and other vaccines more efficiently, China’s alleged preparations for resuming nuclear testing in Xinjiang, a Health and Welfare Ministry panel’s recommendation to raise the minimum wage, and an aborted GOJ plan to use subway stations as nuclear shelters.

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