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NHK, NTV, and TV Asahi gave top coverage to the heavy rain in northern Tohoku over the past several days, warning of more rainfall through next week. TBS led with an update on the strong quake in northern Hokkaido, while Fuji TV’s top item was a report on summer holiday travelers.

  • August 11, 2022
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Broadcasters led with reports on a strong earthquake in northern Hokkaido early this morning (NHK, Fuji TV), a fire at a fish and vegetable market in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, last night (NTV), and heavy rain in northern Tohoku for the past few days (TV Asahi). All national dailies gave top play to reports on the launch of Prime Minister Kishida’s reshuffled….Read more

  • August 11, 2022
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Broadcasters led with reports on flood damage caused by the continued heavy rain in Aomori (NHK, NTV), the announcement of the new LDP executive lineup (TV Asahi), and the planned cabinet reshuffle in the afternoon (TBS, Fuji TV).

  • August 10, 2022
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Broadcasters led with reports on the cabinet and LDP leadership reshuffle set for today (NHK), heavy rain in Hirosaki, Aomori, yesterday (NTV, TBS, TV Asahi), and an incident in which 16 children fell ill at a water park in Chiba yesterday due probably to food poisoning (Fuji TV). All national dailies gave top play to reports on the cabinet and LDP….Read more

  • August 10, 2022
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NHK gave top coverage to the planned cabinet reshuffle tomorrow, projecting that Trade and Industry Minister Hagiuda is likely to be appointed LDP Research Council chairperson and Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister Yamagiwa and Minister for Economic Security Kobayashi will probably be kept in their present posts. Commercial broadcasters led with reports on the heavy rain in northern Tohoku this….Read more

  • August 9, 2022
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Broadcasters led with reports on the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki today (NHK), heavy rain in Hokkaido and northern Tohoku since yesterday (NTV, TV Asahi), and a road rage incident on a Hiroshima expressway (Fuji TV).     Top stories in national dailies included an announcement that two national universities will merge (Yomiuri), speculation about the reshuffling of the cabinet….Read more

  • August 9, 2022
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All broadcasters led with reports on a meeting between Komeito Chief Representative Yamaguchi and Prime Minister Kishida this morning during which Yamaguchi apparently asked the prime minister ahead of the cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday to keep Minister for Land and Infrastructure Saito of the Komeito party in his current post.   

  • August 8, 2022
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Broadcasters’ top stories included the conclusion of the PLA’s military exercises around Taiwan (NHK), the recovery efforts after heavy rain caused massive property damage in Fukui, Niigata, and Yamagata last week (NTV), thunderstorms across Japan on Sunday (TV Asahi), and a fire caused by fireworks at a high school facility in Fukuoka (Fuji TV). No papers were published this morning….Read more

  • August 8, 2022
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Fuji TV gave top coverage to Prime Minister Kishida’s remarks to the press after his breakfast meeting with House Speaker Pelosi this morning in which he said that he and Speaker Pelosi agreed that the United States and Japan will cooperate closely to maintain peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. All other broadcasters led with reports on flooding and….Read more

  • August 5, 2022
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All national papers and NHK led with reports on China’s military exercises conducted off Taiwan, noting that five ballistic missiles launched from the mainland splashed down within Japan’s EEZ near a remote island in Okinawa. All commercial networks gave top coverage to reports on the heavy rain and thunderstorms in the Tohoku, Hokuriku, and Kanto regions on Thursday.

  • August 5, 2022
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