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TV Asahi led with a report that a 21-year-old U.S. Navy sailor was arrested on Sunday on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and causing an accident in Kadena, Okinawa, on Saturday. NHK gave top play to a report that Tokyo Governor Masuzoe is expected to disclose the results of an investigation into his alleged misuse of political….Read more

  • June 6, 2016
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NHK gave top play to a report that OPEC failed to reach an agreement on setting targets for crude oil production on Thursday. Other top news included a report on the increasing possibility that baseball and softball, karate, skateboarding, surfing, and sports climbing will be included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.   Top stories in national dailies included a local….Read more

  • June 3, 2016
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NHK gave top play to a report that Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga told reporters this morning that the GOJ will seek public understanding for the decision to delay the consumption tax hike to October 2019 by providing thorough explanations during the campaign for the Upper House election. TBS, Fuji TV, and TV Asahi led with reports on the end of….Read more

  • June 2, 2016
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All papers and most broadcasters led with reports on Prime Minister Abe’s press conference on Wednesday to mark the end of the regular Diet session, at which he officially announced his decision to put off the consumption tax hike by two and half years to October 2019.   

  • June 2, 2016
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NHK, TBS, Fuji TV, and TV Asahi led with reports that PM Abe will hold a press conference in the afternoon to officially announce his decision to delay the consumption tax hike to October 2019 and forgo holding a Lower House election in July. NTV gave top play to a report on the continuing search for a 7-year-old boy who….Read more

  • June 1, 2016
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NHK gave top play to a report that PM Abe is expected to announce today his decision to delay the consumption tax hike by two and a half years to October 2019. NTV, TBS, and TV Asahi led with reports that former baseball player Kazuhiro Kiyohara was sentenced to two and a half years in prison, suspended for four years,….Read more

  • June 1, 2016
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NTV gave top play to a report that PM Abe has decided to forgo holding a Lower House election at the same time as the Upper House election in July, and the opposition parties are planning to submit a no-confidence motion against the Abe cabinet this afternoon. NHK and Fuji-TV led with reports on the premier’s decision to delay the….Read more

  • May 31, 2016
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NHK and all Tuesday morning papers gave top play to a consensus forged within the ruling coalition to accept Prime Minister Abe’s plan to delay the consumption tax hike to 10% by 30 months until October 2019. The premier has also decided not to hold a snap election for the Lower House in conjunction with the July Upper House race.….Read more

  • May 31, 2016
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NHK and Fuji-TV gave top play to reports that the G7 leaders adopted a leaders’ declaration today in which they mapped out the “G7 Ise-Shima Economic Initiative” on working together to improve global economic growth. TV Asahi led with a report on President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima this afternoon.   NTV and TBS led with reports that PM Abe has….Read more

  • May 27, 2016
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All networks led with reports on the G7 Ise-Shima Summit that kicked off this morning, showing the G7 leaders being greeted by PM Abe at Ise Shrine, attending a tree-planting ceremony, and posing for a group photo.    NHK later reported that in the first working lunch session that began this afternoon, the leaders apparently exchanged views on how the….Read more

  • May 26, 2016
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