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President Tadakazu Kimura of the Asahi Shimbun, which has been under heavy fire for past reports about the “comfort women” and the Fukushima nuclear crisis, is planning to announce his resignation in mid-November, a source said.

In a document uploaded to an internal website Oct. 31, Kimura made known his plan to resign in November and changes in management to be announced at an extraordinary meeting of shareholders on Dec. 5, the source said Wednesday.

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