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Japanese reporter died after 159 hours of overtime

TOKYO: Japan's public broadcaster apologised Friday to the parents of a young Japanese reporter who died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month. NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone. "The president met the parents at their home in the morning and apologised," an NHK spokesman told AFP. A government inquest a year after Japanese reporter death ruled that it was linked to…