Japanese reporter who died in 2013 was overworked, NHK admits

Miwa Sado, 31, had clocked 159 hours of overtime with only two days off in the month before her death.

TOKYO: The death of an NHK female reporter in 2013 was caused by overwork, the Japanese public broadcaster revealed on Wednesday.

Miwa Sado, 31, had clocked 159 hours of overtime with only two days off in the one-month period before her death as a result of congestive heart failure.

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