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A: Some local Asahi Shimbun distribution agents who deliver the paper every morning and collect fees (unless you reside in Aichi, Gifu or Mie Prefecture, where the fee is collected by a Chunichi Shimbun distribution agent) accept credit-card payments. Your subscription fee will be collected at your door by your local Asahi Shimbun distribution agent around the end of each month if you don't request credit card payment.
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