Citizens worry Japan's casino bill will fuel crime and addiction

Dec 14, 2016

Citizens worry Japan's casino bill will fuel crime and addiction

The idea of legalizing casinos in Japan drew skepticism from many people interviewed in Tokyo’s streets on Tuesday. Some wondered if Japan — which already has forms of gambling like horse racing and pachinko — would really benefit from the introduction of so-called integrated ...

Koike announces plan to re-crown Tokyo as Asia's financial hub

Nov 11, 2016

Koike announces plan to re-crown Tokyo as Asia's financial hub

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike on Friday announced her plan to revitalize the nation’s capital and reaffirm it as a top financial center, a move aimed at boosting the country’s economic growth in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ¥600 trillion GDP target for 2020, ...