Momentum to permit casinos rising

Apr 15, 2014

Momentum to permit casinos rising

Momentum is gathering pace for the lifting of a ban on casinos, prompting local governments and private businesses to step up preparations to host them. While Las Vegas, Macau and Singapore are widely known for huge casinos, or facilities that house and accommodate roulette ...

Mar 26, 2014

Games organizing board takes shape

by Masaaki Kameda

The executive board of the organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics appointed six vice presidents Wednesday, including Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda and Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda. All 34 of the board’s members, who have been appointed over the past ...

Mar 19, 2014

Tokyo to put up more multi-language signs for Olympics

by Masaaki Kameda

Tokyo and the central government launched on Wednesday a public-private council to come up with ways to put up more multiple-language signs for the 2020 Olympics. “It’s important to improve the environment for welcoming an influx of foreign visitors, in addition to preparing competition ...