Ulan Bator mayor proposes sister city ties with Tokyo by 2020

Apr 19, 2017

Ulan Bator mayor proposes sister city ties with Tokyo by 2020

The mayor of Mongolia’s capital said Wednesday that Ulan Bator is seeking to forge a sister city agreement with Tokyo by 2020 and expand bilateral ties through tourism, culture and sports. “I conveyed our wish to establish a sister city agreement with Tokyo and ...

Apr 17, 2017

Japan's sports bodies seeking home advantage at Tokyo 2020

Japan’s sports governing bodies visited planned venue sites for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics on Monday, with some calling for optimizing home advantages for the host country’s athletes. In the first such inspection to check the state of preparations for the sporting event, representatives ...

Apr 4, 2017

Security plan approved for 2020 Games as Abe touts conspiracy bill

The government will establish a 24-hour coordination center and strengthen aerial surveillance above venues as part of a security strategy for the 2020 Olympic Games, according to a plan approved Tuesday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe touted the plan — along with a controversial bill ...