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What would you pay to live in Minato Ward?

Language | BILINGUAL Apr 23, 2018

What would you pay to live in Minato Ward?

by Kaori Shoji

It was in 2001 when my friend, Chikako Sakamoto, paid ¥9.8 million for a six-tatami-mat apartment in Tokyo's central Minato Ward. The apartment was inside a 長期滞在者用 (chōki taizaisha-yō, long term resident's) wing of an old hotel in Roppongi, with a very low ceiling ...

Arsene Wenger says fan protests led to decision to leave Arsenal

Soccer Apr 23, 2018

Arsene Wenger says fan protests led to decision to leave Arsenal

Arsene Wenger said he wasn't tired of managing Arsenal but quit after finding fan protests calling for his departure "hurtful" and damaging to the club's image. The 68-year-old Frenchman was initially reticent on Sunday to discuss the precise reason for his decision after 22 years ...

Yuya Kubo scores on return to Gent lineup

Soccer Apr 23, 2018

Yuya Kubo scores on return to Gent lineup

Yuya Kubo scored for Belgian Pro League side Gent in its 2-1 playoff loss away to Charleroi on Sunday. Returning to the starting lineup for the first time in six games, the 24-year-old netted in the 60th minute for his ninth goal of the season. Playing ...