Tokyo's courtship comes with some concrete promises, including temporary office space in the city for foreign financial firms that want to try out life in Japan.
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Analysts point out the low rate does not account for millions — especially women — who gave up their job during the pandemic to care for family.
While Japan and Olympic organizers are at pains to insist the Summer Games are still a go despite the coronavirus outbreak, some are wondering what a cancellation would cost the world's third-biggest economy. With a dearth of reliable figures, opinions vary, yet experts all agree ...