The operator of the Vocational Museum, which was constructed in Kyoto Prefecture with ¥58.1 billion in taxpayer money, has been managing the facility without clearly forecasting revenue and operational expenditures, labor ministry and other sources said.
Running up annual deficits of more than ¥1 billion since its 2003 launch, the museum managed by the Employment and Human Resources Development Organization of Japan will be closed by next August.
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