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Japan Post to sell commemorative stamps for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

National Feb 3, 2019

Japan Post to sell commemorative stamps for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Japan Post Co. will release commemorative stamps for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics on March 12. The ¥82 stamps featuring the Olympic mascot Miraitowa, the Paralympic character Someity and an image of the new National Stadium, will be available until May 13 at post ...

National Jan 31, 2019

JR East mulls later train services during 2020 Tokyo Olympics

East Japan Railway Co. is considering extending train operating hours in and around Tokyo during the Olympic and Paralympic Games next year, sources close to the matter said Thursday. The temporary measure is designed to help fans get home or to their hotel from events ...

Business Jan 26, 2019

N700S shinkansen to debut just before 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Central Japan Railway Co. has said that its N700S bullet train model will go into service on the Tokaido Shinkansen in early July 2020, just before the start of the Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The railway operator plans to introduce a total of 40 ...