National Oct 17, 2013

15,000 signatures submitted to protect park from games

A Yokohama housewife has submitted a petition with 15,000 signatures opposing Tokyo's plan to build a canoe course for the 2020 Olympics in fauna-rich Kasai Rinkai Park. Shizuka Watahiki, 40, collected the signatures via the online signature-gathering site Change.org in the hope of persuading the ...