Japan governors eye tougher measures as pachinko parlors defy closure requests

National Apr 22, 2020

Japan governors eye tougher measures as pachinko parlors defy closure requests

The government is considering issuing a stronger shutdown request for pachinko parlors as some remain open — in defiance of existing requests by prefectural governors amid the coronavirus outbreak. Experts are extremely concerned about dangers surrounding the current situation, economic revitalization minister Yasutoshi Nishimura told ...