Tag - yumeshima



Dolls of Myaku-Myaku, the 2025 Expo's official mascot, at an official store for the event in Osaka on April 2
JAPAN / Society
Apr 12, 2024
Transport becomes most pressing issue one year out from Osaka Expo
As organizers look ahead to recruiting volunteers and planning events for the six-month expo, another concern has emerged: transportation logistics.
Osaka's Yumeshima island in November
JAPAN / Society
Dec 5, 2023
Osaka Expo woes weigh on city's casino resort project
Given the logistical and timing issues facing the expo, there are concerns over whether the casino resort can be built on schedule.
Yumeshima, an artificial island in Osaka Bay, where a casino resort is expected to be built
Sep 29, 2023
Osaka signs deal to open casino resort in fall 2030
Officials hope the resort will help spur the regional economy after the end of the 2025 World Expo in the city of Osaka.
Yumeshima artificial island in Osaka Bay will house a casino resort, the opening of which is now slated to be pushed back to around autumn 2030.
Sep 5, 2023
Osaka to delay opening of casino resort to autumn 2030
The delay came about because the plan did not win central government approval until April of this year.
Japan Times
Dec 3, 2020
Osaka's 2025 World Expo plans formally approved by global organization
The main theme of the expo is 'Designing Future Society for Our Lives,' with the three subthemes of 'Saving Lives,' 'Empowering Lives' and 'Connecting Lives.'
Japan Times
Sep 22, 2019
Transportation by boat for visitors attending 2025 World Expo in Osaka to be considered
Water transport will be considered to facilitate the movement of visitors to and from Osaka's 2025 World Expo for improved accessibility, Hiroyuki Ishige, a senior official of its organizing body, said in a recent interview.
Japan Times
Jul 25, 2019
2025 Osaka Expo to seek public input for event's logo
The operator of the 2025 World Expo in Osaka will seek ideas from the public for the event's logo, the organization's secretary-general, Hiroyuki Ishige, said Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Feb 8, 2019
Kansai execs have big dreams of transport projects ahead of G20, Osaka Expo and possible casino
With the 2025 World Expo secured for Yumeshima district in Osaka Bay and growing confidence the man-made island will also host one of Japan's first casino resorts, Kansai's business leaders are stepping up efforts to win local approval and central government funding for major transportation infrastructure...
Feb 8, 2017
Osaka pushes Yumeshima for casino and resort, 2025 World Expo
Osaka's political and business leaders are moving forward with plans to develop Yumeshima, a man-made island in Osaka Bay, into what they hope will be the site of an integrated resort with casino gambling by 2024 and the World Exposition in 2025.


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