2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo making big changes to taxi service and fares, looking for a few “testy” drivers

With the Olympic Games looming, the government and Tokyo taxi companies are looking at ways to overhaul how they charge and to become a little more English-friendly.

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Japanese government reveals new hot spring symbol for foreign tourists ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Opinions are divided over the new pictogram for hot springs.

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Tokyo Olympics is looking for volunteers, may have a hard time finding them

You don’t get many chances to be a part of sports history, and judging by the standards for volunteers set by the The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, this isn’t one either.

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JR East to introduce numbering system at all stations in Tokyo

East Japan Railway Co (JR East) will introduce a numbering system for all its stations in Tokyo starting in October, in a bid to to facilitate navigation for foreigners traveling within the capital ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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