Tokyo’s governor decides to modernize Tsukiji fish market

TOKYO — The Tokyo governor says the giant Tsukiji fish market, popular with tourists, will stay, although it will get modernized and developed within five years. Gov. Yuriko Koike, the first woman to lead Japan’s capital, told reporters Tuesday that …
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