Tokyo cuts estimated tab for 2020 Olympics to $12 billion

The latest price tag for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been trimmed slightly, but is still nearly twice the initial estimate even after a major cost-cutting effort. The organizers said Friday that the event will cost a total 1.35 trillion yen ($11.9 billion).
( read original story …)


Related Post

Nikkei recovers from near 4-month low after North ...
views 228
TOKYO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share ave...
Bitter battle between Big Beer and craft brewers g...
views 315
Nearly 20 years experience in television, radio an...
Wenger at Nagoya Grampus Eight: how Arsene redisco...
views 105
Shintaro Kano of Kyodo News remembers it well ... ...
Donald Trump ice sculpture unveiled at Japan'...
views 353
The annual Sapporo snow festival kicked off on Mon...
Finnair to open new routes to Sapporo and Punta Ca...
views 13
Finnair has made this announcement: As part of its...
Takeda is buying Ariad Pharmaceuticals in a $5.2 b...
views 306
Here's the press release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & O...
Monteiro slams WTCC ‘dangerous’ tyres ...
views 317
World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Montei...
India Inc eyes long Samurai loans from yield-hungr...
views 218
“Only the large Japanese banks may have an appetit...
Bank of Japan to cut inflation forecast as optimis...
views 123
TOKYO -- The Bank of Japan looks to lower its pric...
How A Wedding Titan Created Trunk Hotel, TokyoR...
views 62
Last year when Trunk Hotel opened in Tokyo it inst...