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We will review the expenses because of changes in the inflation rate and the foreign exchange rate.


Sapporo Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto. Soaring consumer prices and the sliding yen have forced the Sapporo city government to add 17 billion yen to its estimated cost to host the 2030 Winter Olympics

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Don't forget the zero interest rate from your residents!

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They will never abort, sadly, and never change the prices -- they will only add more zeros and we will all have to pay dearly for it with the "shouganai" attitude. All so some insecure people can pat themselves on the back for a bit of name recognition.

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As if nowadays anyone could plan something for 2030. lol

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Lessons never learned.

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Olympics are useless and can be replaced with a newly created international sports event.

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Wasted tax payers money !!!

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More opportunities for bribery and scandals for future Japan…

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