Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key


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"I am particularly emphasising the Paralympic Games," Koike said. "It could serve as a good springboard in bringing in designs that will ensure accessibility as well as what we call barrier-free access and facilities."

Lets hope it will do that indeed , Japan has a long way to go in creating a society / environment where people with disabilities are on bit more equal footing with the  rest of society.

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I love how it's "worth the cost" before it's even started, and before the inevitable heat stroke deaths, needless to say before everything is completed and after numerous lies about the actual budget.

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What else can she say at this point? Agree that the cost are way too high?

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It will be a big success! (I can only hope).

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