The government should have made sure that any media revenue will go to offset the cost of the games and compensate business that have to close or curtail business due to the games.
It is untrue that the government did not have the means to make this happen.
The IOC may be the only body with the authority to cancel the games, but the government could agree to let the games proceed while shutting down the airports.
Japan would have the greatest medal haul in Olympic history.
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“When the holiday ended, many defied requests for remote work and returned to their offices on packed trains.”
Oops, the editor really dropped the ball on this one. Let me fix this for you.
When the holiday ended, many were denied requests for remote work and returned to their offices on packed trains.
There you go. Now your sentence makes sense.
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Send a few vials to my local veterinarian. I’ll be happy to get my shot there when I take my dogs in for their yearly shot.
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“there have been cases where Tokyoites drink on the streets”
Now there is a good idea. Close the roads to traffic during GW and allow bars and restaurants to move their tables into the streets. Distance can be maintained, business earn revenue and people might discover new restaurants within walking distance of their homes.
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