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Japan IRs have a new schedule

After spending most of this year in denial or else paralyzed by the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Japanese central government has finally made a credible decision about its IR development plans, which is to push back the timeline by nine months.

Japan settles on nine month delay of IR development timeline

The Japan Tourism Agency released revised guidelines that have established a nine-month delay in the nation's IR development timeline.
Nagasaki expects 6-12 month delay in IR development timeline

Nagasaki expects 6-12 month delay in IR development timeline

The Nagasaki Prefectural Government has told its prefectural assembly that the national timeline will likely be delayed by 6-12 months, according to the information...

Abe resignation may put Japan IR development in limbo

The resignation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to be another political blow to an already shaky process of developing up to three...

Rearrest of Japan lawmaker renews criticism of IR development

The rearrest on Thursday of former Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Tsukasa Akimoto on new charges of witness tampering has once again put...

Yokohama mayor indefinitely delays IR development plans

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi stated at a press conference that her city would not be issuing its local IR implementation policy this month, as...

Yokohama mayor: local IR plans must wait on central government policy

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi has acknowledged that her city’s implementation policies, originally scheduled for publication in June, must wait until after the central government...

Nagasaki governor suggests Japan’s IR timeline may face delay

Nagasaki Governor Hodo Nakamura indicated at a press conference on Tuesday that his prefecture is no longer confident that the central government intends to...

Japan not expected to issue IR Basic Plan this month

The July 26 deadline for the Japanese central government to issue the IR Basic Plan may not be much of a deadline after all,...

Analyst: Tokyo and Aichi could still join IR race

A report issued Wednesday by Bay City Ventures Managing Director Joji Kokuryo notes that there are two additional local governments that might still join...

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