Koike and Suga said Olympics is going smoothly while Covid-19 hits over 10,000 daily cases

Koike and Suga said Olympics is going smoothly while Covid-19 hits over 10,000 daily cases Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike met last weekend. After the meeting, they smugly concluded that “the Tokyo Olympics are going smoothly.” However, prior to this blase comment, the coronavirus crisis…

Tokyo Olympics and internal discontent over Covid-19

Tokyo Olympics and internal discontent over Covid-19 Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times Rumors continue about internal discontent within the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) concerning the holding of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. This is based on the continuing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis and increasing deaths in the first months of 2021. Hence, the…