Yokohama Officials, IR Candidates Face Down Anti-Casino Protestors

Government and company delegates at Yokohamas first integrated resort (IR) expo have played down loud public opposition to the citys IR candidacy, arguing a casino-driven facility is its best hope for economic revival.

Yokohama deputy mayor Toshihide Hirahara warned that Japan’s second-largest city faces a slow-burning crisis because of its sagging economy and shrinking population.

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