May 6, 2021

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Covid: The Japanese town makes a huge statue of squid with donations

As in many other countries, the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the Japanese tourist industry. The country is hosting the Olympics this year but no international fans will be allowed at the event, which could cost 200bn yen ($ 1.8bn; £ 1.3bn), according to Takahide Kiuchi, an economist at the Nomura Research Institute.