Japan Suspends Subsidized Tourism Program Amid Spike In Coronavirus Cases During the pandemic, Japan's government has been subsidizing travel and tourism to juice the economy. After a spike in coronavirus cases, it will now suspend the program for two weeks.
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Japan Suspends Subsidized Tourism Program Amid Spike In Coronavirus Cases

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Japan Suspends Subsidized Tourism Program Amid Spike In Coronavirus Cases

Japan Suspends Subsidized Tourism Program Amid Spike In Coronavirus Cases

Japan Suspends Subsidized Tourism Program Amid Spike In Coronavirus Cases

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During the pandemic, Japan's government has been subsidizing travel and tourism to juice the economy. After a spike in coronavirus cases, it will now suspend the program for two weeks.