Covid: Japan town builds giant squid statue with relief money

Like in many other countries, the coronavirus pandemic has badly hit Japan’s tourism industry. The country is hosting the Olympics this year but no international fans will be allowed at the event, which could amount to losses of 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion; £1.3 billion), according to Takahide Kiuchi, an executive economist at Nomura Research Institute.

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