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Japan to Start Nationwide Travel Discount Program Oct. 11

Japan to Start Nationwide Travel Discount Program Oct. 11

   New York, Sept. 22 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government will start its planned nationwide travel discount program Oct. 11, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Thursday.
   The government will also launch a discount program to support entertainment and other events Oct. 11, Kishida told a news conference during his trip to New York.
   He expressed a wish to revitalize its economy hurt by the novel coronavirus crisis through the two programs, following the recent decrease in new COVID-19 cases.
   Kishida also announced plans to ease the country's COVID-19 border measures Oct. 11 by scrapping the daily cap on arrivals from abroad, accepting independent tourists and waiving visa requirements for short-term stays.
   He said he will give detailed instructions to formulate a comprehensive package of economic measures Sept. 30.

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