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TOKYO (Nikkei)--The city of Hino in the Tama area of western Tokyo has unveiled a robot guide that was built entirely by local businesses and organizations. So far, it serves as a visitor's guide to the city, but with future improvements, the goal is to have it guide athletes and spectators when Tokyo hosts the Summer Olympics in 2020.

TOKYO (Nikkei)--Major redevelopment projects are changing the face of Kichijoji, a suburb in western Tokyo that perennially ranks among the capital's most desirable places to live.

TOKYO (Nikkei)--A major redevelopment project is underway near the south exit of Shinjuku Station. The huge commuter hub of Tokyo is in for big changes in the years leading up to the 2020 Summer Olympics.

TOKYO (Nikkei)--Aging homes where U.S. military personnel once lived are to be redeveloped into an American-style suburb in the western Tokyo city of Fussa.

TOKYO (Nikkei)--The Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to construct a new passenger ship terminal able to accommodate the world's increasingly large cruise ships and their thousands of passengers.

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