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Asia Pacific · 4:52 AM UTCParched Tokyo residents criticise reported alcohol sales plan
Olympic organisers will allow the sale of alcohol to Tokyo 2020 spectators, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday, drawing criticism as residents of the capital grapple with curbs on bars to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.