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2020 News archive

January 7, 2021

Postponement of the Exhibition of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Torches in Municipalities in Tokyo

December 22, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay through Tokyo’s Municipalities and Celebration Venues

December 21, 2020

Completion of the Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens Kara-mon Gate

December 18, 2020

Let’s focus on energy efficiency in the home this winter!

December 17, 2020

Establishment of GHANGE, an international city network for gender equality

December 15, 2020

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Announces Launch of the “Project for Temporary Office Allocation for Foreign Financial Companies and Human Resources”

December 11, 2020

ARTBAY TOKYO × MATSUO TAKAHIRO PRISM/GLOW – Illuminating Prism Art Space –

December 10, 2020

Online Web Workplace Visits & Exchange Meetings (3rd Edition) for International Students Who Wish to Work in the Tourism Industry

December 8, 2020

Multilingual Localization Forum to be Held

December 8, 2020

Opening of TMG Building Observatories on New Year’s Day

December 7, 2020

Foreign Nationals Appropriate Employment Promotion Month Street Campaign

December 3, 2020

Connecting words, connecting hearts Preparation of a Video to Promote Simple Japanese

December 2, 2020

Prize Winning Photos of attractions of ten cities in Asia decided!

November 30, 2020

We will subsidize charges for prepartum virus testing and provide consultation support for infected pregnant women.

November 27, 2020

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Accelerator Program “FinTech Program: Asia meets Tokyo” Now Accepting Applications

November 19, 2020

Determination of Terms & Conditions Concerning Tokyo Green Bonds (in foreign currency)

November 19, 2020

Initiatives to create momentum and build excitement toward the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (with 300 days to go till the Games)

November 17, 2020

News from the Ueno Zoological Gardens The Future of Pandas is Blooming - Thank you Xiang Xiang -

November 6, 2020

Determination of Indicative Terms & Conditions of Tokyo Green Bonds (in foreign currency)

November 5, 2020

The Selection of Joint Projects for the Tokyo Innovation Ecosystem Formation Promotion Support Initiative for FY 2020

November 4, 2020

Restricted Admission to Rikugien Garden during Autumn Foliage Season with Numbered Ticket Reservation System

November 2, 2020

Invest Tokyo Online Seminar to be held for Hong Kong

October 30, 2020

Robot Concierges Installed (Installment locations: Shimbashi Station, Shinjuku-nishiguchi Station)

October 29, 2020

U20 Mayors Summit Mayors of the world’s cities partner to deliver a communiqué to the G20

October 29, 2020

Tokyo Financial Award, Financial Innovation Category: Participants for the Support Program Have Been Selected!

October 28, 2020

Opening of a Temporary Hydrogen Station at Harumi

October 27, 2020

Safety Awareness Project to Start for Foreign Children Residing in Tokyo!

October 26, 2020

Implementation of Demonstration Experiments with Start-ups at Facilities Operated by TMG

October 26, 2020

The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Torches will be exhibited in 62 municipalities in Tokyo!

October 23, 2020

Monozukuri – A Celebration of Japanese Artisanal Techniques 2020 Enjoy master craftsmanship online!

October 21, 2020

Toyo Shinsuna Area Designated as a Promotion Area for the Canal Renaissance Project

October 21, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Games City Cast (City Volunteers) Questionnaire Results and Planned Measures

October 20, 2020

Announcement of public use of new permanent venues ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games (Part 6)

October 19, 2020

The Selection of Business Operators in the New Business Model for the Advanced Food Waste Reduction Using ICT Project

October 16, 2020

TMG to establish a Hong Kong Business Consultation Center as the First Overseas Contact Point for “Business Development Center Tokyo”

October 16, 2020

Tokyo to Accept Applications for “Certified Office Operators” for the “Project for Temporary Office Allocation for Foreign Financial Companies and Human Resources”

October 9, 2020

Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line) Receives Good Design Long Life Design Award

October 8, 2020

Metropolitan Hospitals Start Operating Ambulances Carrying Doctors

September 28, 2020

Completion of Ueno Toilet Museum

September 25, 2020

Announcement of Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre

September 25, 2020

Announcement of public use of new permanent venues ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games (Part 5)

September 24, 2020

The Selection of a Business Operator in the New Business Model for Sustainable Use of Plastics Initiative

September 17, 2020

TAMA ZOOLOGICAL PARK INFORMATION:Concerning entry restrictions in force during the autumn busy period under the numbered ticket reservation system

September 17, 2020

Initial Tokyo BRT services start!~Connecting the city center and the Rinkai area~

September 9, 2020

Two projects selected relating to building business models for autonomous vehicle technology

September 8, 2020

Announcement of public use of new permanent venues ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games (Part 4)

September 7, 2020

Opening of Tokyo International Cruise Terminal

September 2, 2020

Announcement of public use of new permanent venues ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games (Part 3)

August 28, 2020

Tokyo to resume the Tokyo 2020 City Cast General Training Online

August 25, 2020

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2021: Entries open in the Cinematic Tokyo competition for films that share Tokyo’s charms with the world

August 24, 2020

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2020

August 24, 2020

Comments by Governor Koike Yuriko at one year to go to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

August 17, 2020

Announcement of public use of new permanent venues ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games (Part 2)

August 17, 2020

Announcement of public use of Ariake Arena ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games

August 4, 2020

Flood forecasts for the Myoshoji River available from August 6

August 3, 2020

Tokyo Financial Award, ESG Investment Category:Now Accepting Candidate Businesses!

July 31, 2020

Photo Contest to Share the Appeal of 10 Cities in Asia

July 28, 2020

Announcement of public use of new permanent venues ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games

July 23, 2020

Comments by Governor Koike Yuriko at one year to go to the Tokyo 2020 Games

July 22, 2020

“Tokyo Tokyo Old Meets New” Branded Tokyo Omiyage Souvenirs (Fifth Collection) Now For Sale!”

July 17, 2020

Smoking Prohibited Within Tokyo Metropolitan Gardens

July 14, 2020

COVID-19 safety stickers being issued as part of initiatives to encourage thorough implementation of the Tokyo Disease Control Measures Guidelines for Businesses

July 13, 2020

Winners of the 2020 Tokyo Teshigoto Project Awards Announced

July 9, 2020

Basic Agreement Between the TMG, Minato City and Waseda University to Develop and Test a Fuel-Cell Garbage Truck

July 7, 2020

Tokyo Financial Award, Financial Innovation Category: Now Accepting Candidate Financial Institutions!

July 5, 2020

Reopening of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Observatories

July 1, 2020

Call for aspiring filmmakers and producers to participate in Talents Tokyo 2020

June 23, 2020

Advance ticketing system for entry to Ueno Zoological Gardens and Tokyo Sea Life Park upon reopening

June 19, 2020

Release of Videos to Raise Awareness about Flood and Storm Damage

June 18, 2020

Tokyo COVID-19 Mimamori Service Begins

June 12, 2020

Opening of a connecting north-south harbor road in Tokyo Port

June 11, 2020

Publication of the Roadmap to Overcoming COVID-19

June 10, 2020

Pay metropolitan taxes with an app on your smartphone

June 9, 2020

Reopening of Museums and Art Galleries

May 26, 2020

New Video Released to Raise Awareness about the Help Mark

May 21, 2020

State of emergency measures taken by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus

May 13, 2020

Project launched to demonstrate the effective domestic use of waste plastic

April 30, 2020

Tokyo Coronavirus Support Center for Foreign Residents (TOCOS) Operating Hours over the Extended Holiday

April 30, 2020

Multilingual domestic violence consultation service launched with support in five languages

April 24, 2020

Establishment of the Tokyo Coronavirus Support Center for Foreign Residents

April 1, 2020

Governor Koike’s comments on the new dates for the Tokyo 2020 Games

March 31, 2020

Sharing Tokyo’s history of urban development with the world: Publication of “The Changing Face of Tokyo” in English

March 30, 2020

Winners of the Asian Cities Photo Contest 2019 “My Favorite Sunset Scenes of Asian Cities” announced!

March 26, 2020

Governor Koike’s comments on the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games

March 19, 2020

Winners of the “Tokyo Contemporary Art Award 2020-2022”

March 16, 2020

Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre to be Postponed

March 6, 2020

Governor Koike’s comments on the statement by the IOC Executive Board regarding measures to address COVID-19

March 5, 2020

The “TMG 2020 Action Plan” to Alleviate Traffic Congestion During the Tokyo 2020 Games

March 3, 2020

The announcement of the limited services at Citizen’s Consultation Section

February 28, 2020

Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Special 13 “World Performing Arts Festival 2020” event information and call for spectators

February 26, 2020

Closure of the observatories

February 20, 2020

Tokyo’s efforts to realize a hydrogen society taking the opportunity of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

February 6, 2020

Renovation works at toilets in Ueno Park

February 3, 2020

Train operation during Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

January 30, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Tokyo Financial Award!

January 24, 2020

Initiatives launched to mark half a year until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games!

January 23, 2020

Event to showcase Tokyo’s food and promote the Olympic and Paralympic Tokyo 2020 Games at Tokyo Sports Square’s annex building!

January 23, 2020

Subway Manners Awareness Campaign to be Jointly Run by Tokyo Metro and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Transportation

January 22, 2020

“Let’s Go Watch the Games! Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games” Pamphlet Produced

January 21, 2020

Tokyo to Hold the Tokyo 2020 Year Commemorative Ceremony

January 16, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Rehearsal Route Released

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