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Japan slowly opens economy after ending state of emergency

Theme parks, shopping areas draw crowds as restrictions ease

Sightseers in Kyoto walk toward Kiyomizu-dera, a well-known Buddhist temple, on Oct. 2. (Photo by Yo Inoue)

TOKYO -- Japanese businesses are cautiously opening up on the first weekend since the government lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency across the country.

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