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Coronavirus pushes Japan closer to high-tech 'super cities'

Osaka eyes flying cars over World Expo 2025 under new legislation

This project near Tokyo, called Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City, is run by a public-private consortium including real estate developer Mitsui Fudosan. (Photo courtesy of Mitsui Fudosan)

TOKYO -- Japan took another step toward building technology-enabled "super cities," with legislation set to pass that will help advance local plans by lowering regulatory hurdles.

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