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Japan to accept tourist visa applications online

Chinese tour groups first to benefit ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tourists take pictures of a famous railway crossing in Kamakura. (Photo by Shohei Nomoto)

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will put in place an online system for accepting tourist visa applications, starting with Chinese traveling in groups in fiscal 2020, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

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