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Tokyo Tackles Flood Control as Typhoons Swamp Subways

Posted on 24 August 2014. Tags: Control, flood, Subways, Swamp, Tackles, Tokyo, Typhoons

Tokyo Tackles Flood Control as Typhoons Swamp Subways Below the condos and boutiques of Tokyo’s upscale Minato ward — which includes Roppongi Hills, home to Goldman Sachs Group’s Japan headquarters — a boring machine has carved out the city’s newest defense against floods. “There are many buildings, …

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