Japan is about to have the international spotlight shone on its itself, for better or worse. Photo: EPA
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan’s moment in the sun begins now as country enters crucial phase as modern nation

  • The land of the rising sun is set to have its moment in the sun, but an ageing population and dwindling workforce have the country’s leaders on edge
  • With the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics, Japan has a chance to showcase the best of its culture to the world

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Japan is about to have the international spotlight shone on its itself, for better or worse. Photo: EPA
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