|Above, the Tokyo Skytree towers over the city's office buildings. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
It looks like Japan couldn't wait until the end of December to make a big announcement.
According to Jiji Press:
Tokyo, Dec. 22 (Jiji Press)--The number of foreign visitors to Japan this year has exceeded 13 million for the first time ever, the transport and tourism ministry said Monday.
The number has shot up nearly 30 pct from the year-before level chiefly thanks to the yen's weakening against other currencies.To read more, go here.