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Concern rises in ‘Land of the Blazing Sun’ as Olympics loom

At Osaka’s famous samurai castle, tourists are sprayed with mist-like water as they wait to enter. Even for visitors who live on the equator, that relief is welcome. “We knew it would be hot but had no idea of how hot, really,” said Gerald Chong, a visitor from Singapore. “If you are outside from mid-morning […]