[sumo] Yubari basho

Joe Petrow joepetrow at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 11:35:28 EDT 2007


On 6/8/07, Joe Kuroda <joe_kuroda at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- John Racine <gaijira at ace.ocn.ne.jp> wrote:
>
> > It really is a sad sorry.  And it dominated the news
> > here for weeks when the
> > story first broke.
>
> I believe Yubari is in red for more than 32 billion
> yen (or 2 million Euro) and is currently paying back
> the debt with 0.5% interest to a variety of government
> agencies.

32 Billion Yen would actually be more like 200 million Euro, or $264
million dollars.

Otherwise, the story is right on.

  - Peterao


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