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Airbnb gets green light in Japan

More than 24 million tourists visited Japan in 2016, and Airbnb accommodated 3.7 million of those visitors.


AIRBNB Inc will now be able to operate in Japan without the risk of running into regulatory hurdles after the government passed a law that sets out rules for home sharing.

Japan's Upper House passed a legislative bill on Friday that lets private homes rent out space to paying...