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Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood bans public Halloween drinking following mayhem

Truck-tipping vandalism a major part of tipping-point decision in ordinarily pro-alcohol Japan.

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Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood likely to ban public drinking due to Halloween mayhem

Shibuya’s world-famous Halloween street parties may not be going away, but it looks like they’ll be going non-alcoholic.

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Foreign university students among those under investigation for Tokyo Halloween truck-flipping

Tokyo police looking at 10 additional suspects, with list including Japanese nationals and foreigners from three European nations.

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Foreigner investigated for truck-flipping thought it’d be OK since “Japan is crazy at Halloween”

When gauging appropriateness in a foreign land, using a drunken mob as your baseline is usually a bad idea.

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