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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Researcher points to Wi-fi snooping dangers at major Japanese airports

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:48pm by AP

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Wi-fi snooping highlighted at airports Users of free wireless internet connections at Japan's Narita, Kansai and Kobe airports are vulnerable to electronic eavesdropping of their email and web browsing, a study by an information specialist showed yesterday. Such risks can be prevented by encrypting Wi-fi connections, but the three airports refrain from ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Man sentenced to two years in jail in Japan for making guns with 3D printer

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:16am by AFP

    ... with regular security equipment, including scanners found at airports, leading to fears that they could be used in hijackings. The debate about home-made guns took off last year in the United States ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US Osprey planes in tsunami drill despite Japanese protests

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:10am by AFP

    ... helicopter-carrying destroyer offshore. More than 500 people, including protesters opposed to the presence of Ospreys in Japan, gathered near the airport in Shirahama. "Ospreys have been called defective ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Chinese tourism to Japan bounces back after diplomatic tensions

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:17pm by KYODO

    ... international flights at Tokyo's Haneda airport and more charter flights from Asian countries to regional airports in Japan, the Japan National Tourism Organisation said. Chinese visitor numbers ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese school backpacks become a hit with Chinese tourists

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:40pm by Julian Ryall

    ... but top-of-the-range versions and new releases are retailing for more than 60,000 yen. More outlets have also been launched in the duty-free lounges at major airports, including Kansai International Airport ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's high-speed Shinkansen bullet train turns 50

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:09pm by AP

    ... technology. Shanghai launched a German-built maglev train in 2004 on a 30km route between the city and the airport. It can hit 430km/h. A Japanese maglev train in development has topped 500km/h ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... packing sustained winds of 108km/h by evening, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The main airport on Okinawa, Naha, reopened yesterday, although some morning flights were cancelled. Spokesman Takumi Higa said no damage had been reported. Airports in Kyushu were still open, but late flights were cancelled, and additional cancellations may be in the works. Japan Airlines, ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan removes relics from 1970s anti-Narita airport riots

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in Tokyo Demolition work begins on two huts built on airport ground in 1970s anti-government clashes Narita's riot relics removed Work crews have begun demolishing two huts built in 1971 on land earmarked for Narita Airport, relics of a radical protest against the building of Japan's main international gateway. The structures are a legacy of bloody ...

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    Japanese airport re-opens after wartime bomb found

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:22pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo A major airport in northern Japan re-opened on Wednesday after bomb squads barricaded the area around an unexploded bomb from the second world war. Flights resumed at Sendai Airport after military troops worked through the night to pile sandbags around the 250-kilogram bomb, which was uncovered during construction near a runway two days earlier. ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese airport closed after wartime bomb found

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:15pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo A major airport in northern Japan was closed on Tuesday after construction workers found an unexploded bomb believed to be from the second world war. All 92 flights in and out of Sendai airport were cancelled after the 250-kilogram bomb was uncovered during construction near a runway, local police official Hiroshi Ouchi said. The bomb was identified ...




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