Haneda new old kid on the block

| Oct 20, 2010

Haneda new old kid on the block

by Kazuaki Nagata

This month, Tokyo’s Haneda airport returns to scheduled international flight operations for the first time in 32 years as part of the government’s goal to turn the offshore facility into a 24-hour hub to compete with global competition and boost the economy. Haneda had ...

Ota Ward hopes hinge on airport

| Oct 20, 2010

Ota Ward hopes hinge on airport

by Kazuaki Nagata

For many foreigners visiting Tokyo, places like Akihabara and Harajuku are the must-see spots. Compared with those places, Ota Ward may seem a bit dull — not only for foreign tourists but also for Japanese. But the ward and local residents have high hopes ...