Tour bus crashes in Kumamoto, injuring 20 South Koreans

Apr 23, 2015

Tour bus crashes in Kumamoto, injuring 20 South Koreans

A tourist bus slammed into a tree along the road in Kumamoto Prefecture, injuring 20 South Korean passengers on board, police said. The injuries were not life-threatening and the passengers all remained conscious, they added. The police said the bus had been driving on ...

Jan 7, 2015

Bus crash in eastern Ukraine kills 12 servicemen, injures 21

A bus carrying Ukrainian servicemen collided with two heavy trucks on a snowy road, killing 12 of them and injuring 21, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday. The accident occurred late Monday in eastern Ukraine, where government forces are fighting Russia-backed separatists. The troops killed ...

Kintetsu offers tour of Osaka by double-decker bus

Jul 2, 2014

Kintetsu offers tour of Osaka by double-decker bus

Kintetsu Bus Co. unveiled to the media on Wednesday a double-decker bus tour service of the city of Osaka that will start July 10. The tour, the first featuring a double-decker, will give visitors a convenient way to explore the city’s landmarks, including Japan’s ...

Bus hits parked trucks at rest area; two dead

Mar 3, 2014

Bus hits parked trucks at rest area; two dead

An overnight bus rammed two parked trucks early Monday at a rest stop in Oyabe, Toyama Prefecture, killing two people and leaving dozens injured. The bus, which departed from Sendai on Sunday night, was headed to a hot springs resort in Ishikawa Prefecture. The ...

'Love of buses' trips up Osaka man

Aug 23, 2013

'Love of buses' trips up Osaka man

A 36-year-old self-proclaimed bus lover from Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, was arrested Thursday for stealing bus destination sign rolls, police said. Police found about 1,000 destination signs and stacks of bus magazines at the home of Naoki Murata, an office worker who owned up to ...