South Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott

Apr 25, 2017

South Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott

South Korea’s tourist industry has been hammered by China’s boycott over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system, with visitor numbers from the Asian giant plummeting 40 percent in March, a survey showed. Beijing banned Chinese tour groups from visiting the South from ...

Bilingual traffic signs to debut in July

Apr 13, 2017

Bilingual traffic signs to debut in July

Japan will introduce bilingual traffic signs in July as visitors surge ahead of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020. The National Police Agency on Thursday unveiled stop and slow-down signs, each with English translations beneath the Japanese words. The new versions will gradually replace ...