Rural areas cash in on trail running

Jun 25, 2013

Rural areas cash in on trail running

by Shohei Seki

Trail running is attracting increasing attention as a means of revitalizing towns and villages suffering from depopulation. The OSJ Okukuji Trail 50K footrace, which covers mountain paths around 654-meter Mount Nantai on the border between Daigo and Hitachiota in Ibaraki Prefecture, attracts around 600 ...

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A trade link in South Asia

Pakistan has decided to extend “most-favored nation” (MFN) trade status to India. This move has been a long time coming, and offers both countries significant benefits. The most compelling among them, however, is not economic: MFN is as much a confidence-building measure that can ...