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ANA seeks ¥1.3 trillion in credit amid coronavirus crisis

Business / Corporate Apr 4, 2020

ANA seeks ¥1.3 trillion in credit amid coronavirus crisis

Japanese airline group ANA Holdings Inc. has asked the government-affiliated Development Bank of Japan and private financial institutions to set up credit lines totaling ¥1.3 trillion, it was learned late Friday. With its revenue from passenger flight services tumbling due to a plunge in demand ...

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

Asia Pacific Apr 4, 2020

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most populous country observed a nationwide three-minute silence. At 10 a.m., citizens stopped, cars, trains and ships sounded their horns, and air-raid sirens rang out ...

When you can’t travel in actual reality, go virtual

Travel Apr 4, 2020

When you can’t travel in actual reality, go virtual

by Russell Thomas

During these strange days, the idea of online anything is proving more attractive — and vital. Families experience first-time conference calls, while musicians around the world put on internet gigs for locked-down audiences. Travel, too, is just a tap away, thanks to virtual reality.

Travel documentaries to feed your wanderlust

Travel Apr 4, 2020

Travel documentaries to feed your wanderlust

by Rebecca Saunders

From the Lumiere brothers who traveled the globe capturing culture with their portable camera to modern day globe-trotting YouTubers with iPhones, since the late 19th-century travel documentaries have been sparking imaginations and igniting travel passions the world over.