Business / Tech Aug 28, 2016

European carriers aiming for superfast Wi-Fi aboard planes

Starting early next year, travelers on some Lufthansa flights in Europe will be able to surf the web using Wi-Fi that promises speeds and coverage that trounce existing offerings. The network, which will use Inmarsat PLC's satellites and Deutsche Telekom AG towers on the ground, ...

Japan, South Korea to resume currency swap deal

Business Aug 28, 2016

Japan, South Korea to resume currency swap deal

Japan and South Korea agreed Saturday to launch talks on resuming a currency swap deal, reflecting newly cooperative relations between the two neighbors. The two began operating a swap agreement in 2001, but testy ties precluded any effort to extend or renew it when it ...

Business Aug 27, 2016

Tokyo Metro to test parcel delivery services

Tokyo Metro Co. will test the feasibility of parcel delivery services using its subway system in cooperation with other rail and transportation firms, company sources said Saturday. Land transportation companies face a lack of truck drivers and also need to reduce carbon emissions and help ...