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Two-train crash averted after close call in Kyushu

Two limited express trains operated by Kyushu Railway Co. nearly crashed at a station on the Nagasaki main line on Friday. At around 12:20 p.m., the seven-car Kamome No. 19 entered a track leading to Hizen-Ryuo Station where the six-car Kamome No. 20 had stopped. The driver of the Kamome ...

China irked by first lady Abe's Yasukuni visit

May 23, 2015

China irked by first lady Abe's Yasukuni visit

China has expressed displeasure with first lady Akie Abe’s visit to war-related Yasukuni Shrine. Beijing again urges Japan to squarely face its history of invasion, show remorse and distance itself from militarism, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a news conference Friday. ...