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Japan's hikers advised to get insurance to cover accidents, rescue costs

Sep 19, 2017

Japan's hikers advised to get insurance to cover accidents, rescue costs

Reflecting the recent rise in alpine accidents amid Japan's trekking boom, experts say hikers should get insurance covering search and rescue expenses, which can be extremely expensive. There were 2,495 mountaineering accidents across Japan in 2016, the second-highest figure since officials began compiling comparable statistics ...

Sep 19, 2017

Singapore and Japan ink accord to strengthen cybersecurity cooperation

Singapore and Japan signed a pact on Monday to boost cybersecurity cooperation between the two countries. The memorandum of cooperation provides for the holding of regular policy dialogues between the two countries in addition to information exchanges, collaborations to enhance cybersecurity awareness, joint regional capacity-building ...