Ferry ride from Haneda airport to Akihabara in works

National Jan 2, 2016

Ferry ride from Haneda airport to Akihabara in works

The government is aiming to start a tourist-centered ferry service in 2017 between Tokyo's Haneda airport and the Akihabara electronics district, a government official said Saturday. The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry is planning to start regular service along a 20-km route linking a ...

World Dec 15, 2014

Hundreds missing after boat sinks in Lake Tanganyika

More than two hundred people were believed missing after a boat sank in Democratic Republic of Congo's waters on Lake Tanganyika on Thursday night, a senior Tanzanian official said on Sunday. U.N. radio in Congo, Radio Okapi, said on Friday that at least 26 people ...

Divers struggle in search for Korean ferry survivors

Asia Pacific Apr 17, 2014

Divers struggle in search for Korean ferry survivors

Rescuers struggled with strong waves and murky waters on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, most of them teenagers from the same school, still missing after the South Korean ferry Sewol capsized 36 hours ago. Coast guard, navy and private divers scoured the ...