South Korean airline T'way cuts Japan routes as bilateral ties founder

Business Jul 23, 2019

South Korean airline T'way cuts Japan routes as bilateral ties founder

South Korean low-cost carrier T'way Air Co. will suspend some regular flights connecting South Korea and three airports in Kyushu. The decision, announced by the Seoul-based carrier Monday, came amid a drop in demand amid deteriorating bilateral relations. Four routes, Kumamoto-Daegu, Oita-Busan, Oita-Muan and Saga-Busan, which ...

Rain pounds southwestern Japan as typhoon approaches Korean Peninsula

National Jul 20, 2019

Rain pounds southwestern Japan as typhoon approaches Korean Peninsula

Heavy rain pounded islands in southwest Japan as a typhoon headed toward the Korean Peninsula on Saturday, leading the Meteorological Agency to issue the highest-level danger alert for parts of Nagasaki Prefecture. Landslides occurred on Tsushima Island and the Goto Islands in Nagasaki. Two women ...

Torrential downpours continue to lash Kyushu

National May 20, 2019

Torrential downpours continue to lash Kyushu

Heavy rain continued to lash Kyushu on Monday after stranding more than 300 people on a mountain on Yakushima island over the weekend. The Meteorological Agency warned torrential rain may cause landslides and floods, and issued a caution on the threat of tornadoes and lightning ...