Ferry service in western Japan ends 109 years of history

National Dec 16, 2019

Ferry service in western Japan ends 109 years of history

A ferry connecting Uno Port in Okayama Prefecture and Takamatsu Port in Kagawa Prefecture has ceased services after 109 years. The ferry completed its last trip across the Seto Inland Sea on Sunday night after a long-term decrease in passengers led to the deterioration of ...

Asia Pacific Nov 30, 2019

China mixing military and science in Arctic push, Denmark warns

China's military is increasingly using scientific research in the Arctic as a way into the region, a Danish intelligence service said on Friday, warning of an intensifying geopolitical rivalry in the north. Disputes in the Arctic over global warming and access to minerals broke into ...