Tokyo Disney knows fans will return but question is when

Tokyo Disney knows fans will return but question is when

TOKYO — Takahiro Suzuki, 26, isn’t afraid to show his yen for Disney. In 2019 he took his family to Tokyo Disney Resort nearly 10 times. In late February, he spent 198,000 yen ($1,850) on annual passports to the parks for himself and his wife. Days later,...
Chinese ships chase Japanese fishing boat near Senkaku Islands

Chinese ships chase Japanese fishing boat near Senkaku Islands

NAHA, Japan (Kyodo) — Two China Coast Guard ships have approached and chased a Japanese fishing boat in Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, the Japan Coast Guard said Saturday. The Japanese coast guard ordered the...
Shippers turn to Belt and Road trains to beat coronavirus lockdowns

Shippers turn to Belt and Road trains to beat coronavirus lockdowns

HAMBURG, Germany — With few international flights operating and many cargo ships knocked off course by the coronavirus pandemic, businesses sending goods between Asia and Europe have turned in desperation to trains linked to China’s Belt and Road project....
Malaysia factories spring back to life for Japanese electronics

Malaysia factories spring back to life for Japanese electronics

OSAKA/TOKYO — Sharp, Sony and Panasonic have restarted production lines in Malaysia after the country eased restrictions that placed an important exporting hub on lockdown. Because the plant stoppages delayed global exports of consumer electronics, the three...