Record 31 million tourists visited Japan in 2018

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 11:19:40 +0000

People walk under winter illuminations displayed with one million "Champagne Gold" LED bulbs at Marunouchi business district in Tokyo on December 16, 2018. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)

 The number of foreign tourists who visited Japan in 2018 marked a record high for the sixth year in a row at 31.19 million, up about 2.5 million – or 8.7 percent – from the previous year, Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii said at a press conference after a Cabinet meeting last Friday. 

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US airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 03:40:41 +0000

Transportation Security Administration officers work at a checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. The TSA acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown.

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US airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 03:40:41 +0000

Transportation Security Administration officers work at a checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. The TSA acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown.

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MIAA: Dumaguete, Siargao flights canceled due to bad weather

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:55:49 +0000

MIAA: Dumaguete, Siargao flights canceled due to bad weather

Flights going to and from Dumaguete and Siargao were canceled due to bad weather, the Manila International Airport Authorities (Miaa) reported on Friday.

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