ANA, AirAsia to set up budget carrier joint venture in Japan
News On Japan via Kyodo -- Jul 21
All Nippon Airways Co. and AirAsia Bhd. of Malaysia have agreed to establish a budget airline joint venture in Japan and begin domestic and international flights from Narita airport near Tokyo as early as next year, industry sources said Thursday.
The Japanese airline known as ANA and AirAsia, one of Asia's largest budget carriers, will announce their agreement later Thursday, the sources said.
|| Tokyo’s train perverts shift strategy as Saikyo sinks in significance |
| || On Saturday at around 11:30 a.m., officers arrested Hideaki Shoji, a resident of Yokohama, after he allegedly came up from behind a 21-year-old female college student and shot digital images up her skirt as she stood on a platform at Kuhonbutsu Station in Setagaya Ward. (Tokyo Reporter) |
|| LDP to address 'revenge porn' |
| || A panel of Japan's main ruling party will consider drawing up a law to ban 'revenge porn.' The term applies to the practice of posting sexually explicit images of former lovers on the Internet. (NHK ) |
|| Milwaukee rape ruling bolsters victims in Japan |
| || A 12-year battle for justice took an enormous financial, emotional and physical toll, says Catherine Jane Fisher. But for the Australian teacher of English and mother of three, it's time to savor a landmark court victory. (womensenews.org ) |
|| Miss International 2013 kicks off in Japan |
| || The Miss International 2013 beauty pageant has begun in Tokyo, Japan, on 7 December. Over 72 contestants will compete with each other for the 53rd Miss International title. (ibtimes.co.in ) |