Credit Card Firms Enhance Services For Travelers Amid Strong Yen

Credit card firms enhance services for travelers amid strong yenCredit card companies are enhancing the services they offer overseas travelers in a bid to solicit new members and encourage use of their cards amid a boom in foreign trips due to the rising yen.   Among such services, customers of Mitsubishi UFJ Nicos Co.'s Platinum American Express Card now don't have to take their heavy winter coats with them when they travel to a warm destination between Dec. 1 and the end of March.  

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Local Gov'ts Seek Fresh Talent To Nurture 'manga' Industry

Local gov'ts seek fresh talent to nurture 'manga' industryTwo municipalities seeking to promote themselves as ''meccas'' for manga comic enthusiasts are stepping up their efforts to discover future master artists and develop a thriving local industry by organizing festivals and providing opportunities to meet professional artists.  

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