Landslides On Railway Line Affect Hakone Tourism

Landslides on railway line affect Hakone tourism

A mountain railway line in the popular sightseeing spot of Hakone, near Tokyo, is expected to be out of service until at least the end of this year, due to landslides caused by Typhoon Hagibis.

The storm brought heavy rainfalls of about 1,000 millimeters in 48 hours to the resort town in Kanagawa Prefecture last weekend.

Yamanote Line To Resume Services Around 10 A.m.

Yamanote line to resume services around 10 a.m.

The Yamanote line in Tokyo is expected to resume operations at around 10:00 a.m. Sunday.

East Japan Railway says that it decided to restart services earlier than scheduled, as the safety of the tracks has been confirmed.

Iran: Japan Offering Credit Line For Oil Purchases

Iran: Japan offering credit line for oil purchases

Iran's Foreign Ministry has disclosed that the Japanese government has proposed offering the country a line of credit based on the volume of Iranian oil Japan purchases.

At a news conference on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said Japan's proposal is an attempt to ease tensions between Iran and other countries. He did not provide further details of the proposal.

Keikyu Line Resumes Services After Crash

Keikyu Line resumes services after crash

The operator of a passenger train involved in a deadly collision with a truck in Yokohama, near Tokyo, has resumed some of the services it suspended after the incident on Thursday.

Workers for railway operator Keikyu Corporation removed the wrecked train cars and truck by 5 a.m. on Saturday.

S.korea Pm: Japan Crossed The Line

S.Korea PM: Japan crossed the line

The South Korean prime minister has blasted Japan over its decision to strip South Korea of preferential trade status, saying Tokyo has "crossed the line."

Lee Nak-yon told a Cabinet meeting on Saturday that Japan's decision was a second retaliatory act. Japan imposed tighter export controls in July on key high-tech materials.

Japan: Export Controls Are In Line With Wto Rules

Japan: Export controls are in line with WTO rules

Japan says its tightened controls on the export of high-tech materials to South Korea are in line with World Trade Organization rules.

Japanese government officials plan to defend the restrictions at a WTO meeting that began in Geneva on Monday.

Earthquake Stops 2 Trains On Uetsu Main Line

Earthquake stops 2 trains on Uetsu Main Line

Railway officials say an express train and a local train on the Uetsu Main Line came to a halt following a massive earthquake on Tuesday night in northern Japan.

The East Japan Railway Company says the 53 passengers on the express train Inaho number 13 and a local train were temporarily evacuated to higher ground after a tsunami advisory was issued.

Kono: Japan Will Not Toe Us Line On Iran

Kono: Japan will not toe US line on Iran

Foreign Minister Taro Kono says Japan will not follow the United States in labeling Iran's elite military force a terrorist group.

US President Donald Trump issued a statement on Monday designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization.