Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

Japan on Saturday launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres. An H-IIA rocket blasted off at about 2:30 pm (0530 GMT ... ( read original story ...)

Kagoike soon to receive second arrest warrant over subsidy fraud

meter plot in June last year for ¥134 million, roughly 14 percent of its appraised value, following negotiations with the Finance Ministry’s regional bureau in Osaka. Prosecutors are looking into whether officials at the bureau committed breach of trust ... ( read original story ...)

Hawaiian Airlines will upgrade Honolulu-Sapporo service

“We are delighted to offer our Sapporo guests the comfort and amenities of the A330 aircraft as they enjoy the Hawaiian hospitality that defines our in-flight experience,” Takaya Shishido, country director of Japan at Hawaiian Airlines, said in a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Airlines W17 Sapporo service changes

Singapore Airlines in recent schedule update revised planned operational aircraft for its Singapore – Sapporo New Chitose winter service. Operating as daily service from 04DEC17 to 06JAN18 (SIN departure, excluding selected dates in the first week of ... ( read original story ...)