Japan is about to welcome back foreign travelers, but domestic tourism remains its priority

After more than two years of closed border policies, Japan is set to welcome back international travelers this week. Come June 10, foreign tourists traveling via packaged tours can enter Japan. However, the government’s priority still lies in boosting domestic tourism numbers, said Tadashi Shimura, president of the Japan Association of Travel Agents. Even before … Read more

Beijing loyalist John Lee will be Hong Kong’s next leader

John Lee, a Beijing loyalist, has been picked to be the city’s next chief executive. Bloomberg | Getty Images John Lee, a Beijing loyalist, has been elected as Hong Kong’s next Chief Executive. Lee, the only candidate for Hong Kong’s top post, won more than 1,416 votes in Sunday’s election. He only needed a simple … Read more