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Rising sea levels seen as threat to Kansai Airport

Internationally, if not necessarily domestically, the flooding of Kansai International Airport is being discussed not as an aberration caused by a freak storm, but as a warning for the future as climate change causes sea levels to rise and typhoons to become more powerful.

VIP GGR to benefit from room openings: Bernstein

Macau’s overall gross gambling revenue is likely to rise about 3 percent to 4 percent in September after disruptions caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, though VIP revenue in the coming week may get a boost from new room openings, Bernstein Research says.

Kansai International Airport slowly recovering from typhoon damage

West Japan Railway Company and Nankai Electric Railway Company restarted their train services to Kansai International Airport Tuesday, two weeks after a massive typhoon caused a tanker ship to crash into the bridge connecting the airport to the main island of Honshu.

Osaka Governor Matsui sets off to Europe to promote World Expo bid

Osaka Governor Ichiro Matsui left his typhoon-struck prefecture on Sunday for a weeklong tour of Europe, aiming to promote his bid to host the 2025 World Expo at Yumeshima island in Osaka.

Fire at Hotel Lisboa caused by short circuit

A fire that broke out at SJM Holding’s Hotel Lisboa was caused by a short circuit and brought under control within five minutes, local media reports.

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