Tokyo's 'absurd' emergency fuel stockpile system to be overhauled

Mar 4, 2015

Tokyo's 'absurd' emergency fuel stockpile system to be overhauled

Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe said the capital’s system of stockpiling fuel reserves for emergencies will be overhauled following the discovery that more than ¥300 million worth of fuel purchased from oil retailer associations under the system was not actually being stored. Masuzoe told a ...

China plays down U.S. concerns over anti-terror legislation

Mar 4, 2015

China plays down U.S. concerns over anti-terror legislation

China has played down U.S. concerns that proposed anti-terror legislation would give the Chinese government sweeping power to police electronic communications and marginalize foreign companies fighting for a share of China’s $465 billion technology market, saying Wednesday that the law is purely designed to ...

Bicycle, jogging police units unveiled ahead of Yokohama Marathon

Mar 4, 2015

Bicycle, jogging police units unveiled ahead of Yokohama Marathon

The Kanagawa Prefectural Police will introduce bicycle and running units to protect participants in the Yokohama Marathon 2015 on March 15. The bicycle unit, the first of its kind in Japan, follows the introduction of “running police” who jogged alongside runners in the Tokyo ...