Jul 26, 2016

Sagamihara killings reveal shortcomings in law to control knives

Tuesday’s stabbing rampage in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, has highlighted the difficulty of reigning in crimes involving knives, despite a recent revision to the Firearm and Sword Control Law. Knives have often been the weapon of choice in single-perpetrator mass murders in Japan, where gun ...

Warnings issued ahead of Japan release of 'Pokemon Go'

Jul 21, 2016

Warnings issued ahead of Japan release of 'Pokemon Go'

Excitement for the imminent Japan launch of “Pokemon Go” has reached such fever pitch that government authorities and business executives are warning prospective gamers against accidents even before its release. The National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC) under the Cabinet ...