/ Feb 28, 2017

Japan to tighten control over domestic ivory trade

Japan is set to strengthen its control over the domestic ivory trade after the Cabinet approved Tuesday a bill requiring dealers to register with the government. The measure would require a screening of ivory dealers during registration and follow-up inspections every five years. Registrations ...

/ Feb 26, 2017

U.S. sailor nabbed for DUI in Okinawa

A U.S. sailor was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Okinawa Prefecture on Sunday. According to the Okinawa Prefectural Police, Seaman Apprentice Timothy Foster, 34, was arrested on a road in the town of Chatan around 1 a.m. on a charge of driving ...