800 Osaka, Nagasaki residents sue over security laws

Jun 9, 2016

800 Osaka, Nagasaki residents sue over security laws

More than 800 people, including atomic bomb survivors, launched legal action against the government this week over controversial security laws they believe threaten their right to live in peace. Following similar lawsuits that have already been filed nationwide in connection with the laws, the ...

May 16, 2016

Shareholder calls on Toyo Tire to sue former execs

A Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. shareholder has sent a letter to the company asking it to file a lawsuit against 19 former executives for some ¥46.6 billion in damages over falsified data on earthquake-absorbing rubber, it was learned Monday. The shareholder, a man ...

Osaka subway drivers sue over right to grow a beard

Mar 10, 2016

Osaka subway drivers sue over right to grow a beard

Two Osaka subway drivers have sued the city’s municipal government after their bonuses were cut because they refused to shave off their beards. “Growing a beard is part of individual freedom, just like choosing clothes or hairstyles,” said a lawsuit filed Wednesday with the ...