Feb 18, 2015

Japan saw record 1.22 million foreign visitors in January

The estimated number of foreign passengers arriving in Japan soared 29.1 percent in January from a year earlier to 1,218,400, hitting a record high for the month, government data showed on Wednesday. The Japan National Tourism Organization said the increase was due partly to ...

Feb 17, 2015

Cyberattacks detected in Japan doubled to 25.7 billion in 2014

The number of computer attacks on government and other organizations detected in Japan doubled in 2014 from the previous year to a record 25.66 billion, a government agency said Tuesday. The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology used around 240,000 sensors to detect ...

Feb 16, 2015

China takes down senior leader amid anti-corruption campaign

Chinese authorities say a former vice chairman for the country’s top political advisory body has been expelled from the Communist Party and stripped of all government positions because of bribery. The Central Commission for Discipline Commission, the Communist Party’s top watchdog agency, said Monday ...