Twin Lower House by-elections set for April 24

Feb 16, 2016

Twin Lower House by-elections set for April 24

The Lower House on Tuesday approved the resignation of scandal-hit member Kensuke Miyazaki, paving the way for a by-election on April 24 in Kyoto, to go along with one already set for Hokkaido. Miyazaki, 35, a former lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, ...

Aug 27, 2015

Lower House OKs bill to ban drone flights over crowded areas

The Lower House unanimously approved a bill on Thursday to ban drones from flying over crowded residential areas and airports, as well as the use of unmanned aircraft at night without the government’s permission. The bill to revise the Civil Aeronautics Law is aimed ...