May 28, 2015

Japan to suggest China dismantle ATM 'trade barriers'

Japan said in a report on unfair trade practices that it plans to urge China to revise regulations on ATMs and information and telecommunications systems for sale to Chinese banks. In the 2015 report, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry described regulations on ...

Mar 12, 2015

Seven Bank unveils mobile ATM use after disasters

Seven Bank has unveiled a mobile automated teller machine that enables people to withdraw or deposit money in the event regular ATMs are rendered useless in a disaster. The mobile ATM is loaded on a vehicle that has been converted from a small truck. ...

New wealth rises in Mogadishu as millions suffer

Nov 6, 2014

New wealth rises in Mogadishu as millions suffer

The first ATM and the construction of modern buildings and trendy restaurants are exciting signs of growth for those living in Somalia’s capital. That is, if you have money. Even as war-torn Mogadishu makes strides forward, thousands of residents are facing the prospect of ...

Oct 22, 2014

Thai couple held over missing Japanese man in Bangkok

Thai police said Tuesday they have detained a Thai woman and her husband in the disappearance of a 79-year-old Japanese man in Bangkok. The police quoted the husband, also a Thai, as saying the Japanese, Yoshinori Shimato, died of a heart attack after going ...

Nation's first bitcoin ATM fired up in Mie

Apr 27, 2014

Nation's first bitcoin ATM fired up in Mie

Japan’s first bitcoin ATM was unveiled at an event in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, on Friday, allowing customers to buy the virtual currency or withdraw cash from their online bitcoin accounts. The ATM, which visitors were allowed to use, was manufactured by Las Vegas startup ...