Japan enacts tough new law to regulate drones

Mar 17, 2016

Japan enacts tough new law to regulate drones

The Diet on Thursday enacted a law banning drones from flying over important facilities such as the Prime Minister’s Office while giving police the power to destroy drones if necessary. The legislation is expected to take effect before a foreign ministerial meeting of the ...

Feb 29, 2016

DPJ, Ishin to merge March 27 at special convention

The Democratic Party of Japan and Ishin no To (Japan Innovation Party) will hold a convention March 27 in a Tokyo hotel to launch their new party, members of the two parties said Monday. The largest and third-largest opposition parties will merge to challenge ...