NPA guidelines limit all-night clubs to downtown areas

Sep 17, 2015

NPA guidelines limit all-night clubs to downtown areas

The National Police Agency decided Thursday to allow “specified entertainment eating and drinking establishments,” including discos and nightclubs, to operate late at night in downtown areas. Such operations will be prohibited in residential districts and on busy streets near residential areas, hospitals or child ...

Aug 28, 2015

NPA seeks funds to jam, capture drones

The National Police Agency plans to procure equipment to prevent drones from intruding into key facilities, including devices to send jamming signals and nets to capture unmanned aircraft, sources said Thursday. The NPA has included some ¥400 million in its budget request for fiscal ...

Jun 18, 2015

Mountaineering accidents reached new heights in 2014

Japan logged 2,293 mountain-climbing accidents in 2014, up by 121 from the year before, the National Police Agency said Thursday. The number of people involved in the mishaps rose to 2,794 for the year, up by 81, the agency said. Both figures broke records ...