'Pokemon Go' adds warning against gaming at the wheel

Aug 16, 2016

'Pokemon Go' adds warning against gaming at the wheel

In a bid to prevent traffic accidents, popular smartphone game “Pokemon Go” now warns players against gaming while driving. The safety function was added in an Aug. 8 upgrade following a series of traffic accidents involving “Pokemon Go” players. The game was launched in ...

NRA to call for checks of safety-related cables at nuclear plants

Jan 6, 2016

NRA to call for checks of safety-related cables at nuclear plants

The Nuclear Regulation Authority decided Wednesday to urge power companies to inspect for possible problems related to the installation of electric cables for safety equipment at their nuclear power plants. At Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant in Niigata Prefecture and other nuclear power ...

'An,' meaning safety, named Japan's kanji of the year for 2015

Dec 15, 2015

'An,' meaning safety, named Japan's kanji of the year for 2015

The kanji an, which denotes safety or peace, best symbolizes the national mood in 2015, a Kyoto-based kanji promotion organization said Tuesday. The character reflects the claims and counterclaims that rang out nationwide when the Abe administration steamrolled security bills through the Diet this ...