Jan 21, 2014

JR Hokkaido punishes 75 employees over track data falsification

Hokkaido Railway Co. on Tuesday announced punitive measures for 75 employees over the failure to fix track defects and falsification of track maintenance data. The punishment, which includes three-month pay cuts for JR Hokkaido’s chairman and president as well as dismissal of five employees, ...

10 out of 11 new vehicle license plate location names OK'd

Aug 2, 2013

10 out of 11 new vehicle license plate location names OK'd

The transport ministry announced Friday that 10 locations have been granted their requests to appear on vehicle license plates. The top line on license plates bears the name of the location of the issuing office. The local governments asked to get their name on ...