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The Financial Services Agency decided Thursday to reduce compulsory automobile liability insurance premiums from April. The move reflects the improved finances of the insurance program as wider use of vehicle safety devices such as automatic braking systems contribute to a decline in the number of ...
Disaster prevention initiatives with entertaining twists are becoming popular as the nation marks a quarter century since the Great Hanshin Earthquake on Friday. The citizen-led "fun disaster" programs seek to pass on the lessons of solidarity and mutual assistance learned from the 1995 quake that ...
Russian authorities on Wednesday seized a Japanese fishing boat with six crew members aboard in waters off Russian-held, Japanese-claimed islands, the Hokkaido government said the same day. A fishery cooperative based in Nemuro told the Hokkaido government that the boat was operating within 200 nautical ...