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MAEBASHI, Gunma Pref. (Kyodo) A budget hotel in Gunma Prefecture resumed operations Friday, about three months after business was suspended following revelations that quake-resistance data of the building had been fabricated and that it was at risk of collapsing in a major temblor.

Isesaki Sun Hotel, a 10-story, 125 guest room facility in Isesaki, reinforced walls whose quake resistance had been found to only be 55 percent of the required structural integrity.

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