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Kumamoto railway struggles to rebuild after devastating 2016 quake

Aug 21, 2017

Kumamoto railway struggles to rebuild after devastating 2016 quake

A railway in Kumamoto Prefecture is working hard to win back passengers 16 months after a series of powerful earthquakes rocked the area. Minamiaso Railway Co., a public-private third-sector firm, has still been unable to resume full operation of its services along the 17.7-km-long line. "We ...

/ Aug 20, 2017

Government mulls plan to assign record-keeping supervisor to each ministry

Japan might install officials dedicated to supervising the management of administrative documents at each government ministry to prevent important records from being discarded, a government source said. The idea was floated Saturday after the mishandling of documents related to the influence-peddling allegations against Prime Minister ...