National / Crime & Legal Oct 29, 2013

Case over online leak of anti-terror info gets dropped

Tokyo police on Tuesday dropped their case over a 2010 leak that included sensitive details about their anti-terrorism efforts because the statute of limitations for filing charges expired. After three years of investigating the leak, which they strongly believe was an inside job, the police ...

Editorials Oct 19, 2011

Preparing for future disasters

Following discussions in the wake of the March 11 quake and tsunami, an experts' panel of the Central Disaster Management Council submitted its final report to post-disaster reconstruction minister Tatsuo Hirano in late September. The report called on the central and local governments to ...