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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 14, 2022
Green push ending 150-year tradition of bank passbooks in Japan
The country's largest bank will soon require new clients to pay u00a5550 a year for a passbook in a bid to encourage them to embrace digital services.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 20, 2021
Mizuho Bank’s fifth outage draws government criticism
All 460 Mizuho Bank branches nationwide were not able to process transactions for about an hour on Friday morning due to an IT hardware failure the previous night.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 6, 2021
Mizuho says Hitachi hardware behind March banking system failure
The spate of glitches between Feb. 28 and March 12 has undermined confidence in Mizuho Bank, one of the country's three megabanks.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 18, 2021
Mizuho scraps plan to replace banking arm head after system failures
Koji Fujiwara, president of Mizuho Bank, will stay on for the time being as the Japanese megabank works to get to the bottom of the issue.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 1, 2021
Japan's Mizuho Bank restores ATM services after card-eating glitch
The system failure began Sunday, and by around 8 p.m. some 3,000 of its 5,400 ATMs had stopped functioning and failed to return customers' cash cards.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Feb 13, 2021
Japan juggles power struggles, hotel woes and what to do with repurposed ATM spaces
The unusually cold winter this year is putting a strain on power utilities nationwide.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 8, 2018
MUFG Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking to share ATMs, seeking lower costs amid decline in users
Two mega-banks plan to share their respective ATMs, from the first half of next year at the earliest, to cut costs as users decrease due to the spread of online banking, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 11, 2018
Industry ministry report urges Japan to shed custom of cash dependence
A report said more cashless payments could help ease the country's labor shortage and benefit foreign tourists.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 21, 2017
In Japan's remote areas, banks may soon pay visits to customers with mobile ATM vans
An increasing number of regional banks in Japan are introducing automated teller machines mounted on vehicles to cater mainly to elderly people living in remote areas with no bank-run ATMs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 25, 2016
Japan an alluring target for Standard Bank ATM thieves
Criminals who stole millions of dollars from automatic teller machines across Japan in a three-hour spree probably chose the country because banks consider it a low fraud risk, security experts say.
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 24, 2015
Seven Bank to offer 12 languages at ATMs for overseas-issued cards
Seven Bank is set to triple the number of languages available at its ATMs for foreign issued cards, in a nod to the growing number of people visiting in Japan.
BUSINESS
Mar 12, 2015
Seven Bank unveils mobile ATM use after disasters
Seven Bank has unveiled a mobile automated teller machine that enables people to withdraw or deposit money in the event regular ATMs are rendered useless in a disaster.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 22, 2014
Thai couple held over missing Japanese man in Bangkok
Thai police said Tuesday they have detained a Thai woman and her husband in the disappearance of a 79-year-old Japanese man in Bangkok.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Feb 12, 2012
Swindlers continue to scam the elderly out of their savings
Recently, my partner renewed her drivers license and was waiting in line to pay her fee. The clerk asked the elderly man waiting in front of her if he wanted to join the Japan Traffic Safety Association for an additional fee. She rattled off a memorized spiel, and after the intimidated old man assented...

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