70 percent of Japanese parents with infants want more kids: survey

National Jun 20, 2018

70 percent of Japanese parents with infants want more kids: survey

The proportion of parents with infants who want to have more children stands at around 70 percent, a private survey found Wednesday. The joint survey was conducted by the University of Tokyo and education service provider Benesse Holdings Inc. between September and October 2017. It covered ...

80% of students plan to vote when they turn 18: survey

National / Politics Oct 20, 2017

80% of students plan to vote when they turn 18: survey

Some 80 percent of students polled say they plan to vote after turning 18, the minimum voting age, according to a private think tank. The survey, released Wednesday, collected postal responses from some 11,000 children ranging from fourth grade to high school in summer 2016. ...

National May 2, 2015

Major Japanese firms fall victim to data leaks: survey

According to a newly released survey, some of the nation’s major firms have reported being victims of data leaks over the past five years either because of cyberattacks or as former employees and others willfully took company data out with them.

National Oct 14, 2014

Benesse leak prompts reforms in data reselling industry

The massive leak of personal data from education services provider Benesse Corp. has prompted data aggregators to tighten the way they work and has spurred the government to consider ways to prevent such breaches in the future. A systems engineer currently on trial is accused ...

Business / Corporate Sep 10, 2014

Benesse to revamp data security after massive data leak

The Benesse group on Wednesday outlined its new data security setup, which the company says will bolster customer information protection after it was embroiled in Japan's biggest-ever data theft. Benesse Holdings Inc. and its group company Benesse Corp. said they will send a ¥500 cash ...