National Oct 15, 2020

FTC raids 14 firms over bid-rigging for school PCs in Hiroshima

The Fair Trade Commission has conducted on-site inspections of 14 companies on suspicion of repeated big-rigging for contracts to supply personal computers to public schools in Hiroshima Prefecture, it was learned Wednesday. The firms raided by the commission for their alleged violations of the anti-monopoly ...

World / Crime & Legal Aug 16, 2020

Thousands of Canadian government accounts hacked

Thousands of user accounts for online government services in Canada were recently hacked during cyber attacks, authorities said Saturday. The attacks targeted the GCKey service, used by some 30 federal departments and Canada Revenue Agency accounts, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat explained in a ...

Rise in game addicts prompts Japan to enhance consultation system

National Jun 22, 2020

Rise in game addicts prompts Japan to enhance consultation system

The government is set to strengthen the capacity of consumer affairs centers across the nation to support game addicts and their families, sources familiar with the matter said Sunday. The Consumer Affairs Agency plans to build a consultation system that will connect such people with ...