Real-time map shows pollen counts across Japan

National Feb 1, 2019

Real-time map shows pollen counts across Japan

The Environment Ministry on Friday published real-time airborne pollen counts across Japan for the first time this year, via an online map. The service will be available through the end of May at kafun.taiki.go.jp. "I want people to use it to avoid developing hay fever and ...

National / Crime & Legal Oct 14, 2014

Ex-systems engineer arrested over doctors' data leak

Police on Tuesday arrested a former employee of a Tokyo medical recruitment agency on suspicion of illegally copying the personal data of around 17,000 doctors and nurses. Kengo Mikami, 36, is suspected of copying the confidential information on or around May 30, 2012, while working ...