Commentary / Japan Mar 24, 2014

The abduction drama game

by Gregory Clark

Clearly there are people in Japan who do not want any rapprochement with Pyongyang — who are using the abduction drama to continue the image of a Japan threatened by enemies and needing strong military forces for defense.

National / Crime & Legal Aug 27, 2013

Six more police forces to receive DNA-testing gear

The National Police Agency will deploy automated DNA-profiling equipment to six more prefectural departments by next March to speed up criminal investigations and the identification of bodies recovered from disasters, police sources said Tuesday. As a result, 11 prefectural forces will have the equipment, which ...