Tokyo Fire Department releases criteria for halting resuscitation

National Dec 16, 2019

Tokyo Fire Department releases criteria for halting resuscitation

The Tokyo Fire Department introduced on Monday criteria for stopping resuscitative efforts for patients in the terminal phase of illness. Until now the department had no clear guidance for how ambulance workers should respond if they are asked to stop resuscitative efforts. The new criteria call ...

Japanese man, 71, arrested for 'making 24,000 complaint calls'

National Dec 3, 2019

Japanese man, 71, arrested for 'making 24,000 complaint calls'

A Japanese retiree has been arrested after ringing a phone company 24,000 times to complain they had violated his contract, police and local media reported. Tokyo police said they took 71-year-old Akitoshi Okamoto into custody last week after he made hundreds of toll-free calls over ...