Diet approves simultaneous streaming for Japan's public broadcaster NHK

National May 29, 2019

Diet approves simultaneous streaming for Japan's public broadcaster NHK

The Diet on Wednesday authorized public broadcaster NHK to start simultaneous online streaming of its television programs amid the increasing popularity of computer- and handset-based services. NHK, formally called Japan Broadcasting Corp., plans to launch the new service by next March in order to broadcast ...

NHK docudrama reveals telephone scam tactics

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Apr 20, 2019

NHK docudrama reveals telephone scam tactics

by Philip Brasor

Thai police last month raided a residence in Pattaya where an alleged telephone swindling operation was taking place. They discovered 15 Japanese nationals suspected of calling retired people in Japan and fooling them into purchasing electronic money. Japanese police say they will arrest the ...

NHK fires senior employee over fraudulent receipt of allowances

National Dec 12, 2018

NHK fires senior employee over fraudulent receipt of allowances

NHK, also known as Japan Broadcasting Corp., has fired a senior employee Tuesday at its broadcasting station in Obihiro, Hokkaido, for fraudulently receiving ¥5,242,160 in allowances. The allowances received by the 51-year-old deputy head of the technical department at the Obihiro office included money intended ...