Editorials Jan 21, 2018

Controlling wireless devices

Research shows that technology — and the cellphone in particular — has an increasingly powerful pull and exhibits increasingly worrisome effects on human behavior.

Japan Inc. hiring grads via online interviews

National Aug 4, 2016

Japan Inc. hiring grads via online interviews

by Anna Masui

Corporate Japan is looking to conduct job interviews online in a move that could benefit both companies and job seekers. For job-hunting college students in rural areas, going to interviews in Tokyo, where the major companies are concentrated, is not easy: the transportation and accommodation ...

World Nov 28, 2015

China police bust online gun ring, seize 1,180 guns

Police in China, where gun possession by ordinary people is illegal, have busted an online gun selling operation, seizing 1,180 guns and more than 6 million bullets, the state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday. A seven-month investigation that started when police happened across suspected ...

Entertainment News Dec 30, 2014

'The Interview' top-selling 2014 flick on Google Play

Sony Pictures' "The Interview" is the top-grossing movie of the year for Google Inc., after earning $15 million in online sales and rentals from all sources through Saturday. The tally on Google's Play and YouTube outlets, Xbox and other Web sources, dwarfs the $2.84 million ...

National Jul 4, 2014

China's propaganda team orders media to take tough stance on Japan

China's propaganda authorities have ordered its online media firms to take a tough stance on Japan following Tokyo's historic decision this week to allow greater use of its armed forces in defending other countries, sources familiar with the situation said Friday. The directive says that ...

Editorials Mar 28, 2014

Online babysitter dangers

Parents must take precautions when vetting potential babysitters, including insisting on recommendations and other verifiable evidence of suitable childcare qualifications.

No online trade for 23 OTC drugs

National Nov 6, 2013

No online trade for 23 OTC drugs

The government says that under rules taking effect next spring, online sales of 23 drugs will be banned for three years after they move from prescription to over-the-counter status.