National Nov 2, 2020

Japanese police suspect Vietnamese group stole hundreds of pigs

Police suspect involvement of a group of Vietnamese behind the disappearance of hundreds of pigs and chickens, as well as thousands of pears and peaches, from farms this year in eastern Japan. In connection with a series of suspected thefts of livestock and fruits in ...

Japan to strengthen countermeasures against African swine fever

National Feb 25, 2020

Japan to strengthen countermeasures against African swine fever

The Cabinet approved Tuesday a reform bill to further strengthen countermeasures at its ports of entry against African swine fever. The measures against the disease spreading across Asia include increased fines for illegally bringing meat products into the country and greater authority for inspectors to ...