Tokyo police step up efforts to bolster multilingual assistance

National Sep 2, 2019

Tokyo police step up efforts to bolster multilingual assistance

With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics less than a year away, Tokyo police are stepping up efforts to strengthen their foreign language assistance. Aiming to improve police officers' ability to provide directions, handle lost property claims and deal with other issues in foreign languages, the ...

Indonesia deploys more troops as Papua hit by fresh unrest

Asia Pacific Aug 21, 2019

Indonesia deploys more troops as Papua hit by fresh unrest

Indonesia's Papua was hit by fresh unrest Wednesday as more than 1,000 security personnel were sent to the restive region after violent protests that saw buildings torched and street battles between police and demonstrators. Jakarta has called for calm in its easternmost territory — where ...