Business Mar 19, 2014

JR East hit by wave of Suica account hacking

East Japan Railway Co. has suspended a credit-swapping service for its Suica electronic fare card users after detecting a wave of unauthorized log-in attempts on its website. JR East said Tuesday it found signs of unauthorized access to its Suica Point Club website at around ...

Cash users to take brunt of fare hikes

National Oct 31, 2013

Cash users to take brunt of fare hikes

Rail and bus operators will raise fares for cash and smart-card users to reflect the 3-point consumption tax hike set for April 1, but they are split over how much to raise the fares. The government will allow the operators to raise fares in increments ...