Boom in convenience seen as firms gear up for Olympic profits

/ Jul 23, 2017

Boom in convenience seen as firms gear up for Olympic profits

Japanese companies are accelerating preparations to seize Olympic business opportunities to ensure money will keep rolling in after the quadrennial sporting spectacle ends in 2020. "The mission for the business community is to realize the expected economic effects," said Sadayuki Sakakibara, chairman of the Japan ...

Japan taps tech to foil nuclear terrorism ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Jul 19, 2017

Japan taps tech to foil nuclear terrorism ahead of Tokyo Olympics

With the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo just three years away, the government is stepping up efforts to prevent terrorist attacks using nuclear and other radioactive materials. The Japan Atomic Energy Agency has developed a device capable of detecting nuclear materials during airport baggage ...