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Hackers expose personal info on 8.9 M. people in Japan in 2019

January 24, 2020

Tokyo–Computer viruses and unauthorized access compromised personal information on 8.9 million people at 32 publicly traded companies in Japan last year, a private credit research firm said Thursday. The number of affected companies hit a record high since the survey


Japan, U.S. agree to discuss digital trade

April 17, 2019

Washington–In their first round of talks on concluding a new bilateral trade agreement that ended Tuesday, Japan and the United States agreed to discuss digital trade such as e-commerce. Japanese Economic Revitalization Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and U.S. Trade Representative Robert


Tokyo to Launch Home Appliance “Eco-Point” Program

January 8, 2019

Tokyo–The Tokyo metropolitan government will launch in October an “eco-point” program to grant points to people who replace their home appliances with energy-efficient ones, Governor Yuriko Koike said Monday. The metropolitan government plans to secure 4.5 billion yen for the