Fukushima disaster plaintiffs to form association

  Japanese people who are suing the central government and an electric power utility over the Fukushima nuclear disaster will form their first association. The move comes ahead of the 5th anniversary next March of the nuclear meltdowns. Plaintiffs of class-action lawsuits living in and outside Fukushima are demanding compensation from the national government and…

Suga: 3 arrested, 1 detained in China for spying

Japan’s top government spokesman says 3 Japanese nationals have been arrested and another detained by the Chinese authorities on suspicion of espionage. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga spoke to reporters on Friday morning. Suga said the Chinese government has informed Japan that the authorities arrested 2 men in September after detaining them separately in the…

97 Anonymous hacking cases in Japan since Sept

Japanese police say the international hacking group Anonymous has attacked at least 97 websites in Japan since September. The National Police Agency says cyber attacks by Anonymous have intensified since September. The group has made online sites of companies and other institutions inaccessible by inundating them with huge volumes of traffic. This tactic is called…