Medical University Admits Exam-tampering

Medical university admits exam-tampering

Tokyo Medical University has admitted to tampering with entrance exam scores to raise the bar for women and for men who failed such exams several times.

Tokyo prosecutors indicted Masahiko Usui, former chairman of the university's board of regents, and the university's former president last month on bribery charges.

Boxing Chief Admits Friendship With Ex-gangster

Boxing chief admits friendship with ex-gangster

The chairman of the Japan Amateur Boxing Federation has admitted to a decades-long association with a gangster.

Akira Yamane told NHK on Sunday that the 2 became friends when he was a teenager, and that their friendship continued after he joined the board of the boxing federation in 1991.

Square Enix Admits Final Fantasy Vii Remake Was Announced Too Early

Square Enix Admits Final Fantasy VII Remake Was Announced Too Early

The Final Fantasy VII remake was announced back in 2015 and now fast forward 3 years later, we still don't have anything to look forward to. The game's producer Tetsuya Nomura has reassured fans that the game is in development but when exactly we can expect its release is anyone's guess.

This means that fans could still end up waiting about 4-5 years at the very least. However it seems that this wait could have felt "shorter" had Square Enix chosen to announce the game at a later date, something that Nomura himself had admitted. Speaking to Multiplayer (via Stevivor), Nomura was quoted as saying, "I am aware that we announced it very early, but in the industry, word was starting to spread that we were working on the game, so we decided to stop keeping it a secret and to reveal it officially."

Ministry Admits To Inflating Waste Disposal Cost

Ministry admits to inflating waste disposal cost

Japan's Finance Ministry has admitted that its local bureau asked to pad the waste removal cost in a land deal in an alleged favoritism scandal.

It revealed this at a Lower House committee meeting on Monday in connection with the sale of state-owned land to school operator Moritomo Gakuen at a fraction of market value.

Kake Admits Misinforming Ehime Officials

Kake admits misinforming Ehime officials

The operator of a veterinary school involved in an alleged favoritism scandal says it lied to local officials that its chief had met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before an application was made to open the school under a special deregulation program.

The allegation centers on the school that opened in April in Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture.

Sony Admits That It Hasn't Moved Fast Enough In Mobile

Sony admits that it hasn't moved fast enough in mobile

Sony unveiled its mid-term corporate strategy earlier on today, delivering its plans for the next three years across all areas of its business. While Sony hasn't changed its expectations on the mobile business, it was interesting to note its awareness on why it has not fit forecasts over the last few years. One of the slides comments that it has not improved its product line fast enough, particularly the move to thinner bezels and dual cameras.

Educator Admits To Poor Choice In Lethal Snow Walk

Teacher admits to poor choice in deadly snow walk

A secondary teacher has admitted to misguided thinking over a winter snow-strolling workshop that prompted the passings of 7 understudies and an instructor in a torrential slide in eastern Japan.

The torrential slide happened on Monday at a ski resort in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture. The casualties were from Otawara High School and were working on strolling in profound snow.

Doctor Admits Falsely Stating Gang Boss Could Not Tolerate Detention Due To Illness

Doctor admits falsely stating gang boss could not tolerate detention due to illnessA university hospital surgeon has admitted to police that he compiled a medical certificate falsely stating that a gang boss could not tolerate detention due to illness at the instruction of the hospital director, investigative sources said.
Kyoto Prefectural Police raided the University Hospital, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in the ancient capital's Kamigyo Ward on Feb. 14 to gather evidence.