Man Found In Overturned Car In Chiba Dies

Man found in overturned car in Chiba dies

A man found unconscious in an overturned car in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, has died. Police believe his car may have been flung onto its side by violent gusts on Saturday morning.

Firefighting authorities say the incident occurred in Ichihara City.

A Zero-day Exploit Has Been Found In Android…by Google

A Zero-Day Exploit Has Been Found In Android…By Google

As some of you might know, Google’s Project Zero team is a group of security researchers who try to seek out vulnerabilities and exploits in apps and services in a bid to keep us safe. The team also regularly publishes their findings to make the public aware of what’s going on, and it seems that the team’s latest discovery comes in the form of an Android zero-day exploit.

You would assume that Project Zero would want to give its own colleagues a bit more leeway, but that would be a disservice to everyone, so kudos to them for being neutral. That being said, the exploit in question affects several popular Android handsets, like the Samsung Galaxy S7, S8, and S9, the Google Pixel 1 and Pixel 2, and the Huawei P20.

Former Tepco Execs Found Not Guilty

Former TEPCO execs found not guilty

A Japanese district court has found all three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company not guilty in the only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima.

The executives are: Tsunehisa Katsumata who was the chairman of TEPCO at the time of the accident, and two former vice presidents, Ichiro Takekuro and Sakae Muto. The judges acquitted them on charges of professional negligence resulting in death and injury.

9-year-old Boy Found Dead In Saitama

9-year-old boy found dead in Saitama

A 9-year-old boy has been found dead in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo. Police suspect that he was killed.

Police had been searching for Ryosuke Shindo, after his mother called on Tuesday evening that her son went out to attend an English conversation lesson but did not come back.

One Of Missing Fishers Found In Capsized Boat

One of missing fishers found in capsized boat

Rescuers have found one of eight fishers who went missing after their boat capsized in rough seas off Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. The man found was without vital signs.

Japan Coast Guard officials say the 29-ton saury boat lost contact on Tuesday about 640 kilometers off the eastern tip of Hokkaido.

Body Of Student Found In Fridge, Father Found Dead

Body of student found in fridge, father found dead

An 18-year-old college student has been found dead in a refrigerator at a Japanese confectionary shop in Tokyo. Her father was found several hours later after killing himself.

Police found the body of Ibuki Kizu at about 0:50 a.m. on Sunday in the refrigerator at the family's shop in Arakawa ward after her mother had told police that she could not contact her daughter and husband.

Another Error Found In Missile Defense Study

Another error found in missile defense study

Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya has apologized for another mistake found in a study for the deployment of a US-made Aegis Ashore missile defense system.

Iwaya told reporters on Tuesday that the inaccuracy was discovered in a survey of the environmental effects of the radio waves from the system's powerful radars.

Data Problem Found With Another Aegis Ashore Site

Data problem found with another Aegis Ashore site

It has been learned that problematic data was submitted for a Defense Ministry survey of a candidate site in western Japan for the deployment of a missile defense system.

The revelation follows a similar problem at another candidate site in northern Japan.

Fire Ants Found At Tokyo Bay Pier

Fire ants found at Tokyo Bay pier

Dozens of fire ants have been found and exterminated at Aomi Pier on Tokyo Bay.

Officials with the Environment Ministry and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government say a pier worker was bitten on the hand by ants when he picked up straw near the entrance of a container yard on Friday of last week.

Crewmember Found Dead In Sunken Freighter

Crewmember found dead in sunken freighter

A crewmember has been found dead inside a cargo ship that sank off eastern Japan in a collision with another freighter on Sunday. The Japan Coast Guard is searching for two others who are still missing.

Coast Guard divers on Tuesday found the crewmember inside the ship, which is now lying on its side on the seabed at a depth of about 30 meters.

Cocaine Found In Dead Japanese Man On Plane

Cocaine found in dead Japanese man on plane

Mexican authorities say large quantities of cocaine have been found in the body of a Japanese man who died on a plane in Mexico.

Judicial authorities in the northern state of Sonora said in a statement on Sunday that 246 packets of the drug were found in the man's stomach and intestines.

Suspected Drones Found Flying In Tokyo

Suspected drones found flying in Tokyo

Japanese investigative sources say unidentified objects suspected to be drones have been spotted above several places in Tokyo, including an area near the Imperial Palace.

The sources say the objects were observed flying between about 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Thursday local time. They say the objects were moving while flashing red and white lights.

Knives Found Beside Prince Hisahito's School Desk

Knives found beside Prince Hisahito's school desk

Tokyo police are investigating how two knives ended up beside the school desk of Prince Hisahito, the grandson of Emperor Akihito.

Investigators said the knives were found on Friday at Ochanomizu University Junior High School in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward which the prince attends. They said there was no one in the classroom at the time as the students were in another part of the school.