Abe: 6.5 Million Dollars For Disaster Relief

Abe: 6.5 million dollars for disaster relief

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the government will set aside about 6-and-a-half million dollars in disaster relief for people affected by Typhoon Hagibis.

Abe said at an Upper House Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday that the funds for recovery will be disbursed from the national budget's 2019 reserve fund.

Evacuation Orders For 3 Million People In Japan

Evacuation orders for 3 million people in Japan

Evacuation orders are in place for nearly 3 million people in Japan because of the storm Hagibis.

As of 7:30 a.m. Sunday, the directives apply to residents in parts of Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Niigata, Yamanashi, Nagano, and Shizuoka prefectures.

Court Awards $240 Million For Kadena Base Noise

Court awards $240 million for Kadena base noise

A high court has ordered Japan's government to pay more than 240 million dollars to people living near the US Kadena airbase in Okinawa for suffering due to aircraft noise. But it rejected their demand for a ban on nighttime flights of US military aircraft.

The Naha branch of the Fukuoka High Court handed down the ruling on Wednesday.

Sony Has Sold 100 Million Ps4 Consoles To Date

Sony Has Sold 100 Million PS4 Consoles To Date

It goes without saying that Sony’s PS4 console is one of the most popular consoles in the market today, and based on the latest figures, it looks like Sony has pretty much conquered this particular generation of consoles. This is because in the company’s latest earnings, they have revealed that they have sold a whopping 100 million PS4 consoles to date.

It has been reported that sales of the PS4 are actually slowing down, but in all honesty, it doesn’t really come as a surprise. This is because we are nearing the end of the current generation of consoles, where both Microsoft and Sony have actually confirmed that they do have next-gen consoles already in the works.

Nearly 6 Million Dollars Donated After Kyoto Blaze

Nearly 6 million dollars donated after Kyoto blaze

Kyoto Animation says it has received more than 5.7 million dollars in donations less than two days after it opened a bank account to receive support from people in Japan and abroad.

Its No.1 studio was set ablaze on July 18, leaving 34 people dead.

$32 Million In Assets Stolen From Crypto Exchange

$32 million in assets stolen from crypto exchange

An expert looking into the massive theft of digital coins from crypto-currency exchange operator BITPoint Japan says the hackers repeatedly accessed its system over a period of 12 hours.

BITPoint Japan's parent company revealed on Friday that 32 million dollars' worth of digital currency was stolen between Thursday night and Friday morning. The theft involved five types of crypto-currency, including Bitcoin and Ripple.