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2009-07-22 09:38:00

STRATFORD, Conn., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the National Police Agency (NPA) in Japan has selected the S-92((R)) helicopter to conduct search and rescue and special mission operations. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

2008-08-21 18:00:25

Tokyo, Aug. 21 (Jiji Press)--The number of cybercrime arrests in Japan in January-June rose 21.2 pct from a year earlier to 2,192, a first-half record, the National Police Agency said Thursday.

2008-06-16 09:00:25

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, 16 June - Police have arrested three people on suspicion of threatening via electronic bulletin boards to carry out attacks, including murder, since the 8 June stabbing spree in Tokyo's Akihabara district, the National Police Agency said Monday.

2006-01-12 04:10:16

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese hijacker who used a fake gun to divert a plane to self-ruled Taiwan has been released on parole for good behavior after serving more than a dozen years in prison, domestic media reported on Thursday.

2005-07-11 07:44:26

By Jon Herskovitz and Kim Yoo-chul SEOUL (Reuters) - The old problem of school bullying has taken a modern twist in South Korea, where gangs use the latest communications technology and form mini-crime syndicates that combine gangs from several schools.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.