Matthew Winkler

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Honda says profit will determine pay

Dec 13, 2013

Honda says profit will determine pay

Honda Motor Co. Executive Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura said the automaker will set pay based on reaching profitability targets rather than government directives on how fast to increase compensation. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called four meetings since September with union and business leaders ...

Nuke 'black box' needed: investigator

Dec 10, 2013

Nuke 'black box' needed: investigator

The global nuclear power industry needs to share cross-border information to prevent accidents, replicating the transparency of international air traffic control, according to the head of an investigation into the disaster at Fukushima No. 1.