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Dec 27, 2016

Shikoku Electric submits plan to scrap reactor at Ikata plant

Shikoku Electric Power Co. asked the Ehime Prefectural Government on Monday to approve a decommissioning plan for the No. 1 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power station. The company is required to gain consent under a nuclear safety agreement. The power supplier also filed ...

Vanilla Air launches Narita-Cebu flights

Dec 26, 2016

Vanilla Air launches Narita-Cebu flights

Budget carrier Vanilla Air has launched regular flights from Narita airport to Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines. The unit of ANA holdings Inc. is the first domestic carrier to offer a regular daily round trip between Narita and the resort island of Cebu. ...

Toyota Sienta wins top awards in Indonesia

Dec 26, 2016

Toyota Sienta wins top awards in Indonesia

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Sienta has won two of Indonesia’s top industry awards for 2016, a half year after its launch in the nation, where Toyota commands more than a third of the market. Sienta won the Best of the Best Car and Best Compact ...

State-backed INCJ to inject ¥75 billion in Japan Display

Dec 22, 2016

State-backed INCJ to inject ¥75 billion in Japan Display

Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, a government-affiliated investment fund, said Wednesday it will provide up to ¥75 billion in financial support to Japan Display Inc. INCJ, the top shareholder of Japan Display, decided on the aid as the display maker found it difficult to ...