Mar 10, 2015

Japanese electronics makers eye pay scale hike of ¥2,000 to ¥3,000

Six major Japanese electronics makers are planning to propose pay scale hikes of ¥2,000 to ¥3,000 a month in the ongoing “shunto” annual labor-management negotiations, against ¥6,000 as demanded by their unions, it was learned Monday. The six are Hitachi Ltd., Toshiba Corp., Mitsubishi ...

Abe's robot panel aims to give drone industry an edge

Mar 9, 2015

Abe's robot panel aims to give drone industry an edge

The Abe administration is looking to fast-track industry-friendly regulation to give Japan’s drone sector an edge over the United States. Companies from motorcycle maker Yamaha Motor Co. to security firm Secom Co. are readying drone technology and services as advisers to Prime Minister Shinzo ...