Jun 25, 2013

Banks get behind private financing for infrastructure

The government-backed Development Bank of Japan is joining up with commercial banks to accelerate preparations to promote investments and loans for projects involving the private finance initiative to improve social infrastructure. The banks are responding to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s initiative to triple the ...

May 19, 2011

Tepco compensation plan

The government on May 13 decided on the overall framework of a scheme to help Tokyo Electric Power Co. compensate people who have suffered losses from the accidents at its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Compensation will be paid to those who were ...