• Kyodo News


The government is unlikely to provide a guarantee on loans and other funding to Japan Airlines Corp. in the forthcoming extra budget out of concern the public would oppose it, a Cabinet member said Friday.

Meanwhile, transport minister Seiji Maehara said a government-backed corporate turnaround body will likely make a decision on providing a broad financial package to the struggling airline in January.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.