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Contractors of a tilting condominium in Yokohama were given business suspension orders and other administrative dispositions on Wednesday for malpractices at the site, the land ministry said.

As the condo’s subcontractor Hitachi High-Technologies Corp. was found to have handed the main part of the construction work to its subcontractor Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corp. in violation of the construction industry act, both companies were ordered to suspend business for 15 days and improve operations, the ministry said.

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