• Kyodo


The infrastructure ministry is set to impose a weeklong business suspension on a construction firm after it submitted falsified data on seismic reinforcement runway work at Tokyo’s Haneda airport, ministry sources said.

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism is understood to believe that Tokyo-based Toa Corp. did not carry out the proper reinforcement work as required by law, calling Toa’s work “sloppy,” the sources said Tuesday.

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