• Kyodo


The Tokyo District Court on Monday found two men guilty of rigging bids for construction work on the Tokyo-Osaka maglev train project involving four major contractors.

The court handed down an 18-month prison term, suspended for three years, to both Ichiro Osawa, a 63-year-old former civil engineering sales division manager of Kajima Corp., and Takashi Okawa, a 70-year-old former managing director of Taisei Corp.

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