Business Dec 24, 2014

DBJ privatization delayed again in bid to underpin growth

The government will delay privatization of the Development Bank of Japan in an attempt to sustain the country's flagging economy, according to sources close to the matter. The postponement, the third in eight years, highlights the government's intention to keep providing money to riskier, longer-term ...

Kyushu Electric in talks for public aid

Business / Corporate Apr 2, 2014

Kyushu Electric in talks for public aid

Kyushu Electric Power Co. has become the second utility to seek government support this week as reactors across the country remain idled and industry losses mount three years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Kyushu Electric said Wednesday it was in talks with the government-owned Development ...

Editorials May 12, 2009

Booster shot for big companies

As the special measures law for corporate revitalization was revised, the government has started a scheme to inject capital into large companies suffering from the current economic downturn. The Development Bank of Japan will provide funds if companies meet certain conditions. Conditions for an individual ...