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Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 9, 2022
Ukrainian woman sues Japanese firm over harassment
The woman filed the suit against Akagi Helicopter, an air freight company based in Tokyo's Koto Ward, demanding the firm pay her some u00a55.5 million.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 12, 2018
Yamato agrees to jointly develop flying delivery trucks with U.S. firm
Yamato Holdings Co. said Friday it has agreed to jointly develop an unmanned cargo aircraft with Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. of the United States, aiming to launch the "flying truck" by the mid-2020s amid a labor shortage in the logistics industry.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 11, 2018
Japanese helicopter carrier wages daily war on dirt and grime
The Kaga helicopter carrier is not the biggest, fastest or most powerful warship to sail the seas, but its 500 crew wage a daily war on dirt and grime to keep it the cleanest.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 10, 2018
Gunma rescue chopper crashes near Mount Kusatsu-Shirane with nine aboard
The helicopter was on a flight to assess a trail route on the border with Nagano Prefecture that was scheduled to open on Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 4, 2018
Japanese helicopter carrier Kaga to embark on two-month tour of South China Sea and Indian Ocean
Japan will send a large helicopter carrier to the South China Sea and Indian Ocean for a second straight year as it looks to bolster its presence in the strategic maritime region with annual tours, two Japanese officials said.
JAPAN
Jan 6, 2018
U.S. chopper makes emergency landing on Ikeijima Island in Okinawa; no injuries reported
A U.S. military helicopter carrying four people made an emergency landing Saturday afternoon on a small islet in Okinawa Prefecture but no one was injured, local authorities said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 13, 2017
Metal window frame from U.S. military helicopter falls on elementary school grounds in Okinawa
A metal window frame fell off a U.S. military transport helicopter and onto the grounds of an elementary school in Ginowan, Okinawa Prefecture, on Wednesday, triggering renewed anger and concerns in the municipality where a key U.S. air base is located.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 8, 2017
Four dead as helicopter crashes in village in central Japan, near site of 1985 passenger jet disaster
A helicopter crashed in a village northwest of Tokyo on Wednesday afternoon, killing four employees of the helicopter service company who were on board, local authorities said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2017
Wreck of salvaged MSDF chopper off Aomori yields two bodies; search for fourth sailor continues
Two bodies have been found in the wreckage of a Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter that was raised from the seabed after crashing off northeastern Japan in August, the Maritime Self-Defense Force said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 18, 2017
Helmets found in waters off Shizuoka Prefecture where ASDF chopper with four aboard apparently crashed
Rescuers on Wednesday said despite finding three helmets, none of the four crew members had been found at the site where an Air Self-Defense Force helicopter crashed the day before in waters off Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 16, 2017
Okinawa assembly adopts resolution against U.S. chopper accident
The Okinawa Prefectural Assembly passes a resolution protesting last week's crash-landing of a U.S. military helicopter.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 13, 2017
Japan wants U.S. choppers grounded as accident in Okinawa leaves LDP reeling ahead of election
Okinawa crash-landing puts ruling party on back foot as Oct. 22 Lower House poll looms
JAPAN
Aug 29, 2017
Police to deploy large helicopters for border security, remote-isle incidents
The National Police Agency plans to deploy large helicopters to prefectural police forces in Okinawa and Fukuoka to transport officers to remote islands and assist in disaster rescue operations, sources said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 18, 2017
Four Japanese servicemen injured after GSDF helicopter flips in Iwakuni
A Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter flipped during a drill Thursday at Iwakuni Air Base in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, leaving three servicemen hurt and another unwell, the MSDF said.
JAPAN
Mar 7, 2017
Helicopter may have brushed trees on mountain ridge before deadly crash, officials say
A helicopter that crashed in Nagano Prefecture on Sunday, killing all nine members of the rescue crew on board, may have come into contact with trees on a mountain ridge before going down, officials said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 5, 2017
Local government rescue helicopter with nine aboard crashes in Nagano Prefecture mountains
A Nagano Prefectural Government rescue helicopter with nine people aboard crashed in a mountainous area near Shiojiri in the prefecture Sunday, local authorities said.
BUSINESS / Markets / FOCUS
Aug 31, 2016
Talk persists of 'helicopter money' despite Kuroda denials
Speculation of so-called helicopter money refuses to die in Japan, despite repeated denials by Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 31, 2016
'Helicopter money' talk takes flight as Bank of Japan runs out of runway
The BOJ's review of its monetary stimulus program revived expectations it could adopt some form of 'helicopter money,' printing money for government spending to spur inflation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 21, 2016
Bank of Japan's Kuroda rules out 'helicopter money'
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda ruled out the idea of using "helicopter money" — or directly underwriting the budget deficit — to combat deflation, as policymakers gear up to expand existing stimulus programs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 19, 2016
Helicopter cash presents hopes for Japan, but history shows it can trigger hyperinflation
As Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda confronts pressures to launch helicopter money, he could do a lot worse than remember the life — and death — of Viscount Korekiyo Takahashi.

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