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The Air Self-Defense Force's T-4 jet trainers are expected to be replaced with a new trainer co-developed by Japan and the United States.
Apr 22, 2024
Japan-made jet trainer plans dim after Kishida-Biden summit
Some lawmakers in Japan's ruling bloc have questioned the idea of joint development
Mitsui, Japan's biggest ammonia importer, will conduct a joint study with three other companies on establishing a hydrogen and ammonia supply chain through the Osaka coastal industrial zone.
Aug 30, 2023
Trading and energy firms tie up to study Osaka fuel supply chains
Hydrogen and ammonia, which do not emit carbon dioxide when burning, are an important part of Japan's energy security strategy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
May 31, 2022
Giant deep ocean turbine trial offers hope of endless green power
Power-hungry, fossil-fuel dependent Japan has successfully tested a system that could provide a constant, steady form of renewable energy, regardless of the wind or the sun.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 19, 2021
Side jobs offer career development for some but overwork hazards for others
While the government and Keidanren hope more flexible working will vitalize firms and improve job satisfaction, data shows most with side jobs are lower earners trying to survive.
Japan Times
Sep 17, 2019
Taking classic musical 'West Side Story' to new heights
Director David Saint brings West Side Story to IHI Stage Around Tokyo, with his ambitious and multi-stage production being run first with a Broadway cast and later with a Japanese cast
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 10, 2019
IHI vows to improve product safety in wake of jet engine inspection scandal
IHI Corp. said Friday it will boost steps to ensure product safety after an inspection scandal revealed that jet engines and parts it made had been given improper inspections for a decade.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 9, 2019
Japan's IHI finds 7,000 more cases of improper jet engine inspections
A scandal over improper maintenance work at jet-engine maker IHI Corp. deepened as the company said it has found over 7,000 cases of flawed engine inspections in the process of making engine parts during the two years through January.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 6, 2019
Malpractice scandal deepens at IHI's jet-engine business
Jet-engine-maker IHI Corp., reprimanded last month by the government for improper maintenance work, has discovered more malpractice at two of its plants, people close to the matter said Saturday.
Mar 30, 2019
Deepening probe reveals 6,340 improper aircraft engine checks by IHI
Heavy machinery-maker IHI Corp. reported 6,340 cases of improper maintenance checks of commercial aircraft engines, a dramatic jump from the 211 announced in its interim report in early March.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 8, 2019
IHI finds at least 200 cases of improper airplane engine inspections at Tokyo plant
Heavy machinery maker IHI Corp. said Friday it has found 211 cases in which airplane engines were improperly inspected over the past two years, including by uncertified workers.
Japan Times
Mar 5, 2019
Japan's IHI admits unqualified workers inspected airplane engines
Heavy machinery maker IHI Corp. said Tuesday it has discovered unqualified workers inspected airplane engines after routine repair and maintenance operations, becoming the latest Japanese manufacturer involved in quality control misconduct.
Japan Times
Sep 14, 2017
Japanese firms said behind schedule in joining F-35A production
Japanese production of the F-35A stealth fighter remains stuck on the tarmac, a recent survey by Japan's Board of Audit shows.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 1, 2017
Japan's IHI inaugurates heavy concrete factory joint venture in Myanmar
IHI Corp. held an opening ceremony Sunday for its heavy concrete factory in Myanmar, becoming the first Japanese plant producing pre-stressed concrete products in Southeast Asia's newest emerging market.
Japan Times
Mar 23, 2017
Samurai drama to put unique spin on evolution of theater
Japanese audiences will soon join those in Holland as the only people in the world with access to a theater whose seating area rotates to face a ring of multiple stages.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 22, 2016
IHI to promote aero-engines unit chief Mitsuoka to president
IHI Corp. plans to promote its aero-engines unit chief Tsugio Mitsuoka to president, replacing Tamotsu Saito, sources familiar with the matter said Monday. The appointment will be effective April 1.
Dec 3, 2015
Japan preparing to test-fly MHI-built stealth jet
Japan is closing in on becoming the fourth nation to test fly its own stealth jet, a move that could further antagonize neighboring Asian countries that oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's bid to strengthen the role of the Self-Defense Forces.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 22, 2014
IHI sees future for small geothermal projects amid clean energy boom
IHI Corp. expects the market for small geothermal projects to take off in Japan as it seeks cleaner sources of energy.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan