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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 23, 2018
Court fines two contractors for maglev project bid-rigging
The Tokyo District Court has fined two major contractors for taking part in bid-rigging in connection with construction work for the Tokyo-Osaka maglev train project.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 6, 2018
Four Japanese maglev contractors barred from industry ministry tenders
The industry ministry has suspended four of the nation's biggest construction companies from bidding for public works projects ordered by the ministry for four months following their indictment for alleged bid-rigging on maglev train projects.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 23, 2018
FTC files criminal complaint against four Tokyo-Osaka maglev contractors over alleged bid-rigging
The Fair Trade Commission on Friday filed a criminal complaint against four major contractors for their alleged involvement in bid-rigging over contracts related to a Tokyo-Osaka maglev train link.
Japan Times
Mar 6, 2018
Ministry considers barring contractors involved in maglev bid-rigging from designated bidders' list
The infrastructure ministry said Tuesday it will consider excluding contractors involved in bid-rigging related to the Tokyo-Osaka maglev train project from its list of designated bidders.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 3, 2018
Arrested former Taisei exec denies maglev bid-rigging allegations
The former director says he was not in a position to engage in price-fixing even though he spent more than 10 years dealing with the maglev project.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 17, 2018
Contractors claim no illegality in their maglev train bidding and will not seek leniency deal
Three major construction companies being investigated for suspected bid rigging on a magnetically levitated train line project claim they did not engage in any illegal behavior and do not plan to seek leniency in exchange for admitting to the allegation, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 18, 2017
Tokyo prosecutors raid contractors Kajima and Shimizu over maglev contracts
Kajima and Shimizu join the list of major contractors targeted by prosecutors over shady dealings linked to Japan's giant maglev project.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Jun 30, 2015
WWII Hanaoka labor camp uprising remembered
More than 100 mourners gathered Tuesday in honor of the victims of an uprising at a labor camp in northern Japan during World War II.


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