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MITSUBISHI

JAPAN
Mar 23, 2015
Key Japanese firms to be a surprise no-show at Australian submarine event
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industrieshave declined an invitation to attend a gathering of top Australian naval officials and politicians this week.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Mar 20, 2015
Mitsui Fudosan, Mitsubishi Estate among foreign developers grabbing major N.Y. deals
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Mitsubishi Estate Co. and a handful of other foreign developers are taking stakes in major real estate projects such as high-rises and commercial properties in New York as the U.S. economy recovers.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Mar 19, 2015
Impressions of spiritual intimacy
There are two theories about post-impressionist art. One is that it was a continuation of the modernist spirit of the impressionists, with the application of ever-more scientific principles of color and light to the depiction of objects. The other is that post-impressionism was a re-assertion of an artistic...
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Mar 11, 2015
Former NBL coach Lang enjoying new role with Jazz
Antonio Lang, who was the head coach of the Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins in Japan until the end of last season, was fortunate enough to earn a job as an assistant with the NBA's Utah Jazz this season.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Feb 5, 2015
'Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, Washington'
Sixty-eight paintings on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, 38 of which have never been shown in Japan before, have arrived at the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 2, 2015
Robots to help out at Mitsubishi UFJ branches
Meet the latest employee of the nation's biggest bank: a multilingual robot called NAO.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 22, 2015
Mitsubishi UFJ said to have held talks to acquire DZ Bank's DVB
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., the nation's biggest bank, held talks with DVB Bank SE about a possible takeover of the German shipping and aviation lender, sources said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 21, 2015
MRJ chief hopes domestic aircraft industry will take flight
Teruaki Kawai, president of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp., had long waited for the moment when his firm unveiled the Mitsubishi Regional Jet — the first passenger jet built in Japan in more than half a century.
JAPAN
Jan 7, 2015
Mitsubishi Heavy to delay delivery of fighter prototype
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. is unlikely to meet the March deadline for delivery of the first test version of a Japan-made stealth fighter to the Defense Ministry, government sources said Tuesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 24, 2014
Mitsubishi Heavy looks to spin off ship-building business
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. is considering spinning off part of its ship-building business to turn around its overall earnings, sources said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 19, 2014
Australia wants new submarines to use Japan's lithium ion propulsion system
Australia wants a new Japanese propulsion system for its next generation of submarines, government officials with direct knowledge of the matter said, bolstering Tokyo's position as the likely builder of the multibillion-dollar fleet.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 24, 2014
MHI and Chiyoda plan first offshore hydrogen plant
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and Chiyoda Corp. will jointly launch a project to build the world's first offshore hydrogen production plant, NHK reported Friday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 18, 2014
Japan's first homegrown airliner finally unveiled
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. on Saturday finally unveiled Japan's first homegrown passenger jet following three delays.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 16, 2014
'Millet, Barbizon and Fontainebleau'
This traveling Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875) exhibition has finally reached Tokyo's Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, bringing his masterpiece "The Sower" to the city for the first time in 30 years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 16, 2014
Mitsubishi Aircraft to roll out first passenger jet after four-year delay
It has almost four years late in arriving. Now, with a helping hand from bullet train specialists, Japan's first passenger jet is about to make its debut.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 2, 2014
Honda to recall 130,000 cars, Mitsubishi Motors 120,000 to fix computer, AC woes
Honda Motor Co. said Thursday it is recalling more than 130,000 vehicles to check for potentially damaged transmissions, as Mitsubishi Motors Corp. recalled 120,000 vehicles for potential air-conditioning problems.
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 22, 2014
Mitsubishi offers to buy Norwegian fishery Cermaq for $1.4 billion
Mitsubishi Corp. proposed to buy Norwegian fishery Cermaq ASA for 8.88 billion kroner ($1.4 billion) to expand its foods business.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Sep 20, 2014
Lack of charging stations hurting EV growth
The growth potential of electric vehicles is being hampered by a lack of charging stations nationwide, industry experts say.
BUSINESS
Sep 11, 2014
Mitsubishi Motors issues 830,000-vehicle recall over engine, brake defects
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on Thursday announced it is recalling more than 830,000 vehicles worldwide to fix defective engine and brake parts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Aug 28, 2014
Megabanks break glass ceiling for foreign managers
Japan's biggest banks are breaking tradition by promoting foreigners to top management roles to retain and lure overseas talent as growth abroad buoys profit.

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