Tag - mitsubishi



Japan Times
Feb 6, 2014
Japanese cars face fight in Myanmar
Used Japanese cars are flooding Myanmar, thanks to duty reductions and deregulation since President Thein Sein's government was inaugurated in 2011 in a shift to civilian rule.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 5, 2014
MMC's net profit surges to record ¥88 billion
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Wednesday its group net profit for the April-December period soared fivefold from a year earlier to a record ¥88.41 billion, driven by the yen's depreciation despite a decline in sales in Thailand.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 5, 2014
Mitsubishi Estate profit up 73% on home sales
Mitsubishi Estate Co. said Wednesday its nine-month net income rose 73 percent as profit margins of its residential business improved.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 4, 2014
Banks' record earnings mask actual profit prospects
The nation's biggest banks, poised to achieve record annual earnings after last year's stock market surge, may still disappoint investors as the equity rally fades, leaving them reliant on a lending recovery for profit.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 3, 2014
Defect-hit Mitsubishi Estate halts sale
Mitsubishi Estate Co., the nation's biggest developer by market value, said it is halting the sale of units in a residential building in central Tokyo because of defects.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 10, 2014
Mitsubishi said to weigh bid for Sendai Airport
Mitsubishi Corp., the nation's biggest trading house, may bid for the rights to operate Sendai Airport, according to two sources.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 2, 2014
Mitsubishi, Mitsui pull out of deal to buy Aussie LNG
Mitsubishi Corp. and Mitsui & Co. have withdrawn from an agreement to buy liquefied natural gas from Woodside Petroleum Ltd.'s Browse venture in Australia after delays to the project.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 26, 2013
MMC investors OK raising funds via public offering
Shareholders of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. approved proposals Thursday allowing the firm to raise up to ¥210 billion in a public offering to buy back preferred shares and improve its finances.
Dec 20, 2013
Cyber-attack probe inconclusive
The Metropolitan Police Department has given up on its investigation of a 2010 cyber-attack against Japan's biggest defense contractor, unable to confirm the source of the attack.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 19, 2013
Mitsubishi Estate to hike office rent in Marunouchi
Mitsubishi Estate Co. plans to increase office rents for the first time in about five years in 2014 as the supply of new buildings slows.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 16, 2013
MHI maintains wartime reparations issue settled
The president of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said the company will maintain its stance that wartime compensation issues related to Korean workers forcibly conscripted as laborers have already been settled.
Japan Times
Dec 14, 2013
Toshiba rolls to 13th straight victory
Brave Thunders big man Nick Fazekas racked up 26 points and 16 rebounds to help Toshiba extend its winning streak to 13 with an 89-80 win over the Mitsubishi Electric Dolphins at Torodoki Arena on Saturday.
Japan Times
Dec 10, 2013
For customers of Japan's biggest bank, it's about to become harder to avoid fees
Banking at convenience stores will soon be more expensive.
Nov 23, 2013
Tepco, Mitsubishi group to build coal-fired plants in Fukushima
Tokyo Electric Power Co. will construct two cutting-edge coal-fired power stations in Fukushima Prefecture, home to the wrecked No. 1 nuclear plant, in conjunction with three Mitsubishi group firms, sources said Saturday.
Nov 14, 2013
Sinopharm, Mitsubishi form Chinese medical supplier
Sinopharm Group Co., China's top drug distributor, teamed with Mitsubishi Corp. to form a medical supply distributor to slash the rising cost of health care in Asia's biggest economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 6, 2013
MMC to boost minicars with new alliance
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. President Osamu Masuko said Wednesday the automaker will develop new minivehicles, including an electric version, for the global market through its newly announced collaboration with the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Nov 4, 2013
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 1, 2013
South Korean court orders MHI to pay Korean women for forced labor
A South Korean court rules in favor of four Korean women forced to perform labor during Japan's colonial rule of Korea, ordering Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. to pay them 150 million won (about $141,510) each.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 28, 2013
Toyota sales top GM's during third quarter
Toyota Motor Corp. outsold General Motors Co. and all other carmakers for the second time in three quarters, in the latest example of how Japan's largest manufacturers are benefiting from "Abenomics."
Japan Times
Oct 2, 2013
'Masterpieces from the Collection of Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo 2013'
During the 19th and 20th centuries, Paris gained a reputation as a cultural hub of Europe. It attracted artists such as Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Odilon Redon, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and Felix Vallotton — all of whom inspired and influenced each other's work. It was also an era of...


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