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BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 26, 2013
Nidec to buy out Mitsubishi Material's motor-making unit
Precision motor manufacturer Nidec Corp. said Thursday it will buy out a Mitsubishi Materials Corp. subsidiary that makes motors for automobiles as it prepares to jump into the growing market for such products.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 12, 2013
MMC on verge of ¥200 billion public share offering
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is nearing a decision to raise as much as ¥200 billion via a public offering of new shares as it seeks to reduce preferred stock held by other group companies, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 2, 2013
Mitsubishi Aircraft to open Europe quality office
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.'s aircraft unit, building Japan's first passenger jet, will set up a quality-assurance center in Europe after pushing back the delivery of the aircraft by more than a year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 23, 2013
MHI jet wins U.S. backing from SkyWest, Trans States
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.'s new regional jet, Japan's first such aircraft, won fresh support from U.S. commuter carriers SkyWest Inc. and Trans States Holdings even as its debut was delayed by more than a year.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 22, 2013
Mitsubishi jet delivery faces further delays
The delivery of Japan's first small passenger jet being developed by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. will be delayed again, sources said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Aug 12, 2013
Defense firms pushing to boost role
With pressure mounting from U.S. defense officials and the powerful Keidanren business group on the government to relax arms export restrictions, the military-industrial lobbies in Washington and Tokyo hope the future bilateral security relationship will incorporate their interests more robustly.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 7, 2013
Chubu Electric to acquire 80% of power retailer
Chubu Electric Power Co. signs a contract to acquire an 80 percent interest in Diamond Power Corp., a small electricity supplier affiliated with Mitsubishi Corp., on Oct. 1.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 30, 2013
South Korea court orders Mitsubishi Heavy to compensate for forced labor
The Busan High Court orders Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to pay 80 million won (about ¥7 million) to the families of five deceased Koreans who were forced to work for the company during Japan's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 29, 2013
Carmakers join push to spread charging stations
Domestic automakers led by Nissan Motor Co., producer of the zero-emission Leaf car, said they'll team up to build up the number of the charging stations across the country to speed up adoption of electric cars.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 25, 2013
Specs talks delay MRJ test flights
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has postponed the start of flight tests for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, sources said Thursday.
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2013
MHI hit for U.S. nuclear plant flaw
A California electric utility formally initiated a dispute Thursday with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. over defective steam generators at the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which was retired early.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jul 3, 2013
The 'floating world' that drifted to the West
The main pleasure of any extensive ukiyo-e (woodblock print) exhibition, like the "Floating World" show now on at the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, is the evocation of the unique civilization that underlies this particular slab of global modernity.
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 27, 2013
Three top banks to bump up mortgage rates in July
Three major banks are considering hiking their housing loan rates more in July as record-low long-term interest rates continue to edge up, sources said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 21, 2013
MUFG to pay $250 million to New York over transfers to sanctioned states
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. agrees to pay $250 million to New York to settle claims it transferred billions of dollars for countries facing U.S. sanctions, including Iran, Sudan and Myanmar.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 7, 2013
New Mitsubishi-Nissan minicar goes on sale
Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. started selling a jointly developed minivehicle in Japan on Thursday, aiming to catch up with rivals such as Daihatsu Motor Co. and Suzuki Motor Corp.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 21, 2013
Nissan, Mitsubishi kick off joint minicar production
Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on Monday started manufacturing a jointly developed minivehicle to be launched on June 6 across Japan.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 21, 2013
Mitsubishi unit eyes ¥4 trillion in sales in 2014
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. aims to boost its group sales to ¥4 trillion in the business year ending in March 2015, from projected sales of ¥3.81 trillion in fiscal 2013 by expanding key operations, including elevator production and sales overseas, the firm's president said Monday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 30, 2013
MUFG in bid for Morgan Stanley's trust-banking assets
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. is in talks to buy Morgan Stanley's trust-banking assets.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Mar 7, 2013
Such sweet strokes of the Impressionists
A horde of Renoirs and other works from the high-water mark of Impressionism have descended on Tokyo — rampaging in their quiet, colorful way through the labyrinthine exhibition spaces of Tokyo's Mitsubishi Ichigokan.
BUSINESS
Mar 5, 2013
Mitsubishi among firms OK'd by Canada to export shale gas
Mitsubishi Corp. and three other companies jointly obtain approval from Canada to export shale gas from western Canada to Japan and other parts of Asia.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
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