Tag - mitsubishi



Japan Times
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.
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.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 4, 2013
Mitsubishi's net hit by defense gouging
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. said Monday its group net profit in the April-December period plunged 40.1 percent from a year ago to ¥49.14 billion due in part to refunds made to the Defense Ministry and others for purposely overcharging on defense contracts.
Japan Times
May 24, 2012
Banks get tax cut and finally decide to pay up
After six years of profits, banks decide they can afford to pay taxes.
Japan Times
Oct 10, 2010
Standing up for the right to sit down in public
A quick story about me, public seating and Japan: It's 1994. I've been in Tokyo less than a week and this is my first time in Shinjuku. Lunchtime comes and my student thriftiness and Australian love of the outdoors beget a plan: I'll grab something at a department-store food counter and eat it on a seat...
Japan Times
Sep 2, 2009
Super-fluous banking perks
It pays to read the fine print in your bank account passbook.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals