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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 21, 2020
Minoru Makihara, former Mitsubishi Corp. president, dies at 90
The Harvard graduate played an active role in Japanese and American business circles.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 18, 2020
Japan will work with Lockheed Martin on new fighter jet, Defense Ministry says
The Defense Ministry weighed the American aerospace giant's experience in delivering the U.S. military's mainstay F-22 and F-35 stealth fighters when narrowing down potential partners.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Regional voices: Chubu
Nov 13, 2020
Pride before a fall: Why Mitsubishi Aircraft's SpaceJet project is grounded
The SpaceJet was launched in 2008 as the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). Its first delivery, initially planned for 2013, has been delayed six times and cost u00a51 trillion so far.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 7, 2020
Japanese unit of IBM among group to test AI suitcase for guiding blind
A group of five companies including the Japanese unit of IBM Corp. are currently developing an artificial intelligence suitcase to help visually impaired people travel independently. A pilot test of a prototype was conducted at an airport in Japan on Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 5, 2020
Fugitive auto executive Carlos Ghosn settles scores in new French book
The former chairman of Nissan and Renault, who has denied financial misconduct charges, has long said he was set up to prevent deeper integration between the automakers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 23, 2020
Mitsubishi Heavy mulls near-freeze of regional jet development
Delivery of the Mitsubishi SpaceJet, previously called the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, has already been put back from 2013 to 2021.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 23, 2020
MUFG rules out more job cuts at Asia brokerage after restructuring
The move contrasts with those of other major banks such as Goldman Sachs Group Inc., which are resuming job cuts.
BUSINESS
Oct 16, 2020
Mitsubishi Motors and Thai government firm to develop EV-to-home power supply
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has agreed with Thailand's national power generator to cooperate in developing a system that would enable electric vehicles to power homes in case of blackouts and for other purposes.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 14, 2020
Japan unveils new submarine in face of China's growing assertiveness
The 3,000-ton warship, named the Taigei, was built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and is scheduled to go into service in March 2022.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Oct 13, 2020
Buffett-led share price boom short-lived for most Japan trading firms
The August announcement, among the largest investments ever made by Buffett in Japan, boosted investor interest in the trading companies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 26, 2020
Mitsubishi Motors eyes early retirement for up to 600 amid slump
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is considering seeking the early retirement of 500 to 600 workers starting in mid-November as part of the automaker's restructuring plan due to a sales slump amid the coronavirus pandemic, sources close to the matter said Friday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 31, 2020
Berkshire Hathaway takes stakes topping $6 billion in Japan's top five trading companies
Shares in the trading houses leaped on news of the foray, one of billionaire Warren Buffett's biggest in Asia's second-largest economy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 28, 2020
Japan to export first new defense radar system to Philippines
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. has signed a contract with the Philippines to deliver an air radar system, marking the first export of a new, complete defense product since Japan's long-held arms trade ban was eased in 2014, the government said Friday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 20, 2020
Japanese trading giant Itochu edges traditional rivals by shunning energy and metals
Itochu is shattering the old pecking order led by Mitsubishi, Mitsui and Sumitomo by extending its lead as the nation's most valuable trader.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 17, 2020
Japanese officials tried to push Nissan-Honda merger talks, report says
The idea disappeared before it reached the boards of the two companies, the Financial Times said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 7, 2020
Mitsubishi Motors Chairman Osamu Masuko quits, citing health
Masuko was the last top-level leader remaining from the Carlos Ghosn era in the three-way alliance with Nissan and Renault.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Regional voices: Chubu
Jul 31, 2020
Gifu factory town shocked by news of Mitsubishi SUV plant closure
According to the Sakahogi Municipal Government, the plant was partially closed around March following the COVID-19 outbreak.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 21, 2020
In Japan's first plea deal, Tokyo High Court nixes suspended term given to ex-exec
The former executive of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. was instead ordered to pay u00a52.5 million for conspiring with subordinates to bribe a senior Thai official.
JAPAN
Jul 7, 2020
Japan to build prototype of F-2 successor fighter from fiscal 2024
A company to undertake the manufacturing of the fighter body will be selected as early as in October, the Defense Ministry said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 18, 2020
More trouble at the top for Nissan, as COO Ashwani Gupta captures attention
Allies of the chief operating officer are pressing the board to promote him to co-CEO, so he can drive the turnaround plan he is said to have engineered.

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