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MITSUI CO

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 13, 2013
Mizuho has more loans to the mob
Mizuho Bank has outstanding loans to yakuza and other antisocial elements apart from car loans extended through its affiliate credit company, Orient Corp., President Yau00adsuu00adhiu00adro Sau00adto tells the Diet.
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JAPAN
Nov 12, 2013
Sumitomo Mitsui affiliate may have extended loans to crime groups
Loans screened by a credit company under Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group are suspected to have been extended to people linked to organized crime and other antisocial forces, Sumitomo Mitsui President Koichi Miyata says.
BUSINESS
Nov 12, 2013
Mitsui Fudosan, partners said seeking OK for Odaiba casino-resort complex
Mitsui Fudosan Co., the nation's largest property developer, is seeking approval for an entertainment complex and resort in Tokyo with construction firm Kajima Corp. and Fuji Media Holdings Inc.
JAPAN
Nov 9, 2013
Memorial marks 1963 mine disaster
A memorial ceremony was held Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the country's worst mine accident in the postwar era.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 11, 2013
Japan credit card sales seen accelerating on stock rally
Japanese credit card transactions will accelerate this year as rising stock prices boost consumer confidence and spending, according to Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc.'s card unit.
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CULTURE / Art
Sep 4, 2013
'Special Exhibition: Momoyama Ceramic Masterpieces — Shino, Ki-seto, Seto-guro and Oribe Wares'
The ceramics in this exhibition date to the late-Momoyama Period (1573-1615) and all hail from the Mino Province in modern-day Gifu Prefecture. Four kinds of Mino ceramic ware became representative of the Momoyama Period — Shino (thick white glaze with red marks), Ki-Seto (yellow glaze and green blemishes),...
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CULTURE / Art
Jul 17, 2013
Japan's population of ghouls keeps coming back to haunt us
Caught up in the rush of modernity, it is sometimes easy to forget just what a unique and unusual country Japan is. An exhibition such as "Yokai: Demons, Folklore Creatures and GeGeGe no Kitaro" serves to remind us, by peeling back the surface of everyday life and showing us the "collective subconsciousness"...
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BASKETBALL
Jul 14, 2013
Japanese players show streetball flair
Masayuki Kabaya wanted Hideki Mitsui to shoot the rock. Actually, he was daring him to shoot it.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jul 13, 2013
Mitsui earns trip to streetball finals at Alcatraz Island
Hideki Mitsui is headed to one of the world's most famous prisons, where the "Tokyo No. 1 Boss Dog" will try his hand at ruling the yard.
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CULTURE / Art
Jul 3, 2013
'Yokai: Demons, Folklore Creatures and GeGeGe no Kitaro'
In collaboration with broadcasters NHK, the Mitsui Memorial Museum continues its annual summer exhibition series with an exploration of the history of the ghosts and demons of Japanese folklore: the yokai. Through an extensive collection of noh masks, handscrolls, ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) and more,...
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.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 23, 2013
Giant shipbuilding merger in works
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. start preliminary talks on a possible business integration.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 6, 2013
SMBC lender to up China branches
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc.'s consumer loan unit plans to open as many as four China offices in the next two to three years, more than doubling the number to tap demand in the world's second-largest economy.
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JAPAN / History
Aug 14, 2011
Film mines rich seams of history
Hiroko Kumagai will never forget the day in 1998 when she first stepped inside the red-brick building at the entrance to the closed and shuttered Miyahara shaft in the Miike coal mine in Omuta, Fukuoka Prefecture.
Japan Times
LIFE
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...

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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