National / Politics Sep 13, 2015

Japan urges North Korea to continue probe into abductees

Japan has urged North Korea to continue its investigation into the fates of Japanese citizens abducted by agents from the reclusive country after Pyongyang conveyed to Tokyo that its probe into the issue found no new information on the missing, sources familiar with bilateral ...

Business Mar 23, 2015

U.S. probes reports on Nissan air bag recall failure

by Luzi Ann Javier

U.S. regulators are looking into whether a recall last year by Nissan Motor Co., the nation's second-largest automaker, failed to fix a flaw in the air bag control systems on almost 1 million vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a query March 18, ...

World Mar 5, 2015

U.S. may review 1959 airplane crash that killed Buddy Holly

U.S. transportation safety investigators said on Wednesday they are reviewing a request to reopen a probe into the 1959 airplane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson, better known as "The Big Bopper," and their pilot. The original investigation 56 years ago ...

Business Feb 27, 2015

Automakers select aerospace company for Takata air bag probe

A group of 10 automakers affected by faulty air bags made by embattled Japanese parts supplier Takata Corp. said Thursday it has selected the aerospace company Orbital ATK Inc. to lead an independent investigation into the defect. The automakers also announced that David Kelly, former ...