Japan Post appoints Nagato as president, replacing Nishimuro

Business / Corporate Mar 16, 2016

Japan Post appoints Nagato as president, replacing Nishimuro

Japan Post Holdings Co. named Masatsugu Nagato as president of the recently listed mail and financial services giant, replacing Taizo Nishimuro following his hospitalization last month. Nagato, 67, will take the post on April 1, the Tokyo-based company said Wednesday. He joined the group as president ...

Business Nov 2, 2015

Japan Post's IPO a decade in the making

The opening of sales Wednesday of shares in Japan Post, whose origins date back to 1871, has been a decade in the making. The initial public offering will make it the biggest IPO in the world this year — the biggest, in fact, since Alibaba ...

Business / Corporate | ANALYSIS Feb 27, 2014

Costly revamp in the works at Japan Post

Japan Post Holdings Co. is planning a massive investment to refurbish and reorganize its outlets and operations in its three-year management plan from fiscal 2014. The company, however, has not been able to map out plans for entering the potentially lucrative markets for housing loans ...

Aflac wins wider access to Japan Post's insurance sales network

Business / Corporate Jul 26, 2013

Aflac wins wider access to Japan Post's insurance sales network

Japan Post Holdings Co., the country's biggest holder of bank deposits, will start selling more insurance products by Aflac Inc., the largest provider of supplemental health insurance. Japan Post, which began offering cancer insurance policies by Aflac, or American Family Life Assurance Co., in October ...

Business / Corporate Jul 25, 2013

Japan Post to expand Aflac alliance

Japan Post Group plans to expand its business collaboration with American Family Life Assurance Co. (Aflac) by sharply increasing sales outlets handling the U.S. insurer’s cancer policies.

Reader Mail Jun 14, 2009

Fallout from 'terrorist' label

Regarding Gregory Clark's June 11 article, "Sri Lanka and Tiananmen: Time to accept the truth": Thank you for trying to bring out the truth about these conflicts. The Tamils in Sri Lanka did not have the privilege of having foreign news reporters among them during ...