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Urawa Reds Ladies celebrate with their fans after winning the league championship at Urawa Komaba Stadium on June 3, 2023.
SOCCER
May 9, 2024
Urawa Reds Ladies to vie for Asian supremacy amid controversy over AFC's actions
Final to go ahead after backlash forced AFC to reverse earlier decision to cancel match.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 18, 2023
WE League chair: Japan sees 'cute' players, not elite athletes
Momentum behind women’s soccer in Japan has stalled in the years since its 2011 triumph and 2015 runner-up finish, even as global interest in women’s sports accelerates.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 10, 2022
'Too early' to discuss easing exit, Bank of Japan policymaker says
Still, Hajime Takata expressed hope for a virtuous economic cycle to be realized in the country, pointing to 'emerging signs of changes.'
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 18, 2022
WE League vows to gain more fans in second season
Haruna Takata, the league's second chairperson, said at a preseason kickoff conference that her mission is to develop a more entertaining league.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Sep 14, 2022
Haruna Takata to replace Kikuko Okajima as WE League chairperson
The former V-Varen Nagasaki president will take charge of Japan's professional women's soccer league just six months after joining the J. League's board of directors.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 26, 2022
New BOJ board members to check side effects of monetary easing
Japan's inflation has topped the BOJ's 2% target for the past few months due largely to higher commodity prices caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the yen's sharp depreciation
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BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 19, 2022
Japanese government picks new BOJ board members in sign of less dovish central bank
Some market participants see the choice of Hajime Takata as foreshadowing a potential shift from its pursuit of powerful monetary easing that has continued in recent years.
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BUSINESS
Mar 24, 2022
Lower House approves government's two nominees for Bank of Japan board
The appointments are expected to be approved by the Upper House on Friday given the ruling bloc's solid majority in both chambers.
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BUSINESS
Sep 20, 2021
U.S. opens probe into 30 million vehicles over Takata air bag inflators
There have been at least 28 deaths worldwide, including 19 in the United States tied to faulty Takata inflators and more than 400 injuries.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 26, 2020
Honda Motor units to pay $85 million to settle U.S. states' probe over Takata air bags
Since 2008, Honda has recalled nearly 13 million U.S. vehicles equipped with Takata inflators, and has replaced more than 16 million inflators.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 5, 2020
In graying Japan, the market for home shopping is still maturing
The suit-clad television presenter makes breathless promises about the qualities of the Hitachi rice cooker he is pitching, describing how the induction heating steam pressure system allows the aluminum pot to produce the perfect batch of Japan’s staple food with a fluffy yet firm texture and a sweet...
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BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 6, 2019
Automakers in Japan to probe possible new problem in Takata air bags
The transport ministry said Friday it has ordered automakers to look into the safety of their products after a new problem seems to have been discovered in air bags produced by now-defunct Takata Corp.
BUSINESS
Mar 2, 2019
Former Takata employees accused of insider trading
The Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission has accused nine former employees of Takata Corp. of insider stock trading in connection with the firm's bankruptcy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 1, 2018
Takata whistleblower says warning to U.S. authorities over air bag flaws was his 'ethical duty'
In the first time he has spoken to Japanese media, the former engineering manager at Takata Corp. who alerted U.S. authorities to the risks of its air bag inflators said he did so out of a sense of professional and ethical duty.
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BUSINESS
Mar 21, 2018
U.S. senators to press carmakers and regulators on Takata air bag recall as 30 million vehicles yet to be repaired
A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday will ask automakers and regulators why tens of millions of vehicles with faulty Takata air bag inflators remain on the road years after deaths prompted the largest auto safety recall in history.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 14, 2018
Brand recognition for Apple and Google plunges in poll as Amazon stays on top; Takata comes in last
Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google corporate brands dropped in an annual survey while Amazon.com Inc. maintained the top spot for the third consecutive year. Electric carmaker Telsa Inc. rocketed higher after sending a red Roadster into space.
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BUSINESS
Feb 28, 2018
Australia launches compulsory recall of over 2 million cars with Takata air bags
The Australian government issued a compulsory recall Wednesday of more than 2 million vehicles fitted with defective air bags made by Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp., following an investigation by the country's consumer watchdog.
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BUSINESS
Feb 14, 2018
13 automakers to provide up to $130 million for Takata's U.S. settlement
A group of 13 automakers will contribute as much as $130 million to compensate those injured by faulty Takata Corp. air bag inflators as part of a deal to resolve the Japanese company's bankruptcy, a U.S. plaintiffs' attorney said.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 7, 2018
Takata recalls another 3.3 million air bags under U.S. order
Takata Corp., the parts supplier that filed for bankruptcy after sparking the largest recall in automotive history, called back 3.3 million additional air bags as part of a U.S. order that scheduled repairs for the potentially deadly devices over several years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 27, 2017
The top business news stories of 2017
The Japan Times newsroom selected these economy and technology stories as the most important of 2017.

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