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. The commission recommended Friday that the Financial Services Agency impose a total of ¥7.73 million in fines on the former Takata ...

Business / Corporate 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. The supplier identified at ...

The top business news stories of 2017

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. 1. Morass of data scandals: Kobe Steel Ltd., Mitsubishi Materials Corp. and Toray Industries Inc. were all swept up in data falsification scandals, damaging Japan's reputation for high-quality production. In ...