TOKYO—A panel investigating Japan’s nuclear disaster said the ex-prime minister and his aides caused confusion at the height of last year’s crisis by heavily interfering in the damaged plant’s operation. Shuya Nomura, a member of the parliamentary panel, said that…
The Japanese government approved a 1 trillion yen ($12.5 billion) public bailout for the operator of Japan’s tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant and put it under temporary state control.
It’s just the latest cross-oceanic discovery since the devastating wave washed across the Japanese shoreline on the other side of the Pacific Ocean last March.
Only one of Japan’s 54 nuclear reactors is still running, but all could be off-line by May.
Top executives at Olympus Corp. in Japan admitted to hiding massive losses and committing one of the largest accounting frauds in Japanese history.
Toyota unveiled its ambitions for high-tech health care, displaying experimental robots the auto giant says can lift disabled patients from their hospital beds or help them walk.
TMD Friction Group SA has been acquired by Tokyo-based Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.
Japanese exports rose for the first time in six months, inching up 2.8 per cent in August from a year earlier.
Province would be on the hook for expensive design changes if regs amended
Chrysler Group LLC is cutting overtime at plants in Canada and Mexico to conserve parts from Japan.