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Rusal Hobbled by Sanctions as Some Workers Go Without Full Pay - Bloomberg

2018-05-17 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

 
Loans Scandal Deals a Fresh Blow to Corporate Japan - Bloomberg

2018-05-16 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

 
Kobe Steel says under investigation over data tampering scandal

2018-05-02 thestar.com.my
In addition to the Japanese investigation, Kobe Steel is also the subject of a U.S. Justice Department probe. Additionally, Japanese government-sanctioned seals of quality have also been revoked on some of its product.

 
Kobe Steel posts first profit in three years despite data fraud scandal

2018-04-28 japantimes.co.jp
Kobe Steel Ltd., Japan’s third-biggest steel-maker, on Friday posted its first annual profit in three years, even after admitting to falsifying quality data, a scandal that affected hundreds of customers and hurt the country’s reputation for manufacturing prowess.

 
Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2018-04-27 reuters
April 27 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Friday:

 
Kobe Steel says under investigation over data tampering scandal

2018-04-25 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd (5406.T) said on Wednesday that it is under investigation by Japanese authorities over its data tampering, widening a scandal that undermined faith in Japan’s industrial sector last year.

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Hands-on Toyota exec passes down monozukuri spirit

2018-04-15 japantimes.co.jp
TOYOTA, AICHI PREF. – Mitsuru Kawai drops by a bathhouse for factory workers at Toyota Motor’s headquarters in Aichi Prefecture each day before work.

 
U.S. Steel (X) Up 39% in 6 Months: What's Driving the Stock?

2018-03-27 zacks
Shares of United States Steel Corporation (X - Free Report) have rallied 39.2% in the last six months, significantly outperforming the industry’s gain of roughly 12.6%.

 
Kobe Steel’s new CEO vows to restore damaged trust with program of reforms

2018-03-16 japantimes.co.jp
The newly appointed president and chief executive officer of Kobe Steel Ltd. vowed Friday to restore damaged trust caused by a data-falsification scandal at the firm, saying it is essential to rebuild corporate governance and culture.

 
New head of scandal-hit Kobe Steel may seek mergers for some business units

2018-03-16 reuters
(Reuters) - Kobe Steel’s new president on Friday said he may seek mergers or alliances outside the company for one or more of its business divisions, as he battles to repair damage from a data fraud scandal that roiled Japanese industry.

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Kobe Steel and Toyota sued over the steel-makers’ fabricated data

2018-03-14 japantimes.co.jp
Kobe Steel Ltd. said Wednesday that two U.S. consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the steel-maker and Toyota Motor Corp., seeking compensation for substandard metals used in vehicles.

 
Japan's Aso: whether to attend G20 depends on situation in parliament

2018-03-13 channelnewsasia
Japan's finance minister is considering skipping a Group of 20 finance leaders' gathering in Buenos Aires next week, Kyodo news agency reported, as a suspected cover-up of a cronyism scandal paralyses parliament and puts his job on the line.

 
Yamaguchi named Kobe Steel’s new CEO in wake of fake data scandal

2018-03-09 japantimes.co.jp
Steel-maker Kobe Steel on Friday named a new CEO and pledged “fundamental reforms” in the wake of a scandal over fake strength and quality data it submitted to clients.

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Japan's Kobe Steel names Yamaguchi as president after data fraud

2018-03-09 channelnewsasia
Japan's Kobe Steel Ltd on Friday appointed the head of its machinery business as its new president and chief executive, looking outside its major steel division for leadership in the wake of a widespread data fraud scandal.

 
Japan's Kobe Steel names Yamaguchi as president after data fraud

2018-03-09 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Kobe Steel Ltd (5406.T) on Friday appointed the head of its machinery business as its new president and chief executive, looking outside its major steel division for leadership in the wake of a widespread data fraud scandal.

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