Semiconductor foundry United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) (NYSE:UMC) (TWSE:2303) revealed on Friday that it signed an agreement with Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited, to become a minority shareholder of a newly formed subsidiary of Fujitsu and its 300mm wafer manufacturing facility in Kuwana, Mie
, Japan (the company).
I paid (the money) because (the senior TEPCO official) said he would guarantee (repayment), he told The Asahi Shimbun in Kuwana, Mie
Token Tado Country Club Nagoya, Kuwana, Mie
The prosecutors also investigated allegations that some of the money used for the land transaction came from shady funds from Mizutani Construction Co., a Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture-based firm that subcontracted a dam project in Ozawa's turf in Iwate Prefecture, but have filed no charges over such funds which Ozawa and the ex-aides have denied ever receiving.
They said the investigative team came to know of the suspected bid-rigging scandal involving Fukushima Prefecture in the course of a probe into another case involving Mizutani Kensetsu Co., an engineering firm based in Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture, which is suspected of tax evasion.
The high school in Masan, South Korea, notified Tsuda Gakuen Junior High School in Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture, that the visit scheduled for mid-July will not go ahead because of the outcry in South Korea over some textbooks, which Seoul says gloss over Japanese atrocities before and during World War II, the officials said.
Kanetoshi Kodama, 58, from Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture, died from cerebral damage about two hours after falling 5 meters from a deck on the Chung Jin 2 and hitting his head at around 11 a.m.
The allegation involves Mizutani Construction Co., based in Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture and Takanori Okubo, 49, indicted in the case of alleged false reporting of political funds by Ozawa's fund management body.
Temperatures hit the year's highs of 33.4 C in Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture, 33.0 C in Hatoyama, Saitama Prefecture, 32.8 C in Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture, and 32.4 C in Mino, Gifu Prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
Nobuo Tagawa, the 60-year-old driver from Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture, was held on charges of negligence resulting in injury while driving.
Ishikawa, who was in charge of accounting at Rikuzankai, also denied having received any money from Mizutani Construction, a company based in Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture, investigative sources said earlier.
Kazuyuki Maekawa, a senior official at Nakanihon Air Service, apologized for his company's involvement in the crash, which follows another incident in May 2001 when its helicopter and light airplane collided while training and crashed in a residential area in Kuwana, Mie
Prefecture, killing six people.