March 26, 2017

(Update) Kobayakawa to Be Appointed TEPCO President

Tokyo, March 26 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government plans to appoint Tomoaki Kobayakawa, a board director of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. <9501>, as president of the company, which is under effective state control, it was learned Sunday.

Opposition Camp Seeks Testimony by Abe Wife on Land Deal

Tokyo, March 26 (Jiji Press)--Four opposition parties demanded Sunday sworn testimony in parliament by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife, Akie, on a questionable discount sale of state land to nationalist school operator Moritomo Gakuen.


S. Korea Govt Urges Japan to Correct Takeshima Descriptions in School Textbooks
Tokyo Forex (5 P.M.): U.S. Dollar=111.33-35 Yen; Euro=1.0772-0774 Dollars
Sumo: Yokozuna Kisenosato Hits Dirt, Ozeki Terunofuji Ties for Lead
Submarine Volcanic Warning Issued for Beyonesu Rocks Area in Izu Island Chain