April 22, 2021

Emission of Smoke Found at Renesas Chip Plant

Tokyo, April 21 (Jiji Press)--Renesas Electronics Corp. <6723> said Wednesday that smoke broke out around 4:30 p.m. the same day (7:30 a.m. GMT) at its flagship semiconductor plant in eastern Japan, which was hit by a fire last month.

(Update) Japan Govt to Decide Coronavirus Emergency Fri.

Tokyo, April 21 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday that the government aims to decide this week to declare a fresh state of emergency over the novel coronavirus for Tokyo and the western prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo.

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