May 07, 2021

Lawyer Tanaka Becomes President of Kobayashi Kako

Fukui, May 6 (Jiji Press)--Japanese drugmaker Kobayashi Kako Co. said Thursday that lawyer Hiroaki Tanaka has assumed its presidency, an appointment from outside the company to regain customer trust destroyed by a tainted medicine scandal.

2 Major Japan Electronics Retailers Log Record Profits

Tokyo, May 6 (Jiji Press)--Two of three major Japanese consumer electronics retailers posted record-high consolidated net profits in the fiscal year that ended in March, according to their earnings reports released Thursday.

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