Kyodo Industry Brief (Jan. 28) -1-
(Japan Economic Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TOKYO, Jan. 28 -- (Kyodo) _ ---------- Toyota Motor president visits China to examine sales fall
BEIJING - Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda visited China on Friday with an apparent aim to examine if the company's deteriorating sales in the country in the wake of a Japan-China territorial row will recover, sources close to the automaker said Saturday.
---------- KDDI mulls entering Myanmar's mobile phone market
TOKYO - KDDI Corp. is considering entering Myanmar's mobile phone market, seeing potential business opportunities in the Southeast Asian country, company officials said Saturday.
---------- ANA to cancel 379 flights in Feb. over Boeing 787 problems
TOKYO - All Nippon Airways Co. said Saturday it will cancel 379 flights in February -- 245 on domestic routes and 134 on international routes -- in February due to the worldwide suspension of services by Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
---------- S. Korea tourism organization to tie up with Nagoya travel agency
NAGOYA - The Korea Tourism Organization said Friday the South Korean travel promotion body will sign an agreement with Nagoya-based travel agency Meitetsu World Travel Inc. to increase the number of tourists from the central Japan region visiting South Korea.
---------- M'bishi Heavy to set up air conditioning sales firm in London
TOKYO - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Friday it will establish a new company in charge of marketing its air conditioning systems in April in London, as part of its efforts to increase overseas sales.
---------- Tokai Rubber to acquire German auto rubber maker
TOKYO - Tokai Rubber Industries Ltd., a major Japanese producer of shock absorbent rubber for vehicles, said Friday it will acquire German rival Anvis Group GmbH to enhance sales in European markets.
---------- Nippon Steel, Toyota agree on 4% cut in auto steel sheet prices
TOKYO - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. have agreed on a roughly 4 percent cut in the prices of steel sheets for use in automobiles in the second half of fiscal 2012, sources familiar with the matter said Friday.
---------- ANA to cancel 88 flights from Tuesday over Boeing 787 problems
TOKYO - All Nippon Airways Co. said Friday it will cancel 88 flights over three days from next Tuesday due to the worldwide suspension of services by Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
---------- Daiwa House ties up with Singapore firm on home energy saving units
TOKYO - Home builder Daiwa House Industry Co. said Friday it has tied up with Singapore real estate developer City Developments Ltd. in marketing its energy saving system to apartments in Singapore, China and Malaysia.
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