Iwaya Apologizes For Aegis Ashore Issues

Iwaya apologizes for Aegis Ashore issues

Japan's Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya has apologized to the governor of Akita Prefecture for incidents related to the planned deployment of a land-based missile interceptor system known as Aegis Ashore.

Iwaya met with Governor Norihisa Satake at the prefectural office on Monday.

Defense Ministry Apologizes For Faulty Aegis Data

Defense Ministry apologizes for faulty Aegis data

The Defense Ministry is continuing its efforts to gain the understanding of the people of Akita City in northeastern Japan on its plan to deploy a land-based missile interceptor system known as Aegis Ashore.

The ministry is seeking to deploy the US-made system at the Ground Self-Defense Force's Araya Training Area.

Top Sdf Officer Apologizes For F-35a Crash

Top SDF officer apologizes for F-35A crash

The chief of Japan's Self-Defense Forces has apologized for the crash of an F-35A fighter jet off the coast of Aomori Prefecture.

The SDF Chief of Staff, Koji Yamazaki, made the apology at a news conference on Thursday.

Olympic Minister Apologizes For Leukemia Gaffe

Olympic minister apologizes for leukemia gaffe

Japan's minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games has apologized for saying he was disappointed to hear that one of the nation's promising swimmers has been diagnosed with leukemia.

Yoshitaka Sakurada on Wednesday retracted his comments from the previous day about 18-year-old gold medal hopeful Rikako Ikee.

Labor Minister Apologizes For Improper Data

Labor minister apologizes for improper data

Japan's labor minister has pledged to find out why his ministry kept releasing improper job statistics that apparently led to underpayment of benefits to millions of people.

At a news conference on Friday, Takumi Nemoto offered deep apologies for causing trouble to the public over the ministry's release of statistics compiled through improper methods for years. The data in question cover corporate salaries and working hours surveyed monthly.

Photojournalist Hirokawa Apologizes For Sex Abuse

Photojournalist Hirokawa apologizes for sex abuse

Renowned photojournalist Ryuichi Hirokawa has apologized after a weekly magazine reported that several women claim he sexually abused them.

The Shukan Bunshun weekly says in its latest issue that the women, including those wishing to be photographers, have come forward to accuse him.

Realtor President Apologizes For Explosion

Realtor president apologizes for explosion

The head of the company that operates the realtor's office where the explosion occurred has apologized at a news conference.

Taiki Sato, president of Apamanshop Leasing Hokkaido, said on Tuesday that he is sorry for having caused so many people so much trouble. He offered his sincere apology to those who were injured or incurred damage.

Nissan Apologizes For Its Own Indictment

Nissan apologizes for its own indictment

Nissan Motor has issued an apology following the company's indictment by Tokyo prosecutors on Monday.

Tokyo prosecutors indicted Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan representative director Greg Kelly for understating Ghosn's executive compensation in Nissan's securities reports.

Road Rage Accident Defendant Apologizes In Court

Road rage accident defendant apologizes in court

A man charged over a fatal road rage accident has apologized in court for the first time.

The accident on the Tomei Expressway in Kanagawa Prefecture, near Tokyo, in June last year killed a married couple and injured their 2 daughters.

Ex-tepco Executive Apologizes In Court

Ex-TEPCO executive apologizes in court

A court in Tokyo is questioning a former executive of Tokyo Electric Power Company in a trial over the nuclear accident at Fukushima Daiichi power plant in 2011. He apologized at the beginning of his testimony.

Tokyo District Court started questioning in the criminal trial of TEPCO's 3 former executives on Tuesday. One of them, former Vice President Sakae Muto, first took the stand to answer questions.

Japan Wrestling Federation Apologizes To Icho

Japan Wrestling Federation apologizes to Icho

NHK has learned that the head of the Japan Wrestling Federation has apologized to 4-time Olympic champion Kaori Icho over a power harassment scandal, clearing the way for her preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Sources say federation president Tomiaki Fukuda met Icho in Tokyo last week and apologized directly for the first time since the scandal was revealed.

Medical School Apologizes For Exam-tampering

Medical school apologizes for exam-tampering

Tokyo Medical University has apologized following revelations it tampered with entrance exam scores to discriminate against female applicants and others.

The school's executive regent Tetsuo Yukioka apologized on Tuesday for betraying the public's trust.