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Hitachi Extends Aid to Cyclone Victims in Myanmar (PDF Type, 20 kByte)

May 14, 2008

Hitachi Extends Aid to Cyclone Victims in Myanmar

Tokyo, May 14, 2008 — Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced Hitachi Group companies have decided to donate a total of 10,000,000 Japanese Yen to support victims of the cyclone in Myanmar and to assist in the restoration effort in the affected areas. We would like to convey our deepest sympathy to the victims along with our sincere wishes for a speedy recovery.

About Hitachi Asia Ltd.

Hitachi Asia Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. and established in Singapore in 1989, has offices across seven Asian countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). Focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, Hitachi Asia’s business includes information systems, power and industrial systems, R&D, international procurement and Centre of Excellence. For more information on Hitachi Asia, please visit the company’s website at