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Sharp Targets Turnaround of Toshiba PC Biz within 2 Years

June 6, 2018

Osaka- Sharp Corp. President Tai Jeng-wu on Wednesday indicated a target of turning around Toshiba Corp.’s personal computer operations in one or two years after Sharp acquires them in October. Speaking to reporters, Tai expressed confidence about realizing such a

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Honda N-Box Top-Selling Car for 9th Straight Month

June 6, 2018

Tokyo- Honda Motor Co.’s N-Box minivehicle topped Japan’s new vehicle sales rankings for the ninth straight month in May, industry data showed Wednesday. Sales of the N-Box totaled 18,817 units. Six of the top 10 models were minivehicles, reflecting the

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Japan Imported Auto Sales Up 11.6 Pct in May

June 6, 2018

Tokyo- Sales of imported foreign-brand vehicles in Japan in May grew 11.6 pct from a year earlier to 24,108 units, up for the second consecutive month, the Japan Automobile Importers Association said Wednesday. Sales of foreign-made vehicles accounted for 10.2

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HondaJet to Go on Sale in Japan

June 6, 2018

Tokyo- Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it will expand sales of its HondaJet small business jet to include Japan. The Japanese automaker aims to start delivering the aircraft, manufactured by a U.S. subsidiary, in the first half of 2019. The

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World Bank Cuts 2018 Japan Growth Forecast

June 6, 2018

Washington- The World Bank on Tuesday lowered its forecast for Japan’s economic growth this year to 1.0 pct from its January projection of 1.3 pct. Japan’s economic growth is expected to decelerate to 0.8 pct in 2019 and 0.5 pct

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Stocks end slightly higher

June 6, 2018

Stocks closed slightly higher on Wednesday,  with the main share index posting a marginal gain. The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) closed 3.38 points higher to 7,689.14 points. In the broader market, there were 108 gainers, 97 decliners and 43 shares

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Ito En Eyeing Tea Bag Plant in U.S.

June 6, 2018

Tokyo- Major Japanese beverage maker Ito En Ltd. is considering building a factory to produce green tea in tea bags in the United States, company officials said Tuesday. It will be the company’s first tea bag factory abroad. The planned

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S&P lifts rating of Philippine banking sector 

June 6, 2018

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) has upgraded the Philippine banking system’s rating by a notch, citing favorable economic environment that supports growth of banks, sound regulations, and improving industry fundamentals and trends. With the upgrade, the Philippine banking sector

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