TOKYO, March 29 Toshiba Corp on
Wednesday said its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co
filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with $9.8 billion in
liabilities as of the end of December.
The Japanese conglomerate said Westinghouse would be off its
consolidated books as of the end of this month.
Toshiba said its own net loss for this fiscal year could
reach 1 trillion yen ($9.00 billion), versus its previous
estimate of 390 billion yen.
($1 = 111.1400 yen)
(Reporting by Makiko Yamazaki and Chris Gallagher; Editing by