TOKYO, March 17 The Japanese government is not
considering steps to support embattled conglomerate Toshiba Corp
, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Friday.
Toshiba this week missed submitting audited third-quarter
earnings for a second time and said it would consider selling a
majority stake in the Westinghouse nuclear unit at the centre of
its financial troubles.
Sources have told Reuters that a fund backed by the
government may invest as a minority stakeholder in Toshiba's
memory chip business, which the company is looking to sell to
(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)