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Japan's Sharp won't exit solar business as part of bank bailout: executive

SAKAI, Japan - Loss-making Japanese electronics firm Sharp Corp said it plans to keep making solar cell products at a high-tech factory in western Japan, dismissing talk it may sell or exit the unprofitable business as it seeks backing from lenders for plans to revive the company.

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Japan's Mitsubishi sets up food joint venture with Myanmar firm 11:24am BST

YANGON, March 30 - Japan's Mitsubishi Corp is to form a joint venture with a Myanmar company that will manufacture and distribute food for domestic and regional markets, the companies said on Monday.

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Japan's Fujifilm agrees to buy Cellular Dynamics for $307 million 9:22am BST

TOKYO - Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Monday it has agreed to acquire U.S. biotechnology firm Cellular Dynamics International Inc (CDI) for $307 million (207 million pounds).

Japan's Fujifilm agrees to buy Cellular Dynamics for $307 million 9:21am BST

TOKYO - Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Monday it has agreed to acquire U.S. biotechnology firm Cellular Dynamics International Inc (CDI) for $307 million.

Japan's Fujifilm agrees to buy Cellular Dynamics for $307 mln 9:18am BST

TOKYO, March 30 - Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Monday it has agreed to acquire U.S. biotechnology firm Cellular Dynamics International Inc (CDI) for $307 million.

Compass sees first-half revenue growth of 5.5 percent 8:25am BST

LONDON - Britain's Compass Group , the world's biggest catering firm, expects first-half underlying revenues to rise around 5.5 percent after seeing a return to growth in Europe and Japan and strong demand in its North American business.