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'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday.

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-"Flying objects" damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 14 Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday.

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman: shipping company president

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Friday.

"Flying objects" damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman - shipping company president

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 14 Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Friday.

Japan activist shareholder Murakami fails in bid for printing firm Kosaido

23 May 2019

TOKYO Veteran activist shareholder Yoshiaki Murakami has failed to acquire a majority stake in printing firm Kosaido Co, his funds said on Thursday, blaming the setback on the entrenched practices of corporate Japan.

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources

17 May 2019

HONGKONG/FRANKFURT/TOKYO Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources

17 May 2019

HONGKONG/FRANKFURT/TOKYO, May 16 Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Profits fall at Japan's top three banks as economy slows

15 May 2019

TOKYO Japan's three largest banks all reported lower annual profits on Wednesday, highlighting the challenges faced by the banking industry as the world's third-largest economy looks to be headed for another downturn.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Japan's top two banks post double-digit full-year profit declines

15 May 2019

TOKYO, May 15 Japan's two biggest banks by assets posted double-digit declines in annual profit on Wednesday, highlighting deepening challenges for lenders as the world's third-largest economy looks headed toward another downturn.

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