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TOKYO Shares in Toshiba Corp tumbled on Wednesday after it said it would consider a sale of Westinghouse but did not offer any clarity on whether it would proceed with a Chapter 11 filing for the U.S. nuclear unit - a move that could stem losses. ( read original story ...)

Japan Warns against Protectionism

14 de marzo de 2017, 09:11Tokyo, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Finance Minister, Taro Aso, has expressed his concern today over protectionism and stated that the world economy should be kept open. These statements were made in preparation for this week's meeting ... ( read original story ...)

Loss-hit Toshiba nosedives on fears about future

Tokyo (AFP) - Toshiba shares plunged Wednesday afternoon as fears grow about the future of one of Japan's best-known firms, which is battling massive losses and accounting fraud allegations at its US nuclear unit. The Tokyo-listed stock dropped 13.62 ... ( read original story ...)

Japan one-ups Scotch with whisky, coveted around the world

YAMAZAKI, Japan — A dim storage room surrounded by bamboo groves and pastoral hills is filled wall-to-wall with 3,000 wooden barrels. Here sleeps, for years, sometimes decades, prized Japanese whisky. The Suntory distillery in Yamazaki, near the ancient ... ( read original story ...)