Ministop hopes to expand its presence in Vietnam via a partnership with Sojitz.

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Ministop to seek Sojitz's help in Vietnam

TOKYO -- Japanese convenience store chain Ministop will team with Sojitz in an effort to reinvigorate its stalled operations in Vietnam. When it entered the market in 2011, Ministop planned to open 500 stores in five years through a tie-up with a...

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Emperador in global push: Philippine brandy-maker expects 35% revenue growth

MANILA -- Emperador, which claims to be the world's largest brandy-maker by volume, plans ...


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HONG KONG -- BPE Asia Real Estate, an affiliate of Baring Private Equity Asia, has raised ...