Business

Looking to rebuild

Sharp to seek capital infusion from key lenders

OSAKA -- Sharp plans to request aid from two main lenders, including a 150 billion yen ($1.24 billion) debt-for-equity swap, as it tries to shore up its financial foundation to prepare for much-needed restructuring. The electronics manufacturer's...

Asean Business File

Hotline proposed: Ho Chi Minh City anti-corruption push aims to restore investor faith

HO CHI MINH CITY -- In an effort to stamp out corruption and attract direct foreign invest...

Property

Private REITs : Unlisted funds help companies raise cash quickly

TOKYO -- Japanese companies from outside the property sector are increasingly turning to p...