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Commercial real estate

Tokyo office vacancies down for 9th month

TOKYO -- The office vacancy rate in downtown Tokyo fell a ninth straight month in January, underscoring a growing shortage of office buildings here. The rate in the five wards of central Tokyo -- Chiyoda, Chuo, Minato, Shinjuku and Shibuya -- cam...

Viewpoints

Moe Moe Tun: Myanmar sheds some light on murky extractive industries

With its first report on extractive industries deals and money flows, the country is openi...

Deals

Beer industry: With SABMiller deal, Asahi helps rival out of a jam

GENEVA -- Japan's Asahi Group Holdings said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire some operat...