Kyodo Industry Brief (Jan. 18) -1-
(Japan Economic Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TOKYO, Jan. 18 -- (Kyodo) _ ---------- Kubota seeking to acquire foreign farm machinery maker this yr: pres.
OSAKA - Kubota Corp. Chairman and President Yasuo Masumoto indicated in an interview with Kyoto News on Thursday his readiness to acquire a foreign maker of large field-farming machinery by the end of this year to expand overseas operations.
---------- Sony looking to boost sales of LCD televisions in India, Brazil
TOKYO - Sony Corp.'s president said Thursday that the company is aiming to boost sales of liquid crystal display televisions in emerging markets such as India and Brazil, as strong replacement demand is expected in the countries.
---------- Rakuten to ship for free seafood to Hong Kong for Chinese New Year
TOKYO - Online Japanese shopping mall operator Rakuten Inc. said Thursday it will offer free air shipment of select frozen seafood such as crab and abalone for a limited period ahead of the Chinese New Year in February.
---------- Tire maker Bridgestone to set up technical center in Thailand
TOKYO - Tire maker Bridgestone Corp. said Thursday it will establish a technical center in Thailand to oversee product development, technology management and quality control for the company's operations in the Asia-Pacific region, starting in July.
---------- Casio Computer unit devises transceivers for divers
TOKYO - Yamagata Casio Co. will release Friday a transceiver, named Logosease, for divers to speak to each other underwater through the device attached to the mask, while clutching the pressure regulator, the subsidiary of Casio Computer Co. said Thursday.
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