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TOKYO -- U.S. investment fund Apollo Global Management is set to purchase aluminum assets from Japanese materials producer Showa Denko in a deal expected to top 50 billion yen ($482...

Apollo to buy Showa Denko’s aluminum assets for $480m

TOKYO -- U.S. investment fund Apollo Global Management is set to purchase aluminum assets from Japanese materials producer Showa Denko in a deal expected to...

Space enthusiasts in Japan ready to launch their own satellite

TOKYO -- Interest in commercial aerospace is growing among amateurs in Japan, with enthusiasts assembling rockets and satellites by trial and error. As the space...

China bags Cambodian airport contract in blow to French operator

HONG KONG/PHNOM PENH -- A major portion of Cambodia's new international airport in Phnom Penh will be built by a Chinese state-owned company, leaving...

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Apollo to buy Showa Denko’s aluminum assets for $480m

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Apollo to buy Showa Denko’s aluminum assets for $480m

TOKYO -- U.S. investment fund Apollo Global Management is set to purchase aluminum assets from Japanese materials producer Showa Denko in a deal expected to...

Space enthusiasts in Japan ready to launch their own satellite

TOKYO -- Interest in commercial aerospace is growing among amateurs in Japan, with enthusiasts assembling rockets and satellites by trial and error. As the space...

China bags Cambodian airport contract in blow to French operator

HONG KONG/PHNOM PENH -- A major portion of Cambodia's new international airport in Phnom Penh will be built by a Chinese state-owned company, leaving...

Myanmar industrial parks offer precious infrastructure to investors

YANGON -- South Korean state-linked Korea Land and Housing broke ground on an industrial park near Yangon on Thursday, becoming the latest foreign company...

Hitachi and Bombardier win $940m Spanish high-speed rail contract

TOKYO -- Hitachi and Canadian partner Bombardier have landed a roughly 800 million euro ($940 million) contract to supply cars for a high-speed rail...

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Apollo to buy Showa Denko’s aluminum assets for $480m

TOKYO -- U.S. investment fund Apollo Global Management is set to purchase aluminum assets from Japanese materials producer Showa Denko in a deal expected to...

Space enthusiasts in Japan ready to launch their own satellite

TOKYO -- Interest in commercial aerospace is growing among amateurs in Japan, with enthusiasts assembling rockets and satellites by trial and error. As the space...

China bags Cambodian airport contract in blow to French operator

HONG KONG/PHNOM PENH -- A major portion of Cambodia's new international airport in Phnom Penh will be built by a Chinese state-owned company, leaving...

Myanmar industrial parks offer precious infrastructure to investors

YANGON -- South Korean state-linked Korea Land and Housing broke ground on an industrial park near Yangon on Thursday, becoming the latest foreign company...

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TOKYO -- Interest in commercial aerospace is growing among amateurs in Japan, with enthusiasts assembling rockets and satellites by trial and error. As the space...

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HONG KONG/PHNOM PENH -- A major portion of Cambodia's new international airport in Phnom Penh will be built by a Chinese state-owned company, leaving...

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