Japan firms back export curbs amid stalemate with South Korea

Business Jul 3, 2019

Japan firms back export curbs amid stalemate with South Korea

Business leaders have shown some support for the government's planned strengthening of controls on semiconductor material exports to South Korea as an apparent attempt to break a diplomatic deadlock over the issue of wartime labor. "I want (South Korea) to take seriously the Japanese government's ...

Business / Corporate Dec 27, 2018

Sharp to spin off semiconductor business

Electronics maker Sharp Corp. has said it will spin off its semiconductor business, possibly in April 2019. The move is aimed at establishing a structure that enables prompt management decisions and the active introduction of outside resources through tie-ups with other firms. Sharp will set up ...