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(Update) Sharp to Halt TV LCD Panel Plant in Western Japan by End-June

(Update) Sharp to Halt TV LCD Panel Plant in Western Japan by End-June

   Osaka, May 14 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Sharp Corp. said Tuesday that it will halt operations at its factory for large LCD panels for television sets in the city of Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, by the end of June.
   The major electronics maker, which continues bleeding red ink, hopes to prevent a further earnings deterioration by scaling back its slumping LCD business.

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