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(Update 2) Sharp to Halt LCD Plant in Western Japan by Sept.

(Update 2) Sharp to Halt LCD Plant in Western Japan by Sept.

   Osaka, May 14 (Jiji Press)--Sharp Corp. said Tuesday that it will halt production at its factory for large LCD television panels in the city of Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, by the end of September.
   The major Japanese 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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