NNA Asia top stories Friday, March 15

TOKYO, NNA – The following are the top stories from NNA Asia for Friday, March 15.

Japan’s Kobelco Eco-Solutions to build water purification facility on Dach Island near Phnom Penh with local conglomerate Soma Group for completion in Sept

Japanese trader Sumitomo acquires stake in Singapore’s AI-assisted insurance product development platform CXA Group

Japan’s Topre to establish Indonesian unit to produce pressed auto parts, its 3rd overseas base in Asia after China and Thailand

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten teams up with Taiwanese rival PChome Online for cross-border shopping

Malaysian, S. Korean leaders agree to conclude bilateral free trade pact by yearend