Shimizu Corp (1803.T)
23 May 2018
* Taisei, Kajima, Obayashi, Shimizu to face charges - regulators
TOKYO, Dec 20 Japanese stocks fell on Wednesday morning as construction shares continued to be battered amid a suspected bid-rigging scandal, while Japan Display jumped on a media report the firm is discussing an investment from three Chinese panel makers.
* Four firms allegedly agreed to collude since around 2011-Yomiuri
TOKYO, Dec 20 Shares of Taisei Corp fell more than 4 percent on Wednesday after a media report that the Japanese construction firm had asked rival Obayashi Corp to refrain from bidding on a project for magnetic levitation (maglev) trains.
* Taisei and Obayashi raided over suspected antitrust violations
* $80 bln maglev line to link Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka (Recasts, adds information on raids and background on project)