Security Bank said Ayudhya Bank of Thailand will purchase half of its consumer finance division on Friday, forming a strategic alliance to expand its credit portfolio and product suite. The Security Bank and the Thai lender, widely known as Krungsri, both have the common shareholder of Japan’s MUFG Bank. Bank of Ayudhya will take a 50% interest in SB Finance Co, said a declaration from the Filipino bank. Last July


A person suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan screamed he’d been plagiarized and seemed to have planned the attack, media said Friday after a blaze that murdered 33 individuals in Japan’s worst mass murder in two centuries. The 41-year-old guy seemed to be unhappy, he seemed to get upset, shouting something about how he had been plagiarized. Before dousing the entrance to Kyoto Animation headquarters with what