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shinkin

(ˈʃɪŋkɪn)
n
dialect South Wales a worthless person
[Welsh, from the surname Jenkin, of Dutch origin]
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BDO Unibank has teamed up with Shinkin Central Bank (SCB), the central financial institution in Japan for the cooperative regional financial institutions known as 'shinkin' banks, to assist Japanese small and medium enterprises (SMEs) seeking business in the Philippines.
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking is to acquire the trust bank owned by Shinkin Central Bank.
MCDRF and Abukuma Shinkin Bank sees its support to Odaka Worker's Base as part of larger social contribution initiatives aimed at stimulating the recovery of economic activity and employment generation in areas affected by the disaster such as Odaka.
In Japan, local banks, which take the form of stock companies, the shinkin banks and credit unions that take the form of cooperatives, and agricultural cooperatives in the agricultural and forestry sectors are the local financial institutions responsible for finance.
The Nagoya District Court on Tuesday sentenced a 33-year-old man to a nine-year prison term for taking hostages at knifepoint at a shinkin bank in the city of Toyokawa, Aichi Prefecture, in central Japan last November.
The man, reportedly in his 30s or 40s, began the siege at the Zoshi branch of the Toyokawa Shinkin Bank in central Aichi prefecture just after 2:00 pm (0500 GMT), a police spokesman said without elaborating further.
Johnan Shinkin Bank said Friday it has terminated electricity contracts with Tokyo Electric Power Co.
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Cuddihy finished in a time of 50.73 to take fourth place, beating Shinkin's record of 51.07, which was set in 1999.