At a time when Japanese banks are struggling under a mountain of bad debt, one bank is showing others the way.

Sanwa Bank Ltd., Japan's fourth-biggest bank, has been one of its most aggressive in provisioning against bad loans and restructuring operations to cope with capital shortages.

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