MHI Selected for Inclusion in Two ESG Investment Indices: “FTSE Blossom Japan Index” and “FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index”

TOKYO, July 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been selected for inclusion in two investment indices based on outstanding ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance of Japanese business corporations: the “FTSE Blossom Japan Index” and “FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index.” Both indices are based on the […]

TGR Announces Upgraded GR86 and Limited Special-edition Model

Toyota City, Japan, July 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announced today that it has upgraded the GR86 for improved turning performance and easier upper-limit handling, deepening the unique driving feel of a GR vehicle. Orders are now being accepted by Toyota vehicle dealers across Japan, with sales set […]

“LEQEMBI” Lecanemab) Approved for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in Israel

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that humanized anti-soluble aggregated amyloid-beta (Aβ) monoclonal antibody “LEQEMBI®” (generic name: lecanemab) has been approved in Israel as a treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Treatment with LEQEMBI should be initiated in patients with mild […]

“LEQEMBI” (Lecanemab) Approved for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in Hong Kong

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 11, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that the Department of Health in HongKong has approved humanized anti-soluble aggregated amyloid-beta (Aβ) monoclonal antibody “LEQEMBI®” (brand name in Hong Kong: generic name: lecanemab) for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Treatment with LEQEMBI […]

World-first Trial of New Technology to Recycle CO2 Emissions from Steel Production Begins at ArcelorMittal Gent, Belgium

TOKYO, July 8, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – ArcelorMittal and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) are working with a climate tech company, D-CRBN, to trial a new technology to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) captured at ArcelorMittal’s plant in Gent, Belgium into carbon monoxide which can be used in steel and chemical production. This […]

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing back in Brazil

TOKYO, July 5, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing resumes its challenge for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) titles when the second half of the 2024 season begins in Brazil with the 6 Hours of Sao Paulo on 14 July. A remarkable Le Mans 24 Hours last month saw the […]

World’s first observation of magnetic fields of individual lattice planes achieved using Hitachi’s atomic-resolution holography electron microscope

TOKYO, July 4, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi), Kyushu University, RIKEN, and HREM Research Inc. (HREM) today announced the world’s first observation of magnetic fields of individual lattice planes.(1) This was achieved by using Hitachi’s atomic-resolution holography electron microscope and a method enabling magnetic field observation of samples […]

World’s first(1) supply chain established for more sustainable polyester fiber based on CO2-derived material as well as renewable and bio-based materials

TOKYO, July 4, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – A consortium of seven companies across five countries has jointly established a supply chain for more sustainable polyester fiber. Instead of fossil materials, renewable and bio-based materials as well as materials produced via carbon capture and utilization (CCU para-xylene)(2) will be used in the manufacturing […]

MHI Receives Order for Ultrasonic Thickness Monitoring System That Can Be Used in Environments with Flammable Gas

TOKYO, July 4, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) received an order from JFE Steel Corporation for an ultrasonic thickness monitoring system that can be used in environments with flammable gases. The system was developed proprietarily based on the world’s smallest and thinnest thin-film UT sensor(Note) technology, which can […]

Fujitsu and ANU to bring world-class quantum computing to Australia

Kawasaki and Sydney, July 4, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that Fujitsu Australia Limited and The Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to ensure that industry and government professionals, researchers, academics, and students in Australia will soon have access to a world-class quantum research […]

TANAKA Precious Metals to Provide Award Items and Ceremony Souvenirs for the International Friendly Matches of the Japan Men’s National Blind Football Team at the “DAICEL Blind Football Japan Cup 2024 in Osaka” to Begin on July 4

TOKYO, July 4, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TANAKA Holdings Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; Group CEO: Koichiro Tanaka), the pure holding company of TANAKA Precious Metals, will provide award items and ceremony souvenirs for the international friendly matches of the Japan Men’s National Blind Football Team at the “DAICEL Blind Football Japan […]

2024 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Greater Niseko) to honour Japan’s premier resort market

NISEKO, July 2, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – The 2024 edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Greater Niseko) is now accepting entries across a broad range of categories that aims to elevate the standards of development and design in Japan’s alpine real estate markets. Submissions from eligible entrants from the Greater Niseko region […]

Eisai Announces Move to Solo Development and Commercialization of Farletuzumab Ecteribulin (FZEC) Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC)

TOKYO, July 2, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has agreed to end its global strategic collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb for the co-development and co-commercialization of farletuzumab ecteribulin (FZEC), formerly known as MORAb-202, a folate receptor alpha (FRα)-targeting antibody drug conjugate (ADC) due to ongoing portfolio […]

NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL Commences Business Operations

TOKYO, July 2, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that its preparatory company for NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL, Inc. founded in May 2024, has changed its name to “NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL, Inc.” and has commenced business operations as of July 1, 2024. This announcement follows the press release published on […]

NEC awarded by e& for contributions to digital transformation and partnership strength

TOKYO, July 1, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), a leading global IT and network transformation services provider, has received three awards from e& for its leadership and innovation in e&’s digital transformation and the two companies’ long-standing partnership strength. The awards granted to NEC include the following: The Partner […]

Supersub Rovanpera claims remarkable win for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

TOKYO, July 1, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Kalle Rovanperä has taken a remarkable victory after his late call-up to Rally Poland, leading a TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team one-two finish ahead of Elfyn Evans. Having never competed there previously, Rovanperä and co-driver Jonne Halttunen were not originally due to include Poland’s […]

Mazda: Announcement by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Regarding Applications for Type Designation

HIROSHIMA, Japan, July 1, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – We would like to express our deepest apologies again to our customers, business partners, dealers, and all other stakeholders related to Mazda for the concern and inconvenience caused by the recent irregularities in Mazda’s applications for type designation. Today, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, […]