• 【Top Article from Nikkei Business Online】

    January 19, 2015

    Tourists from China May Signal Better Relations


    The Japanese Consulate General in Shanghai was a flurry of activity on January 5, its first day of business in 2015. Staff were processing visa applications from about 7,000 Chinese citizens, an increase of 45% from the 4,800 who applied for visas on the same date last year.・・・

  • 【News in depth】

    January 13, 2015

    Will Mitsui Chemicals Succeed in B-to-C Marketing?


    Mitsui Chemicals has launched a healthcare subsidiary in the U.S. to sell dentures and electronic eyeglasses to consumers. Can a materials manufacturer succeed in making the shift to direct sales to consumers?・・・

  • 【From cover stories】

    January 5, 2015

    STAP Verification Abandoned

    Long path to the truth


    Japan’s largest comprehensive research institution RIKEN is abandoning its effort to verify the phenomenon of stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency (STAP). At a press conference held December 19, researchers at RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology announced: “We were unable to replicate the STAP cell phenomenon. We are ending the verification testing now without waiting until our March deadline.”・・・

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