Aug 22, 2015

Industry ministry to seek ¥116 billion to promote innovation

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to request ¥116.6 billion for projects to promote innovation under the government’s fiscal 2016 budget, more than 2½ times the amount earmarked under the 2015 budget, it was learned Friday. Among such projects are those to ...

Aug 4, 2015

Olympic logo designer to address plagiarism claims

Kenjiro Sano, whose logo design for the 2020 Summer Olympics is at the center of a plagiarism row, will hold a news conference Wednesday to clarify his position, the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee said Monday. The designer of a Belgian theater logo who claims ...