Bruce Einhorn
Japan Times
Apr 15, 2021
How China fell behind after passing up a vaccine opportunity
In the early stages of the pandemic, China and other Asian nations failed to jump on mRNA tech, which has become the breakout star of the COVID-19 era.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / ANALYSIS
Jan 4, 2020
Carlos Ghosn's escape ramps up pressure on foreign suspects and Japanese justice system
The Tokyo District Court let Carlos Ghosn post bail last March, overruling prosecutors' objections that he was a flight risk. After all, how could one of the most recognizable foreign people in the country flee while under round-the-clock surveillance?
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
May 29, 2019
Apple and Nike brace for China's wrath after Huawei ban
U.S. companies counting on China for a major part of their growth have targets on their backs as Beijing and Washington ratchet up trade-war tensions.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health / FOCUS
Apr 5, 2019
Genetically modified mice at $17,000 a pair in high demand as China bids to be biomedical powerhouse
Sacks of pungent animal feed cram the corridors of a Cyagen Biosciences Inc. center for laboratory mice in southern China, maximizing space for rodents that sell for as much as $17,000 a pair.
Japan Times
Feb 25, 2019
With Ghosn still under lock and key in Tokyo, foreign execs are getting spooked about taking jobs in Japan
The stunning arrest, indictments and long incarceration of former Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn have given pause to foreign executives considering taking on senior jobs at Japanese companies.
Japan Times
Feb 19, 2019
Carlos Ghosn readies trial counterpunch with new legal dream team
Can Carlos Ghosn beat the rap?
Japan Times
Feb 4, 2019
Lunar New Year holiday to be litmus test of Chinese shoppers' resilience
China's consumers have cut back on purchases of everything from Apple Inc.'s iPhones to Swiss watches as the trade war with the U.S. hits the economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 18, 2018
Beauty giant Shiseido snaps up technology startups to draw young shoppers
Shiseido Co., the Japanese firm that sells Laura Mercier cosmetics and Dolce & Gabbana fragrances, sold ¥1 trillion ($9.3 billion) worth of beauty products last year, mostly in traditional stores where customers can sample brands in person.
Japan Times
Jul 7, 2017
Branson ready to resume powered flights of rocket plane, eyes 2018 trip to space
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is poised to resume powered test flights more than 30 months after the fatal breakup of its experimental rocket plane, with the billionaire entrepreneur aiming to make the first trip into space himself by the middle of next year.
Japan Times
May 29, 2017
Favoring Osaka, Macau billionaire says Tokyo doesn't need a casino
Lawrence Ho, the billionaire owner of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, said he favors building a casino in Osaka rather than Tokyo because there are more opportunities to develop the smaller city as an entertainment destination.
Japan Times
Dec 18, 2016
South Korea's year of reckoning, from H-bomb test to Park impeachment
It began with a nuclear explosion and ended with a street party where some 800,000 people sang and smiled in the freezing Seoul sunshine to celebrate the impeachment of their president. Even for a country with a modern history as tumultuous as South Korea, 2016 has been an eventful year.


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