Fast Retailing chief to donate ¥10 billion for medical research

Business Jun 24, 2020

Fast Retailing chief to donate ¥10 billion for medical research

Fast Retailing Co. Chairman and CEO Tadashi Yanai said Wednesday he will donate ¥10 billion ($94 million) to Kyoto University to support its medical research under two Nobel Prize winners, Tasuku Honjo and Shinya Yamanaka. The chief of Fast Retailing, the operator of the Uniqlo ...

Osaka makes final pitch to host 2025 World Expo

National Jun 14, 2018

Osaka makes final pitch to host 2025 World Expo

by Eric Johnston

Osaka made its final pitch Wednesday in Paris to host the 2025 World Expo, emphasizing the Kansai region's history as a center of Nobel-prize winning scientific research and telling expo delegates that the central government is willing to spend ¥24 billion to ensure 100 ...

Editorials Sep 21, 2014

iPS treatment window opens

This month's transplant of a retina sheet made of induced pluripotent stem cells into a human being marks a Japanese milestone toward the application of iPS cells in the treatment of disease.