Tokyo, Sept 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO: 4004) have
decided to dissolve its consolidated subsidiary PT. Showa Esterindo Indonesia
(SEI) and terminate its production of ethyl acetate in Indonesia.
SEI was established in 1997 for the purpose of producing and selling ethyl
acetate in the Southeast Asian market, and started to produce ethyl acetate
in 1999 as SDK's first plant to introduce our proprietary technology to
synthesize ethyl acetate by adding ethylene directly to acetic acid. Since
then, the demand for ethyl acetate in Southeast Asia had been stable for a
while. In recent years, however, the business environment for SEI has become
harder than before because of rises in material prices and expansion of the
capacities of neighboring countries to supply ethyl acetate. Under these
circumstances, SDK and its partners have concluded, after de... (more)
Tokyo, Sept 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Thomson Reuters and NEC Corporation
have signed a strategic agreement to provide integrated tax solutions to
Japanese multinational corporations. Their combined offering will support the
mission critical systems of Japanese MNCs in accurately determining,
recording and reporting transactional taxes.
Under this agreement, NEC will combine the international award-winning
ONESOURCE Indirect Tax solution from Thomson Reuters with its Enterprise
Resource Planning (ERP) solutions as a robust offering to Japanese companies
with global operations.
Using the power of ICT to create a sustainable planet and society
Tokyo, Sept 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it has
issued the English language version of its Fujitsu Group CSR Report 2014,
which discusses the approach, initiatives and accomplishments of the Fujitsu
Group's CSR and environmental activities.
The Fujitsu Group seeks to leverage the power of ICT from a human perspective
to realize a "Human Centric Intelligent Society" that is a safer, more
prosperous and sustainable, and in which everyone can actively participate.
Taking as its theme "the power... (more)
Tokyo, Sept 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized
mobile solutions provider for smarter living, today unveiled its 2014
winter/2015 spring lineup of mobile devices - seven smartphones, two tablets,
two feature phones, one Raku-Raku ("easy-easy") phone, two mobile Wi-Fi
routers, and one each feature phone and wristwatch-type wearable device for
kids and juniors - which will launch in Japan on or after October 4.
The diverse new collection features a range of devices incorporating advanced
mobile technologies, including Japan's first Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) serv... (more)
Tokyo, Sept 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that
a Phase III clinical trial (Study 339) conducted in China of Aricept
(donepezil hydrochloride) in patients with severe Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
met its primary endpoint. Based on the results of the study, Eisai plans to
submit an application during fiscal 2014 to the regulatory authority in China
for an indication expansion to include the treatment of severe AD.
The trial was a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled,
parallel-group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Aricept 10... (more)