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Providing a collaborative learning environment where each student's way of thinking can be visualized Tokyo, Feb 2, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Systems Business (Thailand) Ltd. today announced their joint development of an education support system for the Kingdom of Thailand's Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Primary and Secondary Schools. The full-scale operation of this system will commence on February 3 for the secondary school and on April 1 for the primary school. Classes that utilize this system will benefit from an "Opinion Sharing System," which enables students to input their ideas or answers to questions onto a tablet, which can then be immediately displayed by the instructor on an electronic blackboard to be shared with the entire class. It can also simultaneously display multiple answers and a comparative display of specific ... (more)

Eisai's Phase II Trial of Anticancer Agent Lenvatinib in Renal Cell Carcinoma Meets Primary Endpoint

Tokyo, Jan 30, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that the Phase II part of a Phase I/II clinical trial (Study 205) of its in-house developed anticancer agent lenvatinib mesylate (lenvatinib) in unresectable advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma has met its primary endpoint. The second part of Study 205 was an open-label, multicenter study of lenvatinib alone, and in combination with the anticancer agent everolimus, in patients with unresectable advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma following one pr... (more)

Lexus to Show New 'GS F' High-performance Sedan at Detroit 2015

Tokyo, Jan 7, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Lexus will exhibit the all-new, high-performance "GS F" sports sedan at the North American International Auto Show 2015 in Detroit, United States, from January 12 through 25. Right on the heels of the "RC F" sports coupe debut in 2014, the new GS F is positioned to add further spice to the Lexus lineup. At the heart of the powertrain beats a naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine. The 8-Speed Sport Direct Shift (SPDS) transmission which, when set to Manual, allows rapid gear shifting with response times as low as 0.1 seconds. The Lexus GS F ... (more)

Eisai Listed for 13th Consecutive Year in FTSE4GOOD Index Series, an Index for Socially Responsible Investment

Tokyo, Dec 17, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has been listed for the 13th consecutive year since 2002 in the FTSE4Good Index Series, a global index for socially responsible investment. The FTSE4Good Index Series is a selection of companies that meet designated standards in three aspects of environment, society and governance, as chosen by the FTSE Group, a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange. As at the end of November 2014, a total of 781 companies from around the world have b... (more)

MHI Receives 10-Year Operations and Maintenance Renewal and Extension Contract for AeroTrain Automated People Mover System

At Washington Dulles International Airport in the United States Tokyo, Dec 2, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Crystal Mover Services, Inc. (CMS), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Miami, Florida, has concluded an agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) renewing and extending Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for the AeroTrain Automated People Mover (APM) delivered to the Washington Dulles International Airport in December 2009. The renewal and extension agreement covers a period of ten years commencing in December 2014,... (more)