MasterCard Inc., the second-largest U.S. payments network, signed as the final main sponsor of next year’s Rugby World Cup, which organizers say will be the biggest-earning event in the history of the International Rugby Board.
A study is under way for the possible construction of a cable car that links 2020 Tokyo Olympics venues with a business area near the Ginza shopping district, said a mayor of the local municipal government.
Seibu Holdings Inc. President Takashi Goto is seeking to relist Japan’s biggest hotel chain after a nearly 10-year hiatus. Now he needs to court investors made wary by two other recent IPOs that flopped.
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc., a developer of adult stem-cell technologies, received a U.S. patent for the use of proprietary stem cells to secrete elevated levels of proteins for treating neurodegenerative diseases.