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  • Latest News

    • March 29, 2015 Adecco suggests efficient use of senior employees

      150330 Adecco Headquarters

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - The Swiss recruiter Adecco, the world’s largest employment agency based in Glattbrugg, has called for an enhanced and efficient use of older employees in companies in Japan. “Diversification is the need of the hour”, said Ian Grundy, Adecco’s Marketing and Communications Director for Asia and also overseeing Japan. One reason is the dramatic shortage of qualified and affordable staff with an unemployment rate below 4 percent. [more]

    • March 27, 2015 CERN accelerator in Switzerland ready to restart

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      Tokyo (SCCIJ) – The world of science is looking to Switzerland again. At the world’s largest laboratory for elementary physics, CERN in Geneva, scientists from all over the world have high expectations for the restart of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The particular accelerator is ready to begin its second three-year run, although it was just delayed by a short circuit problem. After a two-year shut down of planned maintenance and repairs, the world’s most powerful accelerator has almost doubled its previous energy in order to discover “new physics” and to better understand the fundamental structure of matter.[more]

    • March 24, 2015 Enjoy a good Easter start with special KitKat

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      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Japan is well-known for its large variety of often limited edition KitKat bars which are only created for the local market. The more it is worth noting that Nestlé Japan has never used to harness the appeal of the Easter bunny for its famous KitKat bars. This has changed this year with the launch of a special edition apple pie and carrot flavour KitKat in connection with Easter. The reason is well-researched.[more]

    • March 20, 2015 Smart watches as hottest topic of Baselworld 2015

      150320 Baselworld Intro

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Baselworld 2015, the most important annual watch event worldwide in Basel, Switzerland, has been opened with a grand ceremony. This year's fair is dominated by two topics: the impact of the strong Swiss currency on global sales of the Swiss watch industry and the arrival of a new digital competitor called Apple Watch. One important Swiss watchmaker has already answered this challenge by forming its own alliance with the Silicon Valley.[more]

    • March 16, 2015 Sompo Japan acquires major Swiss equity stake

      150316 Sompo

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Sompo Japan Nipponkoa will take a stake of about 15 percent in the French reinsurance Scor for about 110 billion yen as part of its ongoing globalization process. As a first step, the Japanese insurer has bought the Scor equity stake of the well-known Swiss investor Mr. Martin Ebner. His Patinex AG sold its complete Scor equity stake with a market value of 460 million Euro to Sompo. According to Standard & Poor's, Scor is the fifth largest reinsurerer worldwide. [more]

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