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January 8, 2019 6:57 AM Ghosn's lawyer: Nissan agreed on transfer of currency contracts

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co had agreed with former chairman Carlos Ghosn to take on his personal foreign exchange contracts, his lawyer said, disputing allegations of financial misconduct. Ghosn has been arrested on allegations including aggravated breach of trust in shifting personal investment losses worth 1.85 billion yen ($17 million) to the carmaker 69

January 5, 2019 11:17 PM Japanese prosecutors want Ghosn to sign confession, says son: paper

PARIS (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors want Carlos Ghosn, the detained auto executive who oversaw an alliance that sold 10 million vehicles a year, to confess to financial misconduct, his son told France’s weekly Journal du Dimanche (JDD). Ghosn has been held in a Tokyo detention center since his Nov. 19 arrest on allegations of under-reporting his income 68

January 5, 2019 12:38 AM Japanese lawmaker under fire for LGBT comment

TOKYO – A Japanese legislator is drawing criticism for his comment that "a nation would collapse" if everyone became LGBT. Remarks by Katsuei Hirasawa, a veteran lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, were carried on Nippon News Network's national broadcast Friday. Outrage has been popping up on social media. Hirasawa told a crowd in Yamanashi 91

December 25, 2018 1:10 PM Tokyo court OKs release of Nissan's Kelly, rejecting prosecutors' appeal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Nissan Motor Co Representative Director Greg Kelly was set to be released after more than a month in detention after a Tokyo court late on Tuesday rejected prosecutors’ request to hold the American executive. The Tokyo District Court ruled that Kelly be freed, while Carlos Ghosn, the automaker’s ousted chairman, remains in custody 92

December 11, 2018 3:56 PM Athletics: Minsk to host Europe v U.S. clash next year

(Reuters) - Europe will take on the United States in a Ryder Cup-style track and field clash in Minsk next year, European Athletics announced on Tuesday. The event, scheduled for Sept. 9-10, will serve as a warm-up for athletes to prepare for the World Championships starting in Doha on Sept. 28. “We are proud to announce there will be a match for the first 77

December 10, 2018 8:35 AM Hitachi shares rise after report it is considering scrapping Britain nuclear project

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) shares rose as much as 2.9 percent on Monday after Japan’s TV Asahi reported the firm is considering scrapping its 3 trillion yen ($26.61 billion) nuclear project in Britain due to projections of further increases in construction costs. Hitachi’s Horizon Nuclear Power plans to build over 5 gigawatts of new nuclear 75

December 7, 2018 1:02 PM Former Nissan chairman Ghosn, CEO Saikawa signed documents related to payments: Asahi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman Carlos Ghosn signed documents for the Japanese automaker to pay him 1 billion yen ($8.86 million) of deferred annual compensation after he left the company, the Asahi newspaper reported on Friday. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa signed other documents related to payments to Ghosn in the event of departure 83

December 6, 2018 10:29 AM SoftBank mobile services disrupted ahead of bumper IPO, shares drop

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp’s mobile phone services were disrupted in some parts of Japan on Thursday, ahead of an initial public offering (IPO) of its domestic telecoms unit later this month that will potentially raise $21 billion. Some customers at Japan’s third-largest telco have been unable to make calls or use the internet in the hours 125

December 4, 2018 8:37 AM Sharp contractors axe 3,000 staff as iPhone sensor output shifts: union

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nearly 3,000 foreign workers subcontracted to Sharp Corp have been laid off in central Japan, a labor union said, as the firm moves production of some sensors for Apple iPhones to a Chinese plant owned by its parent Foxconn. The labor union said some of the laid off workers were its members. The union is in Mie Prefecture in central 114

November 29, 2018 9:00 AM Tokyo prosecutors plan to seek extension of Ghosn's detention: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo prosecutors plan to seek an extension of Carlos Ghosn’s detention, after the ousted chairman of Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) was arrested last week for alleged financial misconduct, Kyodo News reported on Thursday. Shin Kukimoto, deputy public prosecutor at the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office, told reporters earlier that he could 93