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Ghosn Hires Renowned U.S. Law Firm: WSJ

November 27, 2018

New York–Former Nissan Motor Co. <7201> Chairman Carlos Ghosn has concluded a contract with a renowned U.S.-based law firm, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, which represents major U.S. financial institutions, will defend

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6 Bodies Found at Private Home in Miyazaki

November 26, 2018

Miyazaki–Police discovered six bodies at a private home in the town of Takachiho, Miyazaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan, on Monday, and launched an investigation over the suspected murders. Later on the day, a person was found floating in a nearby river.

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8 Served Arrest Warrants for Fraud over Tokyo Land Deal

November 26, 2018

Tokyo–Tokyo police on Monday served fresh arrest warrants on eight members of a fraud group for swindling billions of yen out of Sekisui House Ltd. <1928> over a land deal. They included Masami Haketa, 63, who allegedly pretended to be

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Japan Outlines Advanced Technology “Super City” Plan

November 26, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government on Monday released an outline of its “super city” initiative seeking to ease regulations in designated areas to promote the use of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence and big data. The outline, complied at a meeting

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S. Korean Lawmakers Visit Takeshima

November 26, 2018

Seoul–A suprapartisan group of South Korean lawmakers on Monday visited the disputed Sea of Japan islets of Takeshima, controlled by Seoul and claimed by Tokyo, informed sources said. According to the sources, the group, which included Na Kyung-won of the

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Japan Likely to Approve N. Korean Sports Minister’s Entry

November 26, 2018

Tokyo–Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga indicated on Monday that Japan intends to approve the entry into the country of Kim Il Guk, North Korea’s sports minister and president of its Olympic committee. Kim plans to visit Japan to attend a

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Abe May Cancel European Trip to Focus on Foreign Workers Bill

November 26, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may cancel his trip to Britain and the Netherlands planned early next month, in order to focus on parliamentary debates on a bill for enabling Japan to accept more foreign workers, government sources said Monday.

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Abe Pledges “All Japan” Efforts for 2025 Osaka Expo

November 26, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday vowed to make all-out efforts for the success of the 2025 World Exposition in the western Japan prefecture of Osaka. “We’re ready to work at full throttle under an ‘all Japan’ structure to

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