Tag: Japan

Japan cruise ship virus cases jump to 218 as elderly offered escape

by Harumi Ozawa with Sara Hussein in Tokyo Japan said Thursday it would allow some elderly passengers off a quarantined cruise ship and into government-designated...

Nissan files $90 mn suit against Ghosn

Japanese car giant Nissan on Wednesday filed a civil lawsuit to reclaim some 10 billion yen ($90 million) from former chairman Carlos Ghosn for...

New coronavirus found in Japan evacuees who initially tested negative

Two Japanese citizens evacuated from the epicentre of a novel coronavirus outbreak have been diagnosed with the infection after initially testing negative, the health...

Failure to deliver: Japan mailman hoarded post for years

A former Japanese postman faces possible charges after police discovered he stockpiled a mountain of mail at his home, reportedly saying it was "too...

Japan confirms virus in man who had not been to China

Japanese authorities said Tuesday a man with no recent travel to China has contracted the novel strain of coronavirus -- apparently after driving tourists...

Ghosn ‘fled by bullet train’, Japan vows to bolster borders

New reports emerged Monday on how fugitive former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn jumped bail in Japan, as the country's justice minister said border controls...

France ‘won’t extradite’ Ghosn if he arrives in country: govt

France "will not extradite" Carlos Ghosn if the former Nissan boss, who fled Japan to avoid a trial and who has French citizenship, arrived...

Facing US trade uncertainty, China seeks closer ties with neighbours

China made overtures on trade to Japan and South Korea and offered support for an infrastructure initiative as it hosted the leaders of its...

Japan could release Fukushima radioactive water into environment

A Japanese government agency has proposed releasing radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the environment, as storage space runs out. The plant...

Japan govt ordered to pay damages over transgender toilet ban

A Tokyo court on Thursday ordered the Japanese government to pay compensation to a transgender official who was refused use of the women's bathroom...
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