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World Jul 19American father, son get Japan prison terms for Carlos Ghosn escape
A Tokyo court handed down prison terms for the American father and son accused of helping Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, escape to Lebanon while awaiting trial in Japan.
World May 21Tokyo Olympics to open even if COVID-19 cases rise in Japan
Tokyo has officially spent $15.4 billion to organize the Olympics, though a government audits suggests the real number is much higher.
Arts Mar 04Animated ‘Demon Slayer’ strikes chord with Japan amid pandemic
The terrifying plight depicted in the swashbuckling animated film, "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train," has struck a chord with pandemic-era Japan and possibly with the world.
World Feb 13Strong quake hits Japan’s northeast coast; no tsunami alert
A strong earthquake hit off the coast of northeastern Japan late Saturday, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other areas, but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.
Economy Jun 12Stock market makes modest gains after losses in Asia
Losses were milder in global markets than in the U.S. on Thursday, partly because markets in the region have not seen the same massive gains in recent weeks.
World May 23Zero cases in China as virus surges in Latin America, India
New coronavirus cases dropped to zero in China for the first time Saturday but surged in India. And they overwhelmed hospitals across Latin America, both in countries lax about lockdowns and those lauded for firm, early confinement.
World Apr 18Singapore sees huge surge in new virus cases
Singapore has reported 942 new coronavirus infections, a single-day high for the tiny city-state that pushed its total number of cases to 5,992.
Health Mar 07Travel chaos erupts as Italy quarantines north to halt virus
Italy has announced a sweeping quarantine for its northern regions, restricting the movements of 16 million people. That aims to halt the relentless march of the new coronavirus across Europe.
World Jan 07Japan issues arrest warrant for Nissan ex-chair’s wife
The move against Carole Ghosn, who is not in Japan, followed her husband's flight to Lebanon last week while he was out on bail awaiting trial for alleged financial misconduct.
Economy Jan 03What’s known about Ghosn’s case after his escape
Here's a look at the unfolding case of the fallen superstar of the auto industry.