What could happen if the former Nissan chairman is released, and his story doesn't match the prosecutors' claims?
For Joe Nocera's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The supremacy of Japanese cars has been 40-plus years in the making.
U.S. shouldn't be afraid of busting up a social-media giant that's grown too powerful.
It never fails to amaze how little Donald Trump, that lifelong businessman, understands about business.
Bill Browder says renewed threats from Russia mean his efforts to punish its kleptocrats are working.
We've been waiting for decades for someone to invent a currency for online purchases. And we still are.