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'Love × Doc': A rom-com on doctor's orders

/ Apr 25, 2018

'Love × Doc': A rom-com on doctor's orders

by Mark Schilling

When successful Japanese scriptwriters direct films, they tend to try too hard, cramming in characters, gags, plot twists and a blizzard of cuts. Sometimes, the busyness works, as in Koki Mitani's "Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald," a 1997 screwball comedy about a chaotic radio broadcast ...

/ Mar 10, 2017

Toyota, Suzuki chiefs talk business with Modi

Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda and Suzuki Motor Corp. Chairman Osamu Suzuki met Thursday with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for talks on their business operations in that country, local media reported. After the meeting, the Indian prime minister's office said in a statement ...

Suzuki Motor's CEO, 84, spurs succession fears

/ Jun 27, 2014

Suzuki Motor's CEO, 84, spurs succession fears

After almost three decades helming Suzuki Motor Corp., investors are becoming increasingly concerned at the lack of clarity over who will succeed the carmaker's octogenarian chairman and president. At 84, Osamu Suzuki has already beaten the average life expectancy for men in Japan by four ...