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SCANDALS

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 16, 2019
France seeks Renault board meeting to replace chair and CEO Carlos Ghosn, sources say
The French government is moving to dismiss Renault's scandal-hit Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn and has requested a board meeting to consider candidates to replace him, sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 15, 2019
Japanese Olympic Committee head Tsunekazu Takeda denies accusation of corruption linked to 2020 bid
Takeda's denial followed reports last week that French prosecutors have brought a preliminary charge against him for alleged corruption over bidding for the 2020 Games.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 15, 2019
Tokyo court denies Carlos Ghosn bail again, leaving Renault chief to languish as prosecutors build case
The latest rejection will extend the fallen auto industry titan's detention and help prosecutors build their case against him.
EDITORIALS
Jan 14, 2019
Take steps to restore trust in official statistics
To regain the public's trust in the government's statistics, how officials erred needs to be exposed and measures taken to ensure such problems are not repeated.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 14, 2019
Renault-Nissan's Carlos Ghosn received $8 million from Dutch joint venture: French newspaper
Ousted Renault-Nissan alliance chairman Carlos Ghosn was paid $8 million (€7 million) through a Dutch joint venture between Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors, the French financial newspaper Les Echos reported on its website.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 12, 2019
Nissan expands Carlos Ghosn probe to more countries as ousted chairman's deputy comes under scrutiny
Nissan broadens its investigation of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn and probes dealings in other countries including India, the U.S. and Latin America.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 11, 2019
Ghosn charged with aggravated breach of trust over Nissan allegations; lawyers launch long-shot bail bid
Charges relate to the alleged transfer of private investment losses to Nissan amid the 2008 financial crisis, and for understating his remuneration.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 11, 2019
Japan an underdeveloped country for women
Despite its rich, industrialized economy, Japan has yet to achieve much progress in equality between men and women.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 11, 2019
Government to review statistics after revelation that faulty Japan jobs data spanned 14 years
The government will rework the budget for fiscal 2019 to include the cost of reimbursing people who did not receive enough benefits.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 11, 2019
Documents show Ghosn's Renault lieutenant drew extra salary via holding; board unaware of payment
One of Renault boss Carlos Ghosn's senior executives received an additional six-figure salary unknown to the carmaker's board via the Dutch joint venture overseeing its alliance with Nissan, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Jan 11, 2019
Nissan widens boardroom powers in wake of Ghosn scandal
Nissan Motor Co.'s board, whose lapses in oversight were revealed by the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn for alleged financial improprieties, has taken on expanded powers.
JAPAN
Jan 10, 2019
Tens of billions of yen in jobless benefits unpaid due to faulty labor ministry data: sources
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday the government will decide whether to rework the fiscal 2019 budget after the ministry's investigation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 10, 2019
Source says prosecutors will indict Carlos Ghosn again on Friday, as current detention period ends
Prosecutors plan to indict the former Nissan chief on two more charges of financial misconduct, according to the source.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 10, 2019
Taro Aso's blaming of sexual harassment victim is voted 2018's most sexist remark by a Japanese politician
Finance Minister Taro Aso's apparent justification of sexual harassment committed by a former prominent bureaucrat topped a list of the most egregious sexist and discriminatory remarks made by Japanese politicians in 2018, according to a recent online survey.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 9, 2019
Carlos Ghosn's bid for release rejected by Tokyo court, as accusations emerge over Saudi loan
Ousted Nissan Chairman Ghosn's appeal against his ongoing detention was rejected by the Tokyo District Court, according to a statement released by the court Wednesday.
JAPAN
Jan 9, 2019
Japan's labor ministry knowingly published erroneous monthly labor survey: officials
The labor ministry has released monthly jobs data despite knowing that it did not satisfy sampling standards and was erroneous, officials said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 8, 2019
Nissan's Saudi partner details lobbying work, echoing Carlos Ghosn's testimony
The partner said his firm helped Nissan resolve a dispute and pave the way for a joint venture in justifying $14.7 million in payments under scrutiny by prosecutors.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 4, 2019
Carlos Ghosn to finally have his day in Tokyo court
The request means a reason for the Japanese detentions that have kept the architect behind Nissan's alliance with Renault jailed since Nov. 19 must be disclosed in five days.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 3, 2019
After 45 days in a Tokyo jail, what next for Carlos Ghosn?
Carlos Ghosn remains at the mercy of the Japanese legal system as prosecutors continue to build their case against the car industry titan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 31, 2018
Carlos Ghosn's detention in Japan extended until Jan. 11
The Tokyo District Court ensures the former Nissan chairman Ghosn will ring in the new year from behind bars.

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