The Japan News (Japan)
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn apparently diverted about ¥470 million from a joint venture between Nissan and Renault S.A. for his personal expenses, such as gifts, and expenditures unrelated to the venture’s corporate purposes, Nissan said in a report that has been submitted to the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
KYOTO (The Japan News/ANN) Six months have passed since the fatal Kyoto Animation Co. arson attack (see below). Yoshiji Kigami, then 61, a board director of the company widely known as KyoAni, who contributed to laying the foundations for the anime production firm that has fans both at home and abroad, was among the 36 victims.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The number of Thai and Indonesians remaining in Japan illegally has doubled since the government exempted visitors from these countries from obtaining visas for short-term stays, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The extradition of three British nationals is being discussed by Japanese and British police authorities, who are wanted for allegedly robbing a jewelry store in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, in November 2015.
ISHINOMAKI, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The largest temporary housing complex is being demolished with heavy machinery in Ishinomaki, which was built for victims of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - According to the Japan Franchise Association, the number of convenience stores in Japan decreased for the first time since 2005.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - For transferring travellers from the airport to the city center, a new car service is being demonstrated in Tokyo.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - About 70,000 of the 160,000 pleasure boats around the country are moored at ports and riverbanks without permission, according to a survey by the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry.