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Banned from internet or not? Does Ghosn's tweet violate bail terms?

04 Apr 2019

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's sudden emergence on Twitter, a day before he was re-arrested on Thursday, has raised questions about whether the former Nissan Motor boss violated the strict terms of his $9 million bail - something his lawyer has denied.

Banned from internet or not? Does Ghosn's tweet violate bail terms?

04 Apr 2019

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's sudden emergence on Twitter, a day before he was re-arrested on Thursday, has raised questions about whether the former Nissan Motor boss violated the strict terms of his $9 million (£6.8 million) bail - something his lawyer has denied.

Buddhist nun prays for Vietnamese workers who died in Japan

29 Mar 2019

TOKYO Rows of wooden mortuary tablets inscribed with names line an altar at a Buddhist temple in Tokyo, silent testimony to Vietnamese people who died after coming to Japan to work or study. | Video

With high-tech glasses, Japanese ALS patient makes the beat go on

18 Mar 2019

TOKYO The music booms and lights flash as Masatane Muto, a wheelchair-bound disc jockey, uses is eyes to put on a show at a recent Tokyo music festival. | Video

Bach heaps praise on 'well prepared' Tokyo for 2020 Games

28 Nov 2018

TOKYO International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach says he cannot remember a host city being as well prepared as Tokyo, a little more than 600 days before the start of the 2020 Summer Games.

Geek bliss - Japanese man pledges to have, hold and cherish a hologram

16 Nov 2018

TOKYO When newlywed Akihiko Kondo returns from work at a middle school in a Tokyo suburb, he is greeted by the love of his life, who lights up - literally - in welcome. | Video

Face off: Realistic masks made in Japan find demand from tech, car companies

15 Nov 2018

OTSU, Japan Super-realistic face masks made by a tiny company in rural Japan are in demand from the domestic tech and entertainment industries and from countries as far away as Saudi Arabia. | Video

Secret to Japan couple's 80 years of marriage: wife's patience

04 Sep 2018

TAKAMATSU, Japan Japan is known for its abundance of centenarians and can now lay claim to having the world's oldest living married couple, with a combined age of 208 - a feat the wife credits to her patience during 80 years of marriage. | Video

'Hazmat' suit statue near site of Japanese nuclear disaster sparks uproar

14 Aug 2018

FUKUSHIMA, Japan A statue of a child wearing what appears to be a hazardous material suit unveiled near the site of a Japanese nuclear disaster has drawn a barrage of criticism from residents and forced the sculptor to apologise.

Japanese inventors step up to offer relief from sweltering heat

20 Jul 2018

TOKYO A jacket with built-in fans, a road coating to rein in heat and factory mist sprayers were on offer at a trade fair in the Japanese capital on Thursday as it struggles with record heat two years before it hosts the Summer Olympics. | Video

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