Carlos Ghosn arrested again

Carlos Ghosn arrested again

Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn is arrested again for aggravated breach of trust.

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Cashless rebates rise on Premium Friday

Cashless rebates rise on Premium Friday

Special campaigns boosting benefits for cashless transactions are underway on Japan's Premium Friday.

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Hover bike shown to press

Hover bike shown to press

A Japanese startup unveils a hover bike that it aims to put on the road by 2022.

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Diamond glasses frames lure free spenders

Diamond glasses frames lure free spenders

A Japanese firm unveils diamond-encrusted glasses frames that retail for $50k.

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Local land prices rebound

Local land prices rebound

Regional land prices in Japan post the first increase in 27 years.

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Time lapse: Ofunato rebuilding

Time lapse: Ofunato rebuilding

Time-lapse videos shows reconstruction progress in Ofunato as one resident shares the realities of day-to-day life.

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Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi try fresh start

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi try fresh start

Top executives of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motor announce "a new start for the alliance."

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Chips hit by price hikes amid food inflation

Chips hit by price hikes amid food inflation

The price of potato chips and other snacks is going up in Japan.

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Innovative magnifier shakes up market

Innovative magnifier shakes up market

A new kind of magnifying glass is attracting attention in Japan.

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Cashless rebate details decided

Cashless rebate details decided

Japan's government sets a 5% rebate for cashless purchases in time for the October consumption tax hike.

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