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Nissan blamed Ghosn probe for CEO no-show in Amsterdam: sources

Dec 07 2018

PARIS/TOKYO Nissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting because he was assisting Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the carmakers' alliance, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Nissan blamed Ghosn probe for CEO no-show in Amsterdam - sources

Dec 07 2018

PARIS/TOKYO Nissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting because he was assisting Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the carmakers' alliance, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Nissan blamed Ghosn probe for CEO no-show in Amsterdam: sources

Dec 07 2018

PARIS/TOKYO Nissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting because he was assisting Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the carmakers' alliance, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Nissan blamed Ghosn probe for CEO no-show in Amsterdam - sources

Dec 07 2018

PARIS/TOKYO, Dec 7 Nissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting because he was assisting Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the carmakers' alliance, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Arms firms show off wares as Japan eyes more F-35 stealth jets

Nov 28 2018

TOKYO Global arms firms showed off on Wednesday their wares in Japan as it prepared a plan to buy billions of dollars of U.S. military equipment, including at least 40 Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighters worth about $4 billion, four sources said.

South Korea risks ties by disbanding 'comfort women' fund: Japan PM

Nov 21 2018

TOKYO/SEOUL Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday warned South Korea it risked damaging ties by disbanding a fund meant to settle compensation for South Korean women forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War Two.

Vice President Pence pushes Japan for bilateral free trade agreement

Nov 13 2018

TOKYO U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, keeping up pressure on Japan to cut its trade surplus with the United States, said on Tuesday American goods and services too often faced barriers in Japan and a bilateral trade agreement offered the best way forward. | Video

Canada joins effort to counter China with Asian warship drills

Nov 07 2018

YOKOSUKA Built to hunt Russian submarines, Canadian frigate HMCS Calgary is instead chasing Japanese and U.S. subs in western Pacific drills as Canada joins other maritime nations in seeking to contain Chinese influence in the Indo Pacific.

U.S. carrier leads warships in biggest ever Japan defense war game

Nov 03 2018

ABOARD USS RONALD REAGAN U.S. fighter jets darted over the Western Pacific on Saturday as the nuclear powered USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier joined Japanese destroyers and a Canadian warship for the biggest combat readiness war game ever staged in and around Japan.

Fastidious Flattop: Japanese helicopter carrier wages daily war on dirt and grime

Oct 12 2018

ABOARD JS KAGA Japan's Kaga helicopter carrier is not the biggest, fastest or most powerful warship to sail the seas, but its 500 crew wage a daily war on dirt and grime to keep it the cleanest. | Video

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