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Carlos Ghosn


'Playing Ghosn' challenge has people squeezing into music cases, Yamaha issues warning

January 16, 2020 4:10 pm

The 'challenge', which is inspired by the method former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn allegedly used to escape captivity, has people in Japan squeezing into cramped cases that are meant to keep music instruments and posting the images on social media.

Carlos Ghosn's Japan lawyer quits after client's flight to Lebanon

January 16, 2020 11:05 am

Junichiro Hironaka had been representing Ghosn in his defense against various financial misconduct allegations. His move, announced Thursday, was widely expected after Ghosn fled to Lebanon late last month.

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn points the finger at news conference

January 08, 2020 9:20 pm

"(One reason) was that Nissan performance unfortunately started to decline at the beginning of October 2016 I decided to remove myself from Nissan...because I signed a deal with Mitsubishi. I moved to Mitsubishi as chairman of the board," Carlos Ghosn said.

24-hour video on fugitive Carlos Ghosn checked only once a month

January 04, 2020 11:25 am

Although the security cameras at his home were on 24 hours, the footage was only required to be submitted to the court once a month, on the 15th, according to lawyers' documents detailing Ghosn's bail conditions.

'Won't extradite' Carlos Ghosn if he arrives in country: France interior minister

January 02, 2020 10:17 pm

Ghosn, who holds a French, Brazilian and Lebanese citizenship, was first arrested in Tokyo in November 2018 and faces four charges, including hiding income and enriching himself through payments to car dealerships in the Middle East.

Turkey detains pilots over Carlos Ghosn's escape through Istanbul: Report

January 02, 2020 4:09 pm

The plane arrived at 5:30 am (0230 GMT) Monday at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, Hurriyet reported, adding prosecutors ordered the arrests after widening their investigation.

Three passports and a plan hatched in Lebanon: Ghosn’s escape act

January 01, 2020 1:41 pm

It was a cinematic escape, carried out just before New Year’s Day, Japan’s most important holiday, when government agencies and most businesses close for as long as a week.

Explained: Why Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan has raised eyebrows

December 31, 2019 11:20 pm

Arrested in Tokyo in November 2018, Ghosn was released on bail in March this year, only to be rearrested within weeks on related charges.

Carlos Ghosn, fallen Nissan boss, has fled Japan for Lebanon

December 31, 2019 1:02 pm

Ghosn's abrupt departure marks the latest dramatic twist in a year-old saga that has shaken the global auto industry, jeopardised the alliance of Nissan Motor Co Ltd and its top shareholder Renault SA and cast a harsh light on the fairness of Japan's judicial system.

Nissan is looking for its third CEO in three years

September 10, 2019 10:38 am

The board set itself a deadline of end-October — just about seven weeks — to find a replacement. The pool of about 10 candidates includes people from Nissan and Renault, as well as non-Japanese and women, according to Nissan.