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Adding to Carlos Ghosn woes, Nissan set to further slash profit outlook: report

Since his ouster at Nissan in November, Ghosn has accused his former colleagues of a boardroom coup aimed at scotching his plan to merge Nissan and Renault.

Carlos Ghosn 'disappointed' at ban from Nissan board meet, wants to fulfill duties

Released on $9 million bail last week after spending more than 100 days in a Tokyo detention centre, Ghosn faces charges of under-reporting his salary at Nissan by about $82 million over nearly a decade.

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Tokyo company debuts Mobile Mosque ahead of 2020 Olympics

As Japan prepares to host visitors from around the world for the 2020 Summer Olympics, a Tokyo sports and cultural events company has created a mosque on wheels that its head hopes will make Muslim visitors feel at home.

The magic of snowfall in Tokyo: These pictures will make you fall in love with winters

Adding to the delight of winter lovers, Tokyo recorded the highest snowfall in four years - and pictures from the snowstorm have made it look like a magical land. See the photos here.

Japan readies military to shoot down North Korean rocket

Japan readies military to shoot down N Korean rocket.

Netaji gold tooth may be in ashes in Tokyo: UK website

Creator of the website Ashis Ray brought the disclosure to the notice of Rao, Vajpayee, Jyoti Basu, President of Janata Dal S R Bommai and General Secretary of the Forward Bloc Chitta Basu.

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Light plane crashes into Tokyo residential area, killing 3

The five-seater plane crashed at around 11:00 am (0200 GMT) shortly after it departed from Tokyo's Chofu airport

Strong quake rattles Tokyo area, no reports of damage or injury

The quake was centered in the northern part of Saitama Prefecture, a state northwest of Tokyo, and 50 kilometers below ground level.

Tsunami advisory lifted after quake off northeast Japan

The quake's epicenter was at a depth of about 10 kilometers (6 miles).

The Fifth Metro: Clean it like Tokyo

In Japan, waste is not seen as dirty or disgusting. In the 1960s and 1970s, Tokyo’s government raised the status of its waste collectors.

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21st Century will be Asian Century: Rijiju in Tokyo

Tokyo, Jan 20 (ANI): Addressing a symposium in Tokyo, Japan, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju said the 21st century will be the Asian Century as the world look to countries in Asia the for upliftment of the global economy.He said Asia would provide ideas and leadership for a harmonious global relationship.The theme of the symposium was 'Shared Values and Democracy in Asia'.

We aim to provide 24x7 electricity access: Piyush Goyal

Tokyo, Jan 14 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, who is presently in Tokyo to attend the eighth India-Japan Energy Dialogue, said on Thursday that the primary objective of the government is to make Japanese power firms invest in ‘Make in India’ to further provide 24x7 electricity access to the people of the country. Goyal said that he discussed and understood the challenges the Indian grids will face, particularly with the infusion of large amount of renewable energy. Goyal further assured that this engagement with the Japanese power companies will be taken to the next level in India.

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Japan looks towards ASEAN and India for business expansion

Thailand/Singapore, Dec 04 (ANI): Tokyo-based leading manufacturing company of consumer electronics, Casio Computer established subsidiary in Thailand - the largest market in ASEAN. Casio has strengthened relationship with Thailand with the introduction of Casio Marketing Thailand. Casio Marketing Thailand was established in July last year, as the fourth subsidiary of Casio in the ASEAN region. The company first established ASEAN regional headquarter in Singapore in 2001 and expanded its sales offices to Indonesia in 2011 and Malaysia in 2014. Casio has been promoting its products and brands through its distributor networks in Thailand since the 1970s. Casio brand are most famous for its best selling G-SHOCK, with total sales of over 80 million units since its first sales in 1983. Casio introduced the new model of G-SHOCK MTG series, which added to Casio’s “Global Time Sync” collection, featuring world’s first “GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor Technology” which utilizes radio wave time calibration and GPS signals for instant and precise timekeeping across the changing time zones. Casio is also a market pioneer for the next generation projector.

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