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Nissan to cut CEO’s pay for overlooking Ghosn’s alleged misconduct

Nissan to cut CEO’s pay for overlooking Ghosn’s alleged misconduct

A source close to the matter said Tuesday, Nissan Motor Co plans to sharply cut CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s remuneration for...

“Rakuten LIVE” video streaming service by Rakuten

Rakuten has begun offering a new live video streaming service known as “Rakuten LIVE”. Rakuten LIVE is a live video...

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U.S. ban on American companies selling technology to the Chinese tech giant.

Two of Japan’s top mobile phone carriers said Wednesday they will delay releasing new handsets made by Huawei after a U.S. ban on American companies selling technology to the Chinese tech giant. KDDI and SoftBank Corp, the country’s number two and number three carriers respectively, said the decision was taken...

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Report reveals alleged labor issues at 2020 Tokyo Olympic building sites

Report reveals alleged labor issues at 2020 Tokyo Olympic building sites

A report released by a global union federation has demanded better conditions for laborers working on the construction of Tokyo Games facilities after several “alarming” alleged labor violations were uncovered....

Delays and long waits as Japan residents rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets

Delays and long waits as Japan residents rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets

If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics to be patient. On Friday Tokyo organizers said delays and long waits to get an online...

Olympics: 2020 Tokyo Games ticket sales open to Japan residents

Olympics: 2020 Tokyo Games ticket sales open to Japan residents

On Thursday the first tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics went on sale, with residents in Japan able to enter a lottery to watch the sport of their choice. Tickets...

Shohei Ohtani says: he’s ready to play when Angels allow it

Shohei Ohtani says: he’s ready to play when Angels allow it

Shohei Ohtani is disappointed he won’t return to the Los Angeles Angels’ lineup this week. The AL Rookie of the Year said on Wednesday he’s ready to play whenever the...

Japan appeal after Ito, Hayata lose the disputed final

The Japan Table Tennis Association has filed a protest with the International Table Tennis Federation over a disputed ruling in the women’sJapan appeal after Ito, Hayata lose the disputed final...