Coronavirus: 3 Japanese evacuated from Wuhan test positive for virus
Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:12 AM
Three Japanese evacuated from the epicentre of a deadly new coronavirus outbreak have tested positive for the illness, the government said on Thursday as it faced criticism for the country's minimal quarantine measures. The new cases were announced as a second evacuation flight from Wuhan landed in Tokyo, and the government confirmed the second case of apparent person-to-person transmission of the virus in Japan.
Nissan executive Munoz resigns after Ghosn's arrest
Sunday, January 13, 2019, 7:13 AM
Nissan Chief Performance Officer Jose Munoz, who took a-leave-of absence a-week-ago, has resigned, first high-profile departure at Japanese automaker publicly acknowledged as related to arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Munoz said in statement on LinkedIn Saturday he made the decision after serious thinking because the company was "involved in matters that have and will continue to divert its focus," referring to Ghosn's case.
Man who asked why Taiwan isn't called a country arrested by China
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10:31 AM
Chinese authorities have detained an 18-year-old man who asked online which law prohibited anyone from calling self-ruled Taiwan a country. The police said that the man, who also wrote that Japanese PM Shinzo Abe was his "real father", had violated the law and "profaned the people's feelings". China considers Taiwan as a part of its territory.