International Thatching Conference In Shirakawa

International thatching conference in Shirakawa

Thatching craftspeople from the Netherlands, Sweden and other countries have joined locals to roof a traditional farmhouse in a World Heritage village in central Japan.

About 180 foreign and local craftspeople took part in the thatching of a distinctive steep-angled roof in Shirakawa Village, Gifu Prefecture, on Sunday.

Ghosn Says Ready To Hold News Conference April 11

Ghosn says ready to hold news conference April 11

Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn says he's ready to hold a news conference on April 11.

On a twitter account he just opened, Ghosn said: "I'm getting ready to tell the truth about what's happening."

Malala Yousafzai To Speak At Tokyo Conference

Malala Yousafzai to speak at Tokyo conference

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is in Japan for the first time, to address an international conference in Tokyo.

Malala is attending the two-day World Assembly for Women, starting on Saturday, to speak about the importance of education for women.

Lawyers: Ghosn Considering News Conference Plan

Lawyers: Ghosn considering news conference plan

Former Nissan and Renault chief Carlos Ghosn held talks with his lawyers about various issues, including when he should hold a news conference.

Ghosn was arrested and indicted on charges of financial misconduct in Japan. He is currently facing charges of aggravated breach of trust and underreporting his compensation as head of Nissan.

Lawyers: No Ghosn News Conference This Week

Lawyers: No Ghosn news conference this week

The defense team members of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn have decided not to hold a news conference this week.

The head lawyer, Junichiro Hironaka, spoke to reporters on Thursday night, one day after Ghosn was released from a detention center in Tokyo after 108 days in custody on a nine-million-dollar bail with a number of conditions.

Lawyers Planning Ghosn News Conference

Lawyers planning Ghosn news conference

The defense team of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn is preparing to hold his first news conference since leaving detention.

Ghosn was released on nine-million-dollar bail on Wednesday after being detained for 108 days. He has been arrested and indicted for aggravated breach of trust and underreporting his compensation. He denies the charges.

Ghosn Considering News Conference

Ghosn considering news conference

Lawyers for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn say he is considering holding a news conference to help restore his reputation.

Ghosn has been indicted for aggravated breach of trust and underreporting his compensation by tens of millions of dollars. He denies those charges.

Lawyer: No Plans Yet For Ghosn News Conference

Lawyer: No plans yet for Ghosn news conference

The lawyer for former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn says that so far there are no plans for his client to hold a news conference.

Junichiro Hironaka heads Ghosn's legal team. Hironaka's law firm made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon.

Arashi Talk About Their Hiatus At Press Conference

Arashi talk about their hiatus at press conference

On January 27, Arashi held a press conference regarding their hiatus.

At the beginning, leader Ohno Satoshi greeted, "We made this announcement to our fans earlier. It has been decided that Arashi will take a break after December 31, 2020." When asked by reporters, "What are the details that led to this decision?" Ohno explained with a serious face, "I asked the members to get together in the middle of June in 2017 and told them how I felt. I wanted to temporarily end my activities in Arashi. I told them that I wanted to be active independently, and after discussing it multiple times, we reached the decision to take a break." He continued, "After sharing my feelings, I met with the members individually and listened to their feelings. Then the five of us met many times to talk about it, and finally had people from the agency join in on the discussion. We explained this to the agency in February of 2018, then made the decision in June of 2018.

Joc Chief To Hold News Conference On Tuesday

JOC chief to hold news conference on Tuesday

The Japanese Olympic Committee says President Tsunekazu Takeda will talk about the corruption probe in France at a news conference on Tuesday.

French prosecutors say Takeda was formally placed under investigation last month for suspected corruption, related to Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

Sony's Ces 2019 Press Conference Live Stream Available

Sony's CES 2019 press conference live stream available

Sony will be holding its 2019 CES press conference at 5pm PST (8pm EST, 1am GMT, 2am CET) later today. Sony will reveal some of its latest products across its entire product range, and hopefully that will include some new Xperia smartphones. There is a possibility we will see updates to its mid-range devices, and we may hear more on the company's 5G plans. The live stream is available to watch below – let us know what you will be looking forward to seeing.

Sony Ces 2019 Conference Taking Place On 7 January 2019

Sony CES 2019 conference taking place on 7 January 2019

So, another year begins, and that means we are getting ever closer to finding out more information on Sony's plans for its mobile division in the year ahead. There is a good chance that we might get this first detail at Sony's CES press conference, which is taking place on Monday 7 January 2019 at 5pm local time (Las Vegas, USA). Mark you diaries!

Shohei Ohtani Holds News Conference In Tokyo

Shohei Ohtani holds news conference in Tokyo

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani has described his first season in Major League Baseball as fulfilling at a news conference in Tokyo.

Ohtani left Japan's professional baseball league and joined the Los Angeles Angels this year.