Japan To Consider Joint Custody After Divorce

Japan to consider joint custody after divorce

Japan plans to start looking at the idea of granting divorced couples joint custody over children. The law now grants custody to one parent only.

Justice Ministry officials say they will begin discussions on the pros and cons of joint custody after completing an ongoing survey around July. They have been reviewing regulations and operations in 24 countries, mostly Western nations, where joint custody is widely practiced.

Kelly In Custody Until At Least Tuesday

Kelly in custody until at least Tuesday

Former Nissan Motor representative director Greg Kelly is expected to remain in custody until at least Tuesday.

Kelly was arrested along with Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn last month on suspicion of conspiring to underreport Ghosn's pay. The two have since been indicted but deny any wrongdoing.