Ghosn Ordered Aide To Pay For Home Remodeling

Ghosn ordered aide to pay for home remodeling

Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn is suspected of directly instructing his close aide by email to make a 1.5 million dollar payment to remodel his home in Lebanon.

Tokyo prosecutors arrested Ghosn on Monday for allegedly understating his income by 5 billion yen, or about 44 million dollars, in securities reports.

6 Elderly Tenants Dead At A Nursing Home

6 elderly tenants dead at a nursing home

Authorities in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, are investigating a senior citizens' home where 6 elderly tenants have died from last month.

Last week, authorities inspected the facility in Kanoya city for possible management problems related to the deaths.

Journalist Jumpei Yasuda Returns Home

Journalist Jumpei Yasuda returns home

Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda has now returned to Japan. He had been held hostage by rebel forces in Syria for more than 3 years.

The freelance journalist arrived at Narita Airport near Tokyo. He descended the stairs and got inside a waiting car.

Japan Soccer Team Welcomed Home

Japan soccer team welcomed home

Japan's national soccer team has returned from the World Cup in Russia and was welcomed by a cheering crowd at Narita airport near Tokyo.

Coach Akira Nishino and his 23-man squad arrived at the airport on Thursday.

Sony Ceases Development Of Xperia Home Launcher

Sony Ceases Development Of Xperia Home Launcher


If you have taken a liking to Sony’s Xperia Home launcher then you will not be happy to hear that the company has made a business decision to cease development of this launcher. It’s not going to bring any new features to the Xperia Home launcher from now on and the updates that are released will only bring bug fixes.

It’s common for third-party Android smartphones to feature custom launchers. They’re paired with the custom skins that almost all OEMs slap on their Android devices. Sony has shipped the Xperia Launcher on its smartphones for quite some time now but it has now decided to stop developing it any further.

Koreeda Returns Home After Winning Palme D'or

Koreeda returns home after winning Palme d'Or

Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda says his actors' ability to work with each other helped his movie "Shoplifters" to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Koreeda spoke to reporters at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on his return from France on Wednesday. He said he finally began to feel the Palme d'Or was real when he saw the smiles of his staff at the airport. He said he wants to sleep with the trophy for at least one night.