2 Men Arrested In Nissan Ex-boss Carlos Ghosn's Escape From Japan

2 men arrested in Nissan ex-boss Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan

Authorities say this Dec. 30, 2019, image from security camera video shows Michael Taylor, center, and George-Antoine Zayek at passport control at Istanbul Airport in Turkey. Taylor, a former Green Beret and his son, Peter Taylor, 27, were arrested Wednesday in Massachusetts on charges they smuggled Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in a box in December 2019, while he awaited trial there on financial misconduct charges. / Getty Images

 

Two Men Questioned Over Nakamura Shooting

Two men questioned over Nakamura shooting

The Afghan interior ministry says its officials are questioning two men in connection with the fatal shooting of Japanese doctor and aid worker Tetsu Nakamura.

The ministry told NHK it believes the two men may know something about the incident.

Lexus Really Put The Spindle Grille On Its Imaginary 'men In Black' Jet

Lexus really put the spindle grille on its imaginary 'Men in Black' jet

There is a large constituency of people who do not like — hate, even — Lexus' signature spindle grille. But Lexus likes it, A LOT. So much so, that the company included the spindle design into its newest conceptual design study, the Lexus QZ 618 Galactic Enforcer Jet that will appear in "Men in Black: International."

The two official trailers for the upcoming MIB reboot revealed that Lexus had a hand in the films. In the second, we even see a Lexus RC F transforming into an aircraft, a call back to Will Smith's and Tommy Lee Jones' flying car in the original. But this is the first full look at the fictional vehicle, which will be used by Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth.

3 Men Arrested For Killing 80-year-old Woman

3 men arrested for killing 80-year-old woman

Police in Tokyo have arrested three men on suspicion of breaking into the house of an 80-year-old woman and murdering her last month. The victim had received a suspicious phone call asking her how much cash she had at home. The tactics are similar to a recent series of other burglary cases in Tokyo.

The police found and apprehended the three men on Wednesday. The police say the three have denied the allegations.

2 Men Arrested For Illegally Exporting Wagyu Eggs

2 men arrested for illegally exporting wagyu eggs

Police in Osaka, western Japan, have arrested two people on suspicion of illegally taking fertilized eggs of premium wagyu beef cattle to China.

Police say last July, Toshiki Ogura attempted to take hundreds of straw-like containers of frozen eggs and sperm to Shanghai by ferry. He was unable to get through customs there. Officials confiscated the items on his return to Japan.

2 Men Fined For Online Hate Speech

2 men fined for online hate speech

A Japanese court has fined two men for defamation over online hate comments against a South Korean resident of Japan. The court ruled that the comments were meant to incite ethnic discrimination.

The subject of the comments was a 35-year-old resident of the city of Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture.

Two Men Found In Wooden Boat Off Aomori

Two men found in wooden boat off Aomori

Japan Coast Guard officials have found two men on a wooden boat drifting in the Sea of Japan off Aomori Prefecture in northeastern Japan. The men are believed to have come from North Korea.

A local fishing cooperative informed the Coast Guard of the boat's presence on Sunday morning. It was drifting about 1.5 kilometers off the town of Fukaura.

Four Men Found In Shimane To Return To N.korea

Four men found in Shimane to return to N.Korea

Police in Shimane Prefecture, western Japan, on Sunday transferred to immigration officials four men found in a wooden boat that drifted ashore. The men are expected to go through procedures to return to North Korea.

The boat was spotted on January 8th on the shore of the town of Okinoshima on an island in the Sea of Japan. Police took into protective custody the four crewmembers who appear to be in their teens through 30s.

Free Rubella Vaccinations For Middle-aged Men

Free rubella vaccinations for middle-aged men

Japan's health ministry has decided to give vaccinations for rubella, or German measles, free of charge to middle-aged men.

Ministry officials say more than 2,400 people have been infected with rubella this year in Japan. The figure is the most since a large outbreak in 2013.

Oricon Reveals '10th Ideal Faces Chosen By Men' Ranking

Oricon reveals '10th ideal faces chosen by men' ranking

Oricon has revealed its "10th ideal faces chosen by men" ranking. 

This year's number one spot went to actor Takenouchi Yutaka who is the oldest to top the ranking at 47 years old. This position was previously held by Takeuchi Ryoma, Mukai Osamu, Kimura Takuya, and Dean Fujioka.