Sources: Nissan Considered Paying Juffali Directly

Sources: Nissan considered paying Juffali directly

Japanese prosecutors are expected to soon indict former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn on another charge -- aggravated breach of trust. Friday is the last day of Ghosn's detention period.

Ghosn is suspected of paying about 15 million dollars to a company run by Saudi businessman Khaled Al-Juffali for helping him with credit guarantees needed for his personal investment losses. He was served a fresh warrant last month on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust.

Nissan 'mulled Paying Ghosn Through Holding Firm'

Nissan 'mulled paying Ghosn through holding firm'

A French financial newspaper says Nissan and Renault executives discussed a plan eight years ago to pay part of former chairman Carlos Ghosn's salary through a Dutch holding firm.

Les Echos reported on Wednesday that former Nissan representative director Greg Kelly and Renault executives considered making the payments through the holding company in the Netherlands. Ghosn and Kelly were arrested last month on allegations of underreporting the former Nissan chairman's pay.

Nintendo Exec Warns Against Paying A Premium For The Snes Classic

Nintendo Exec Warns Against Paying A Premium For The SNES Classic

Given how hard it was to get the NES Classic Edition when it was launched last year, naturally this saw many opportunists take to auction websites like eBay where they offered to sell their units for marked up prices. As if that wasn't bad enough, following the cancellation of the NES Classic, it saw prices skyrocket even further.

However Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime is warning customers against paying a premium price for the upcoming SNES Classic Edition which is set for a release on the 29th of September. Speaking to the Financial Times (via GameSpot), Fils-Aime was quoted as saying, “I would strongly urge you not to over-bid on an SNES Classic on any of the auction sites . . . You shouldn’t [have to] pay more than $79.99."

Japan Nursery School Teachers Opt For Better-paying Jobs

Japan nursery school teachers opt for better-paying jobsAfter 6½ years as a nursery school teacher in Tokyo, Saki Sasamoto had had enough.
Her pay barely covered necessities and the stress of the job made her quit without even thinking what she would do next.
“I couldn’t stand it,” she said. “It was absolutely draining.”

Paying The Ultimate Sacrifice To Prove Loyalty

Paying the ultimate sacrifice to prove loyaltyFor one group of American volunteers in World War II, it took extended combat service, heroics on the battlefield and thousands of casualties to prove their loyalty to their country.
And even as they were fighting and dying overseas, many of their family members in the United States were kept in internment camps.

Chubu Electric Mulling Paying Users For Power Consumption Cuts

Chubu Electric mulling paying users for power consumption cutsChubu Electric Power Co., which serves a major industrial area in central Japan, is considering introducing a power-saving program on a trial basis this summer under which the company would pay users for achieving a certain level of reduction in power consumption, sources familiar with the matter said Sunday.  

Osaka To Cease Paying Subsidies For Korean Schools

Osaka to cease paying subsidies for Korean schoolsOsaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui said Monday the prefectural government will cease paying about 81 million yen in subsidies to eight Korean schools in the prefecture for fiscal 2011 ending this month.

The decision followed the lack of confirmation that the schools have no relations with a North Korean-affiliated organization in Japan, a condition for the subsidies, prefectural government officials said.

Tepco Making Slow Progress In Paying Nuclear Disaster Compensation

TEPCO making slow progress in paying nuclear disaster compensationThe sum of compensation paid so far by Tokyo Electric Power Co. to people affected by the nuclear crisis at its Fukushima Daiichi power plant is equivalent to only a quarter of the around 1.7 trillion yen of financial aid made available for the purpose by the government, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Kidzania Tokyo Offers Kids Experience Paying Taxes

KidZania Tokyo offers kids experience paying taxesKidZania Tokyo, a theme park where kids can role-play in various jobs in the capital's Koto Ward, launched Wednesday a new week-long attraction for children to experience paying taxes.   Children paid ''taxes'' at the ''tax office pavilion'' from ''income'' they earned from other KidZania attractions, where they can experience working in various professions such as a doctor, a firefighter and newspaper reporter.