Carlos Ghosn's Video Statement Released

Carlos Ghosn's video statement released

Carlos Ghosn's lawyers released a video of the former Nissan Chairman speaking to the public for the first time. It was filmed before his latest arrest. As he has in the past, he repeatedly proclaimed his innocence and didn't get into details of the charges.

In the roughly eight-minute video, Ghosn calls all the accusations against him biased, taken out of context and twisted to paint him as a greedy dictator.

Ngt48's Agency And Aks Release Statement Regarding Assault Case Involving Member Yamaguchi Maho

NGT48's agency and AKS release statement regarding assault case involving member Yamaguchi Maho

NGT48's agency and their operating company AKS has released a statement regarding an assault case involving member Yamaguchi Maho. 

In a live broadcast on Twitter and SHOWROOM on January 8 and 9, Yamaguchi revealed that she was attacked by two men in front of her home in December. She then participated in the group's third anniversary event on January 10 where she apologized to her fans for causing them to worry. 

Japan, Us Issue Joint Statement

Japan, US issue joint statement

Japan and the United States have reaffirmed their cooperation to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific region with energy, infrastructure and digital connectivity development.

The countries said in a joint statement on Tuesday that they will deepen and expand their partnership in various areas. The statement coincided with a meeting between Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US Vice President Mike Pence in Tokyo.

Yasuda Offers Thanks In Statement

Yasuda offers thanks in statement

The wife of freed journalist Jumpei Yasuda has read out a statement penned by him upon his return to Japan. He was released from more than 3 years of captivity in Syria by rebel forces.

Yasuda's wife Myu held a news conference at Narita Airport near Tokyo on Thursday evening after he arrived there.

Sony Mobile Statement On 'spectre' And 'meltdown' Cpu Vulnerabilities

Sony Mobile statement on 'Spectre' and 'Meltdown' CPU vulnerabilitiesYou are probably aware of the ‘Spectre' and ‘Meltdown' security flaws that has been widely publicised recently. The vulnerabilities affect a wide range of CPU processors, which could allow hackers to steal sensitive data . This is an issue that affects all kinds of devices beyond smartphones, including laptops, desktops and even cloud computing.

Official Statement: Nikon Currently Developing New Mirrorless Cameras

Official statement: Nikon 'currently developing' new mirrorless cameras

This past week, the blogosphere blew up with the 'news' that Nikon was developing a new mirrorless camera. Unfortunately, those reports were entirely based off of a translated interview answer by Nikon's president, so we reached out to Nikon for confirmation and an official statement. They responded.

In a statement sent to DPReview this morning, a Nikon spokesperson said:

Honda: Statement Of Condolence On The Death Of Nicky Hayden

Honda: Statement of Condolence on the Death of Nicky HaydenIt is with profound sadness that American Honda marks the passing of longtime Honda racer Nicky Hayden today, following a bicycle accident in Italy last Wednesday, May 17.
Born to Earl and Rose Hayden in what would be his lifelong hometown of Owensboro, Kentucky, on July 30, 1981, Hayden was the middle sibling to Tommy, Jenny, Roger and Kathleen.

Yamaha Makes Strong Statement At Dakar Rally 2017

Yamaha Makes Strong Statement At Dakar Rally 2017The Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team proved to be a force to be reckoned with during this year's Dakar Rally. With team member Adrien Van Beveren winning the rally's final stage while locked in a fierce battle for an overall podium result, together with Yamaha France supported stage one winner Xavier de Soultrait Yamaha Racing riders remained strong contenders for top honours throughout the 39th edition of the prestigious annual event.

Johnny & Associates Releases Official Statement Regarding Smap's Disbandment

Johnny & Associates releases official statement regarding SMAP's disbandmentAs we reported earlier, media outlets reported that SMAP is disbanding.
According to Sponichi Annex, on the 12th, the group's 58-year-old female manager who is often described as their 'foster parent', resigned from the position of director from J Dream, Inc., a subsidiary company of Johnny's & Associates, inc., and she will also be leaving Johnny & Associates, Inc. next month.

G-20 Leaders To Issue Antiterrorism Statement

G-20 leaders to issue antiterrorism statementLeaders from the Group of 20 major economies began coordination Sunday to express their condemnation of the Paris attacks and commitment to preventing further terrorism in a separate statement from an overall communique of their annual summit.

Mazda Reassuring Statement On Emissions Compliance

2014 LA Auto Show : 2016 Mazda6 Facelift"In compliance with the law, Mazda works hard to ensure that every gasoline and diesel engine it makes fully complies with the regulations of the countries in which they are sold. Mazda never uses illegal software or defeat devices. Mazda's customers may rest assured that their vehicles are fully compliant with all regulations.