Nissan CEO to become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors: reports

TOKYO - Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Japan's Nissan Motor, was due to hold a news conference Thursday amid reports he will become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors, presiding over efforts to turn the troubled automaker around. The Brazilian-born Frenchman, who already ... ( read original story ...)

Forget Paris, focus on Tokyo, Japan fashion told

Tokyo may be the style capital of Asia, but with South Korea and China snapping at its heels and Japan's most iconic brands rooted in Europe, the city is being urged to haul its fashion week into the big leagues. Tokyo Fashion Week kicked off its spring ... ( read original story ...)

Nissan CEO to become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors

TOKYO - Carlos Ghosn, CEO and chairman of Japan's Nissan Motor ... we will give our absolute commitment to support Mitsubishi Motors," Ghosn said at a joint news conference by the two companies. "We are sending a clear message we believe in the underlying ... ( read original story ...)

Thomas Bach Reminds Tokyo to Stick With Current Venue Plans

the Asahi newspaper reported, quoting unidentified Japanese sources as saying. The South Korean venue in Chungiu City hosted the 2013 world championships and rowing at the 2014 Asian Games. Asked about the report at Tokyo's Haneda airport, Bach said ... ( read original story ...)

Extensive blackout in Tokyo hits trains, government offices

Traffic lights were also temporarily out in some locations in Tokyo. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference that officials are looking into the cause of the incidents, but did not answer when asked about a possible sabotage ... ( read original story ...)