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Two Americans wanted by Japan arrested for escaping Carlos Ghosn

Law enforcement officials arrested two American men on Wednesday, including a former Special Forces soldier sought by Japan for allegedly participating in assisting former Nissan engine chief Carlos Ghosn in fleeing that country in December. The Massachusetts District Attorney said that 59-year-old Michael Taylor and 27-year-old son Peter Taylor were detained in the state in response to a request for …

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Japan is preparing for the worst post-war slump as the pandemic drives the economy into recession

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s economy went into recession for the first time in 4 1/2 years in the last quarter, bringing the nation to the deepest post-war slump as the coronavirus crisis devastated businesses and consumers. Monday’s first quarter GDP data underscored the increasing impact of the outbreak. Exports have fallen the most since the devastating earthquake in March 2011, …

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Corona virus at the latest: Japan entered a recession even before the blockade

India’s economy “is expected to shrink by 45%,” says Goldman Amy Kazmin in New Delhi India’s economy is expected to shrink 45 percent in the April-June quarter, reflecting one of the world’s most draconian coronavirus barriers, which has abruptly brought virtually all economic activity to a standstill, Goldman Sachs predicted in a new report. However, the investment bank said the …

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Japan is in recession and worse is ahead

Japan has been in recession for the first time since 2015 as its already weakened economy has been affected by the effects of the corona virus on companies domestically and internationally. The world’s third largest economy shrank 3.4 percent annually after the U.S. and China in the first three months of the year, the country’s government said on Monday. It …

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Men in Japan stay at home learning to help. Will it take?

TOKYO – Susumu Kataoka was looking for a distraction from long days in which he had sought refuge at home with his family during the outbreak of the coronavirus. He grabbed his drone and turned it around at their home in Tokyo, took a few photos and posted it on Facebook. His wife Aki was not amused. If he had …

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Almost 60 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed on a cruise ship in Japan: media

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows the Italian cruise ship Costa Atlantica, whose crew members have been confirmed with cases of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), in Nagasaki, southern Japan, on April 23, 2020, in this photo by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo / via REUTERS TOKYO (Reuters) – Almost 60 new cases of coronavirus infections have been confirmed among crew members of …

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China, Singapore Falls, Italian cruise ship in Japan

This is CNBC’s live blog with the latest news on the Corona virus outbreak. This blog will be updated later in the day once the news is released. Global cases: At least 2,790,986. Worldwide deaths: At least 195,920. Most reported cases: United States (890,524), Spain (219,764), Italy (192,994), France (159,495) and Germany (154,545). The above data was compiled by Johns …

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Japan confirms 40 more cases on cruise ships

This is CNBC’s live blog with the latest news on the Corona virus outbreak. This blog will be updated later in the day once the news is released. Global cases: More than 2.7 million Worldwide deaths: At least 190,490 Most reported cases: United States (866,646), Spain (213,024), Italy (189,973), France (159,460) and Germany (153,129). The above data was compiled by …

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With coronavirus infections increasing, Japan is finally expanding the tests

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan, alarmed by rising coronavirus deaths and the specter of the breakdown of the medical system, is striving to expand testing by transit facilities and general practitioners to help take samples. Medical workers walk past tents set up to test coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection at Kawakita General Hospital in Tokyo, Japan, on April 17, 2020. REUTERS / …

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