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Carlos Ghosn Is Out of Jail. What Happens Next? – The New York Times

By Amie Tsang March 6, 2019 “Carlos Ghosn, the man who created what was effectively the world’s largest carmaker, has been released on bail after spending more than three months in jail. Mr. Ghosn once oversaw the alliance of Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi and was the consummate high-flying executive. On Wednesday, he walked out of a …

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Opinion | Where the Cold War Never Ended – By Ian Buruma – The New York Times

Japan and South Korea stir up an old, odd rivalry. By Ian Buruma Mr. Buruma is a writer and a professor at Bard College. Aug. 12, 2019 CreditCreditOleksii Liskonih/iStock, via Getty Images Plus “In a rational world, South Korea and Japan ought to be the best of friends. Their cultures and languages are closely linked. Their …

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Japan Would Make Akihito Emperor but She Called Him ‘Jimmy’ – By Motoko Rich – The New York Times

By Motoko Rich April 29, 2019 18 日本語で読む “There has been an emperor in Japan for more than 15 centuries, making the Chrysanthemum Throne the world’s oldest continuous monarchy. On Tuesday, the emperor stepped down, yielding to his eldest son in the first abdication in 200 years. This is the family’s story. We know him as …

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Carlos Ghosn- Emerging in Public- Lays Out His Defense – By Motoko Rich – The New York Times

  By Motoko Rich Jan. 8, 2019 “TOKYO — Carlos Ghosn and his lawyers are laying out the most comprehensive case yet for his innocence, nearly two months after his arrest shook the auto business and tarnished the reputation of an industry titan. Still, it may not be enough to free him from jail for months, …

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 The Rise and Fall of Carlos Ghosn – by Amy Chozick and Motoko Rich – New York Times

By Amy Chozick and Motoko Rich Dec. 30, 2018,  89 cmments “Carlos Ghosn was tired. At 64 years old, the chairman of an auto empire that spanned several continents and included Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi wasn’t bouncing back from jet lag the way he used to. Melatonin wasn’t working anymore, and he had bouts of insomnia, phoning his children …

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Opinion | Don’t Fall for Facebook’s ‘China Argument’ – by Tim Wu – The New York Times

America’s global dominance in technology requires fierce competition at home, not the coddling of monopolies. By Tim Wu Mr. Wu is a law professor who specializes in antitrust. Dec. 10, 2018,  69  Image CreditCreditAlex Merto “Over the last year or so, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and other American tech leaders have issued a stark warning to those …

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Suicides Among Japanese Children Reach Highest Level in 3 Decades – The New York Times

By Motoko Rich and Makiko Inoue Nov. 6, 2018 “TOKYO — Suicides by young people in Japan rose to their highest level in three decades in 2017, according to new figures released by the government. Japan has a persistent problem with suicides, although the number has been declining over all. But child suicides have risen recently, with experts pointing to …

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Europe and Asia Move to Bolster Global Systems That Trump Has Attacked – By Steven Erlanger and Jane Perlez – NYT

 July 18, 2018 134 查看本文简体中文版查看本文繁體中文版 By Steven Erlanger and Jane Perlez July 18, 2018 134 comments 查看本文简体中文版查看本文繁體中文版 BRUSSELS — From trade to regulation to security, America’s traditional allies are accelerating their efforts to buttress a global system that President Trump has seemed prepared to tear down. After months of stunned indecision, they have undertaken a flurry of efforts …

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122 Pregnant Whales Were Killed in Japan’s Latest Hunt. Was This Illegal? – The New York Times

By Tacey Rychter      May 30, 2018 “More than 120 pregnant female whales were among 333 killed during Japan’s recent annual summer hunt off the coast of Antarctica, according to a new report. The report, released by the International Whaling Commission this month, said 122 of the slaughtered minke whales were pregnant and 114 were considered immature. The last …

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U.S. Allies Sign Sweeping Trade Deal in Challenge to Trump – The New York Times

SANTIAGO, Chile — A trade pact originally conceived by the United States to counter China’s growing economic might in Asia now has a new target: President Trump’s embrace of protectionism. A group of 11 nations — including major United States allies like Japan, Canada and Australia — signed a broad trade deal on Thursday that …

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