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Carlos Ghosn to stay as Renault CEO for now, automaker names stand-ins amid tension over Nissan probe on alleged financial misconduct
The French government, Renault’s biggest shareholder, had begun to distance itself from Carlos Ghosn, calling for new interim leadership before the meeting, as the Japanese investigation expanded to include Renault-Nissan alliance finances.
Toll rises to 44 dead in Japan earthquake; Toyota Motors suspends operations in 16 assembly plants
About 2,500 people remain in evacuation centres in Japan's Hokkaido after landslides buried houses and rain at the weekend loosened the soil in a further threat to unstable houses.
RCEP meeting in Tokyo: 16 Asian countries agree to reach basic consensus on regional trade pact by end of 2018
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership meet in Tokyo witnessed 16 Asian countries' trade leaders agreeing to speed up the agreement on regional trade pact amid rising US protectionism