TOKYO: A lawyer for former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has slammed "outrageous" restrictions on his client's ability to see his wife, and predicted the tycoon's trial will not start for at least a year.In an interview with AFP, Takashi Takano revealed that Japan's top court this week backed a lower court's decision to restrict Ghosn's access to his wife Carole under the terms of his bail.The former Nissan chief was bailed for a second time on Apr 25 and is now preparing for trial on four charges of financial misconduct ranging from concealing part of his salary, to using Nissan funds for personal expenses.The tough terms of his bail mean he needs court permission to visit his wife Carole, whom prosecutors believe has made contact with people involved in the case against the tycoon.Ghosn applied for permission shortly after his release, but was denied.His lawyers separately filed an appeal to overturn the restrictions altogether, but the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected that appeal, … [Read more...] about Lawyer for Ghosn slams ‘outrageous’ rules on seeing wife
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A children’s party for Christian Baverey Christian Baverey turned a young 80 years old with a festive celebration that was organized by his wife, former supermodel and current European car rallyist Tetta Agustin. The original plan was to have about 70 friends celebrate with Christian, but with the couple’s popularity, the party had over 120 friends who honored the celebrant, looking boyishly continental with his sky-blue blazer, red bowtie partnered with red suspenders and white Bermuda shorts. When questioned why Tetta entertained the idea of having a children’s party complete with decorative balloons artistically placed all over the walls, table and ceiling, she laughingly explained, “I thought of a children’s party because men are like children, and at 80 years, it’s a second childhood!” Right after the buffet dinner prepared by chef Jessie Sincioco of Rockwell Club, Eileen Sison … [Read more...] about A children’s party for Christian Baverey
By Jacqueline Bigar Wed., May 8, 2019 IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: This year, you appear to have a special antenna that picks up on subtle moods and unrevealed agendas. As a result, others might believe that you have the gift of precognition. In a sense, you do. You will see what others don't. If you are single, be open to outside input. You often might be more emotional than you realize. In this case, kick back and observe, especially when developing a viable bond. If you are attached, the two of you will work on creating greater security and stability as a couple. The next year could be significant. Know that CANCER means well, but can be overly emotional. Chaos often results when dealing with them, so stay as clear as possible. ARIES (March 21-April 19) You are full of surprises, some of which could jolt you once you realize their implications. As a result, a lot of confusion could come out of nowhere. A discussion helps you resolve a building misunderstanding. … [Read more...] about Horoscope for Wednesday, May 8, 2019
caption “Avengers: Endgame” brought a lot of characters together for a monumental scene. source Disney/Marvel Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for “Avengers: Endgame.” The fourth “Avengers” outing teams up dozens of Marvel characters on screen. It may be tough to keep track of them all. There’s at least one minor Marvel character you probably missed the first time watching unless you knew where to look. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. “Avengers: Endgame” brings together dozens of Marvel characters on the big screen. There are so many heroes in the film’s final big battle that it’s easy to miss some of the characters who join the fight. There’s at least one you probably missed the first time you saw the movie. This is your last chance to head back before spoilers. caption We’re not talking about the Collector. We’re talking about one of the … [Read more...] about A character introduced in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ shows up in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment — here’s how to find him
SINGAPORE: Every time freelance writer Clare Lee, 27, uses a changing room when trying on clothes in fashion outlets big and small, she will take a few minutes to inspect every nook and cranny in her cubicle for hidden cameras before feeling safe enough to undress herself.For 27-year-old Fiona, who did not want to give her full name, she will always double-check that the curtains in her bedroom or hotel are fully drawn such that there is not even a teeny-weeny gap for anyone to peek through, and steer clear of unattended baskets in supermarkets.Freelance content creator Hilary See, 27, would refrain from standing near the edge of the escalator where people can look up her skirt, and try to use either a bag or a file to cover the back of her skirt while climbing the stairs.With spycams and phone cameras taking voyeurism to unsavoury new heights, these women are among a growing number of people who have taken extra precautions to protect themselves and their private spaces.As Fiona, … [Read more...] about The Big Read: Singapore’s voyeurism problem – what’s wrong with men, or the world?