Former CEO of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance Carlos Ghosn escapes house arrest in Tokyo and flees to Lebanon. He was under arrest for money laundering and underreporting his income, though he denies the charges.
Voters in the Japanese capital of Tokyo elect Yoichi Masuzoe to replace former Governor Naoki Inose, who resigned on December 24, 2013. [http:--the-japan-news.com-news-article-0001017889 (Yomiuri Shimbun)]date=April 2020
Activists affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, which opposes economic inequality and corporate greed, take to the streets in numerous cities worldwide, including Sydney, Rome, Bucharest, Taipei, Tokyo, Toronto, Berlin, and Madrid, in a day of coordinated mass protests.