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On first day in office, Yuriko Koike vows to shake up Tokyo politics
Japan Times

Chronology of key events related to Tokyo governors

The following is a chronology of major events related to Tokyo governors. Dec. 16, 2012 -- Naoki Inose wins the Tokyo gubernatorial election. Sept. 8, 2013 -- Tokyo wins the right to host the 2020 Olympics. Nov. 22 -- Inose admits to having ..., 1 month ago
The Japan News

Name recognition key to Tokyo governor race

The Yomiuri Shimbun In the July 31 Tokyo gubernatorial election, with a record 21 candidates running for election as leader of Japan's capital, the trend of the popularity vote has been growing. Having a well-recognized name may increase a ...
 The Japan News1 month ago Choose new face of Tokyo who will properly fulfill duties of governor  The Japan News1 month ago

Tokyoites see education, child-rearing as priority issues for next governor: survey

Tokyoites named "education and child-rearing" as the issue they would most want the next Tokyo governor to focus on in a Mainichi Shimbun telephone survey conducted on July 16 and 17. When survey respondents were asked to name up to two issues ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 month ago
Mainichi Daily News

Torigoe vows to take 'taxpayer awareness' to heart as he enters Tokyo governor race

Journalist Shuntaro Torigoe on July 12 declared his candidacy for the Tokyo gubernatorial election, vowing to take "taxpayer awareness" to heart if he wins the election for the top post of the Japanese capital. Torigoe, 76, pointed out at a news ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 month ago

Tokyo is squandering resources on its 2020 Olympic English drive

Like many others, I dared to dream that Tokyo had turned a corner when Yoichi Masuzoe took over the Tokyo governorship from scandal-tainted Naoki Inose in 2014. Having lived in Japan 18 years at that point and paid millions of yen in taxes to city ...
 Japan Times1 month ago My View - Doing it like the Japanese  The Sun Daily2 months ago Tokyo Games in early trouble as scandal brings down governor  San Francisco Chronicle2 months ago Japan | Tokyo governor to resign, another setback in Olympic preps  Macau Daily Times2 months ago

Time to close money loopholes

The repeated problems involving money in politics don't seem to be playing much of a role in the campaign for the upcoming Upper House election, including the scandal that led to the resignation earlier this year of economy minister Akira Amari over ...
 Japan Times1 month ago

LDP may ask pop star's dad to run for Tokyo governor (2016/6/28)

Shun Sakurai The Tokyo chapter of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is considering asking former Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications vice Minister Shun Sakurai, 62, the father of pop star Sho Sakurai, to run as its candidate for Tokyo ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 month ago Tokyo LDP may ask former top bureaucrat to run for governor  Mainichi Daily News1 month ago

Elections and the work (and words) that goes into them

This week's featured article TOMOHIRO OSAKI, THE JAPAN TIMES Among the effects of Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe's resignation is the triggering of another costly gubernatorial election. If past examples are any indication, the race to choose a ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Japan is calling Tokyo's former governor cheap for spending public funds on a $4 comic book  Quartz2 months ago Masuzoe finally decides to resign, after being attacked from all sides  The Japan News2 months ago Editorial: Put lessons learned from Masuzoe's failure to good use (2016/6/16)  Mainichi Daily News2 months ago

Scandal, other outrages fuel Upper House race

NEW YORK Anger is spreading across Japan ahead of next month's Upper House election, which will likely determine the fate of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government over the years to come. Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition ...
 Japan Times2 months ago

Disgraced Masuzoe leaves ¥247 million tab for overseas business trips

Exiting Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe made nine overseas business trips during his term at a cost of ¥247.19 million, a sum that included expenses for accompanying officials, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has revealed. Details of Masuzoe's ...
 Japan Times2 months ago
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