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Tokyo 2020 bid: Payments were 'legitimate' consulting fees

Tokyo 2020 bid: Payments were 'legitimate' consulting fees

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, Governor of Tokyo and Chairman of Tokyo 2020, Naoki Inose, second from left, and other members of the Japanese delegation celebrate as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge announces ..., 1 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 Times20 hours ago Masuzoe's departure will cost Tokyo residents ¥5 billion for new election  Japan Times1 week ago

Tokyo scraps Rio trips after finance scandal

Source:AFP Published: 2016-6-24 23:53:00 Tokyo officials have scrapped plans to attend the Rio Olympic Games in a bid to cut spending after a financial scandal cost the city governor his job, local media said Friday. The decision comes just ...
 Global Times3 days ago

Japan is calling Tokyo's former governor cheap for spending public funds on a $4 comic book

The governor of Tokyo has stepped down in the wake of a spending scandal that's being referred to as the cheap incident in Japan. Yoichi Masuzoe, who has reported total assets of ¥347 million ($3.3 million) (link in Mandarin), was accused of ...
 Quartz5 days ago

My View - Doing it like the Japanese

IT has happened yet again within less than three years. The governor of Tokyo, Yoichi Masuzoe, tendered his resignation last week following in the footsteps of his predecessor, Naoki Inose, who quit in December 2013. The latter stepped down when ...
 The Sun Daily6 days ago Editorial: Put lessons learned from Masuzoe's failure to good use (2016/6/16)  Mainichi Daily News1 week ago Masuzoe throws in the towel  Japan Times1 week 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 Times6 days 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 Times6 days ago Masuzoe's weekends, foreign trips draw fire  The Japan News1 month ago
Japan Times

Yuya Uchida on music, media and Madonna

Strolling in late for our meeting, his shoulder-length white hair lightly flowing, trademark cane in hand and sunglasses on, Yuya Uchida may now be in his mid-70s, but he still carries himself with the air of a rock star. Uchida has been a ...
 Japan Times1 week ago

Renho, the acting president of the Democratic Party, declines joining Tokyo gubernatorial race

The acting president of the Democratic Party, Renho, said Saturday she has no intention of running in the July 31 election to pick a successor for the outgoing governor of Tokyo. The lawmaker from the largest opposition party had been regarded as ...
 Japan Times1 week ago
ACQ Magazine

Another one bites the dust

AN ITALIAN meal costing ¥80,000 ($752). Mystery novels, comic books, Chinese silk shirts and a holiday for his family. Antique art. The most expensive suite at the five-star Conrad London St James hotel. These were some of the uses to which Yoichi ...
 ACQ Magazine1 week ago
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