Isabel Reynolds

For Isabel Reynolds's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Casino bill likely to pass Lower House: Abe aide

Oct 2, 2014

Casino bill likely to pass Lower House: Abe aide

A Japanese lawmaker backing a bill to legalize casinos said he expects it to win Lower House approval this month and that the gambling resorts would be in major cities and charge local residents an entry fee. “We want to finish up in the ...

'Daddy's girl' Obuchi to oversee nuclear industry

Sep 4, 2014

'Daddy's girl' Obuchi to oversee nuclear industry

Yuko Obuchi, the 40-year-old daughter of the late Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi, was Wednesday appointed as the first female trade and industry minister, one of five women Prime Minister Shinzo Abe named to his new Cabinet. As minister of economy, trade and industry, Obuchi ...