Mizuho Aoki

Mizuho Aoki is a staff writer covering local news, including the current Tokyo gubernatorial race, education and aviation-related stories. She graduated from Hitotsubashi Universty with a degree in social science.

For Mizuho Aoki's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Oct 20, 2015

Panel clears Obuchi over career-damaging scandal

A panel investigating former trade and industry minister Yuko Obuchi’s alleged misuse of political funds ruled Monday she had no legal responsibility for the scandal that led to her resignation last year. Nevertheless, the incident has left a stain. Analysts say the 41-year-old political ...