Reiji Yoshida

Reiji Yoshida is a staff writer and deputy manager of the Domestic News Division. Since joining The Japan Times in 1993, he has intensively covered domestic politics, diplomacy and defense issues as well as the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.

For Reiji Yoshida's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Brewing Kake Gakuen scandal points to alleged Abe favoritism

| May 29, 2017

Brewing Kake Gakuen scandal points to alleged Abe favoritism

On Thursday a former top ministry official dropped a bombshell in a hastily held news conference in Tokyo.Kihei Maekawa, former vice minister of education, alleged that the Cabinet Office distorted administrative processes by citing the intent of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in approving a ...