Russia unlikely to be flexible on treaty deal, Noda says

Dec 5, 2016

Russia unlikely to be flexible on treaty deal, Noda says

Former Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has expressed concern over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s negotiations with Russia for a postwar peace treaty, saying Moscow is unlikely to be very flexible. Speaking to reporters in Ishikawa Prefecture on Sunday, Noda, who is secretary-general of the Democratic ...

Aso ranked Cabinet's top fundraiser in 2015

Dec 3, 2016

Aso ranked Cabinet's top fundraiser in 2015

Finance Minister Taro Aso was the top fundraiser in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet in 2015, according to reports submitted to the government by political parties and groups. Aso, who doubles as deputy prime minister, raised ¥147.35 million in political funds, followed by Abe ...