Jan 29, 2016

Amari still has much to answer for

Even though he has stepped down as economic and fiscal policy minister, Akira Amari still owes an explanation of his acts to a public weary of the repeated money scandals involving key members of the Abe administration.

Jan 28, 2016

Amari to respond to graft allegations

Japan’s economy minister, Akira Amari, plans to deny allegations that he received cash for favors when he holds a press conference Thursday afternoon, sources said Wednesday. With Prime Minister Shinzo Abe making it clear Wednesday that he wants Amari to continue serving in his ...

DPJ special team pressures Amari over bribery claims

Jan 25, 2016

DPJ special team pressures Amari over bribery claims

A task force formed by the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan agreed Monday to persist in demanding that economy minister Akira Amari provide a clear answer to allegations that he exchanged favors for money with a construction company. “Diet questioning will start Tuesday. ...