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. ...

Dec 6, 2015

Amari foresees 0% growth in Japan's July to September GDP

Economic and fiscal policy minister Akira Amari said Sunday that the country’s quarter-on-quarter real gross domestic product growth in the July to September period is expected to be revised up to around zero percent from minus 0.8 percent at an annual rate. Amari showed ...