Oct 13, 2013

Eight newcomers run for mayor in Kobe, Kawasaki

Official campaigning for the Kobe and Kawasaki mayoral elections kicked off Sunday, with neither city’s incumbents seeking re-election. In Kobe, the five candidates include Yasuko Morishita, 48, a former member of the Kobe Municipal Assembly, and Yuna Nukina, 61, a civic group representative backed ...