Apr 30, 2015

Dentist group offices raided over donations to LDP lawmaker

Prosecutors raided a dentist group’s office in Tokyo on Thursday, amid allegations it exceeded political donation limits in its support of Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Midori Ishii. A special investigative arm of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office searched the office of the Japan ...

Dec 6, 2014

LDP dominates list of top 20 fundraisers in Diet

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and 16 members of his Liberal Democratic Party were among the top 20 political fundraisers in the Diet in 2013, data compiled by Kyodo News showed. Abe ranked 12th within the top 20, having raised ¥164.05 million last year, although ...