Nagoya mayor's ¥8 million salary cap approved

Jul 3, 2013

Nagoya mayor's ¥8 million salary cap approved

The Nagoya Municipal Assembly enacted an ordinance Tuesday that caps the annual salary of Mayor Takashi Kawamura at ¥8 million — one of his policy pledges to help save taxpayer money. A special ordinance on his salary was adopted at a plenary session of ...

Mayoral race starts in Nagoya

Apr 8, 2013

Mayoral race starts in Nagoya

Official campaigning for the Nagoya mayoral election kicked off Sunday with three candidates, including incumbent Takashi Kawamura. Kawamura is up against Tamio Shibata, 48, a former part-time lecturer at Aichi University of Education who is backed by the Japanese Communist Party, and Tadamasa Fujisawa, ...