Tokyo Gov. Koike to become head of political group

/ May 30, 2017

Tokyo Gov. Koike to become head of political group

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said Tuesday she will officially take over the leadership of a political group for which she currently serves as special adviser ahead of the upcoming Tokyo assembly election on July 2. Koike will assume the leadership of the group, Tomin ...

/ Mar 10, 2017

Komeito agrees to cooperate with Koike's party in Tokyo poll

Komeito has broadly agreed to cooperate with the regional political party effectively led by Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike in the July 2 metropolitan assembly election, sources said Friday. Komeito, the partner of the Liberal Democratic Party in national politics, and Koike’s Tomin First no ...

Tokyo assembly panel to summon former Gov. Ishihara

/ Feb 7, 2017

Tokyo assembly panel to summon former Gov. Ishihara

A special committee of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly will summon former Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara over the suspended relocation of the capital’s landmark Tsukiji wholesale food market to a site in the reclaimed Toyosu area. Ishihara intends to attend any hearing, according to informed ...