The three top leaders of the ruling alliance confirmed Monday evening that a new law mandating ethical discipline in the bureaucracy should be created to prevent money-related scandals.

Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto said during his meeting with Takako Doi, leader of the Social Democratic Party, and Akiko Domoto, chief of New Party Sakigake, that new legislation would certainly tighten discipline among government employees and should be created.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.