Staff writer

Akio Kioi, who took over as president of the Resolution and Collection Corp. earlier this month, said he agreed to take the helm of the state-backed debt collection body partly because he wanted to set an example for other lawyers that an “ordinary lawyer” like himself can be as good as his predecessor, Kohei Nakabo.

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.