Editorials Apr 6, 2017

'Amakudari' remains an issue

Bureaucrats landing jobs in the private sector on the basis of the powers of government ministries and agencies sows the seeds of corruption.

National Mar 30, 2017

Education ministry probe finds 62 illegal cases of 'amakudari'

The education ministry said Thursday it has confirmed 62 cases in which current or former employees acted illegally in finding jobs for retired or retiring bureaucrats. A report on the final findings of the ministry’s probe into the practice of amakudari (literally "descent from heaven") ...