Hashimoto advocate Sakaiya to advise Abe

National / Politics Aug 12, 2013

Hashimoto advocate Sakaiya to advise Abe

by Eric Johnston

Taichi Sakaiya, 78, the man credited with persuading Osaka Mayor and Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party) co-leader Toru Hashimoto to trade the world of television punditry for the world of politics, has been appointed as an adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ...