Japan Post Insurance misconduct may have hit 60,000 more customers

Business Jan 30, 2020

Japan Post Insurance misconduct may have hit 60,000 more customers

Improper sales practices for Japan Post Insurance Co. products may have disadvantaged 60,000 more customers than previously known, sources have said. In August, the Japan Post Holdings Co. group started to investigate 183,000 Kampo-brand insurance contracts involving 156,000 customers who had possibly been affected by ...

In Tokyo gubernatorial poll, more color than most know

National / Politics Jul 26, 2016

In Tokyo gubernatorial poll, more color than most know

by Mizuho Aoki

What do a onetime Arabic translator, an advocate of decentralization and a former Tehran correspondent have in common? They're all the leading candidates in Sunday's Tokyo gubernatorial election. Yuriko Koike, Hiroya Masuda and Shuntaro Torigoe are the front-runners in a race that features a record 21 ...

Editorials Jul 20, 2016

The election showdown in Tokyo

Tokyo voters have a big decision to make, and the party affiliations of the leading candidates for governor should be the least of their worries.