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NAOKI INOSE

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JAPAN
Feb 2, 2017
Former Tokyo Gov. Inose blamed for expressway fender-bender in Minato Ward
Former Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose, who resigned in 2013 over a money scandal, caused a minor car collision on an expressway in Tokyo Wednesday, police said.
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OLYMPICS / NOTES ON A SCORECARD
Aug 4, 2015
Problems continue to mount for Tokyo 2020 team
Last week was another tough one for the folks at Tokyo 2020.
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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 28, 2014
Inose admits using Tokushukai cash for election; prosecutors file charges
In a sudden reversal, former Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose admitted Friday that the ¥50 million loan he received from the Tokushukai hospital group was intended to get him through the 2012 gubernatorial election.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 25, 2014
Prosecutors poised to charge ex-Tokyo Gov. Inose over funds
Prosecutors are poised to charge former Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose at a summary court with failure to report election funds over ¥50 million he received from a major hospital chain, sources said Tuesday.
JAPAN
Mar 22, 2014
Prosecutors raid sites linked to ex-Tokyo Gov. Inose
The investigation into ¥50 million that Naoki Inose received from a major hospital chain leads prosecutors to search locations linked to Tokyo's former governor.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 18, 2014
Rightist: I got Inose loan
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COMMENTARY / COUNTERPOINT
Jan 18, 2014
Lexicon for today's Japan: Reading between the lies
Plowing through the news, one is often struck by the proliferation of acronyms, jargon, new names and terms. It can be a baffling experience, so I thought I would provide some explanations, keywords, synonyms, associative notions and interpretations to aid comprehension — even at risk of differing...
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 9, 2014
Hosokawa gears up for Tokyo race
Anti-nuclear former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa is looking to run in the Feb. 9 Tokyo gubernatorial election.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 7, 2014
¥50 million payment to Inose to be probed
Prosecutors are expected to launch an investigation into former Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose, who stepped down at the end of last year for taking a u00a550 million loan from one of the country's largest hospital chains.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 7, 2014
Tamogami pledges SDF disaster prep
Toshio Tamogami, a former top officer in the Air Self-Defense Force cashiered for historical revisionist comments, formally announces he will run for Tokyo governor, pledging to build a stronger disaster response system with the SDF to brace for terrorist attacks during the 2020 Olympics or a massive earthquake hitting the capital.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 6, 2014
Utsunomiya unveils basic policies in race to replace Tokyo's Inose
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics should not harm the environment, lawyer Kenji Utsunomiya said Monday as he threw his hat into the Tokyo gubernatorial election.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 28, 2013
Utsunomiya to run for governor again
Kenji Utsunomiya, former head of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, said Saturday that he intends to run in the Tokyo gubernatorial election Feb. 9, making him the first candidate to emerge since Gov. Naoki Inose resigned earlier this month.
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JAPAN / Politics
Dec 25, 2013
Tokyo election board picks Feb. 9 for governor's race
The special election to pick the successor to Naoki Inose as Tokyo governor will be held Feb. 9, the metropolitan election board announced Wednesday, while speculation continued over potential candidates.
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JAPAN / YEAR IN REVIEW 2013
Dec 25, 2013
A look back at the year's top 10 Japan news stories
Japan Times editors selected the following domestic stories as the most important in 2013.
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JAPAN
Dec 24, 2013
Assembly OKs Inose's resignation
The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly on Tuesday approved Gov. Naoki Inose's resignation.
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COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Dec 23, 2013
Secrets, lies, gaffes, glory: 2013 in quotes
A mix of scandals, achievements, political missteps and commemorations highlighted 2013. Here's a rundown of the quotations that shaped the Year of the Snake.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 21, 2013
LDP looks outside Diet for Tokyo governor hopeful
A senior Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker indicated Saturday the governing party could field a non-Diet member for Tokyo's gubernatorial election in February.
JAPAN
Dec 21, 2013
Deputy to take on Olympic role
Tokyo Vice Gov. Toshiyuki Akiyama will fill in for Naoki Inose, who announced his resignation as governor Thursday, as the city prepares to launch an organizing committee early next year for the 2020 Olympics.
EDITORIALS
Dec 20, 2013
Inose must still come clean
Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose's announcement of his intention to resign does not relieve him of the public duty to explain why he received a so-called ¥50 million loan from a scandal-tainted hospital operator group without having to put up collateral or pay interest.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 19, 2013
Tokyoites rap Inose over money scandal
Tokyo residents voice criticism of Gov. Naoki Inose after he announced his resignation for taking ¥50 million from scandal-tainted hospital chain Tokushukai.

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