Former Vice Finance Minister Tadashi Ogawa dies at 77

Aug 25, 2017

Former Vice Finance Minister Tadashi Ogawa dies at 77

Former Vice Finance Minister and Bank of Yokohama President Tadashi Ogawa died of esophageal cancer on Monday at a Tokyo hospital, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday. He was 77. A Tokyo native, Ogawa joined the ministry in 1962 and served as vice ...

Sticky bonds of the media and government

/ | Jun 24, 2017

Sticky bonds of the media and government

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Last month, the United Nations Human Rights Council released a report critical of the Japanese government. The author, David Kaye, expressed concern over the way the media is pressured by the authorities to support their policies. The government objected to the report, saying it ...