Ex-Bank of Japan chief Yasuo Matsushita dies at 92

Business Jul 25, 2018

Ex-Bank of Japan chief Yasuo Matsushita dies at 92

Former Bank of Japan Gov. Yasuo Matsushita, who led the central bank during the country's financial crisis of the 1990s, has died, his family said Tuesday. He was 92. The date and cause of death were not immediately clear. Matsushita was known for cutting interest rates ...

Japanese journalist, antiwar activist Takeji Muno dies at 101

National Aug 21, 2016

Japanese journalist, antiwar activist Takeji Muno dies at 101

Centenarian journalist and antiwar activist Takeji Muno died Sunday at his home in the city of Saitama, his family announced. He was 101. Known as the publisher of Taimatsu (Torch), a weekly newspaper, Muno's articles included those that revealed his regret for not reporting the ...