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Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks at a Lower House ethics committee hearing in Tokyo on Thursday.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 29, 2024
Kishida apologizes over slush funds scandal at ethics committee meeting
In a rare appearance in front of the committee, the prime minister also vowed to implement political reforms in the wake of the scandal.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 1, 2021
No-confidence motion against Japan's communications minister fails to pass
Amid a wining and dining scandal at the ministry, the motion said Ryota Takeda is not qualified to serve as minister as he drank with NTT executives but repeatedly refused to admit it.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 16, 2021
Senior bureaucrat close to Suga resigns amid hospitality scandal
Taniwaki, who had been touted as a candidate for vice minister, the top post for bureaucrats at the communications ministry, was found to have violated the ethics code for central government officials.
Japan Times
Nov 20, 2020
‘Selling dog as mutton’: Mobile carriers dip on minister’s rebuke
Shares in some of the country’s largest mobile phone carriers dropped in Tokyo after the communications minister accused the companies of deploying a bait-and-switch tactic in cutting the costs of mobile phone plans.
Japan Times
Oct 1, 2019
National Public Safety Commission tackles topics from elderly driving to Tokyo Olympics security
The government will consider various measures to prevent traffic accidents involving elderly drivers, including the introduction of a new driver's license category with special limitations, National Public Safety Commission Chairman Ryota Takeda has said.
Aug 13, 2014
GSDF to station unit on Amami-Oshima for island defense
The Defense Ministry asked local authorities on Tuesday for their cooperation in establishing a Ground Self-Defense Force unit on Amami-Oshima Island as part of efforts to boost the defense of remote islands in the region.


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