National Jun 24, 2016

Tokyo assembly cancels Rio Olympics trips over costs

The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly on Friday canceled scheduled trips to Rio de Janeiro to observe the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer as their costs are likely to be much higher than expected. The move comes days after the resignation of Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe ...

Editorials Jun 15, 2016

Masuzoe throws in the towel

The Tokyo governor's resignation may be convenient for the ruling parties, but they still must get to work on closing the loophole in the Political Funds Control Law that led to the scandal.