National / Politics Jul 23, 2014

Tokyo governor hopes to help mend Japan-South Korea ties

Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe told Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon on Wednesday that he hopes to promote dialogue and cooperation with the South Korean capital to help improve their countries' ties, soured over territorial and historical disputes. "We would like to build on today's first official ...

Masuzoe plays down Tokyo nuclear role

National / Politics Feb 12, 2014

Masuzoe plays down Tokyo nuclear role

by Masaaki Kameda

New Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe said Wednesday he will work hard to make the capital the best city in the world, while noting that it's up to the central government whether to bring the nation's nuclear reactors back online. "In order to make Tokyo the ...