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TOSHIO TAMOGAMI

JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 22, 2017
Ex-ASDF chief Tamogami found guilty of bribery in 2014 gubernatorial race
The Tokyo District Court on Monday sentenced former Air Self-Defense Force chief Toshio Tamogami to 22 months in prison, suspended for five years, for making illegal payments to his campaign staff during his unsuccessful run for Tokyo governor in February 2014.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 11, 2017
Two-year sentence sought for ex-ASDF chief Tamogami over illegal payments to staff
Prosecutors have sought a two-year prison sentence for former Air Self-Defense Force chief Toshio Tamogami for allegedly making illegal payments to his campaign staff in his unsuccessful Tokyo gubernatorial bid in February 2014.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 27, 2016
Tamogami pleads not guilty to paying his campaign staff
Former Air Self-Defense Force chief Toshio Tamogami tells the Tokyo District Court he's innocent.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 14, 2016
Former ASDF chief Tamogami arrested over alleged illegal election staff payments
Tamogami, 67, who ran as an independent, was arrested by prosecutors together with Nobuteru Shimamoto, 69, who served as his election secretariat chief.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 8, 2016
Ex-ASDF chief denies misusing political funds
Toshio Tamogami, a former Air Self-Defense Force chief whose office was searched on suspicion of using political funds for private purposes, told reporters Tuesday the accusation was false.
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JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Feb 14, 2015
Media total up the targets for terrorist attacks
The 67-second video on YouTube opens with a black slate that reads, "A Message to Japan." The video then shows a kneeling journalist, Kenji Goto, clad in an orange outfit.
JAPAN
Sep 26, 2014
Government checking claim that nine Japanese have joined Islamic State fighters
The government has no information to support the claim that several Japanese nationals may have joined the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 25, 2014
New right-wing Sunrise Party aims to 'rebuild Japan's pride'
Conservatives were promised right-wing policies, an army, a new Constitution and the confiscation of voting rights from non-ethnic Japanese people on Thursday as two prominent rightists launched a new political party.
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JAPAN
Aug 28, 2014
A broken man living on dreams pulls Japan into Islamic State hostage drama
When Haruna Yukawa was captured in Syria earlier this month, a video apparently released by his captors showed them pressing the Japanese man to answer questions friends say he had struggled with for years: Who are you? Why are you here?
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 10, 2014
Tamogami finds some support in younger generation
He may have lost the Tokyo gubernatorial election Sunday, but Toshio Tamogami appears to have won over younger voters who favored the hawkish former Air Self-Defense Force general more than middle-aged and elderly voters did, according to media exit polls.
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JAPAN / Politics
Feb 9, 2014
Tokyo voters split by priority shift to welfare
Media outlets at home and abroad are playing up the Tokyo gubernatorial election as an effective public referendum on whether Japan should ditch its atomic plants, focusing on the battle between anti-nuclear candidate Morihiro Hosokawa and ex-health minister Yoichi Masuzoe, who is backed by pro-nuclear...
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Feb 5, 2014
Do you think the nuclear issue should be the focus of the Tokyo election?
Tokyoites go to the polls Sunday to elect a governor to replace Naoki Inose, who quit his post in December amid a political funding scandal. So who will — or would — they vote for?
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JAPAN / Politics
Feb 5, 2014
Tamogami finds right-wing niche
Last Sunday, a week before Tokyo residents go to the polls and choose a new governor, prominent candidates were campaigning hard in Ginza, showcasing their ability to manage a ¥13 trillion annual budget that almost equals Indonesia's national budget.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 31, 2014
Tokyo gubernatorial candidates speak on Olympics, nuclear power, disasters
Candidates running in the Feb. 9 Tokyo gubernatorial election are making the rounds of the capital, trying to reach out to as many voters as possible.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 23, 2014
Tokyo gubernatorial election: the main contenders
The following are brief profiles of major candidates in the Feb. 9 Tokyo gubernatorial election.
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JAPAN / View from Osaka
Jan 18, 2014
Ishin's Osaka wing hopes Tamogami loses in Tokyo
To the frustration — and rising panic — of nuclear village chieftain and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Tokyo's gubernatorial election next month is shaping up to be a contest not about "local" issues like the 2020 Tokyo Olympics or even perennial complaints such as the lack of economic reform. Barring...
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 9, 2014
Hosokawa gears up for Tokyo race
Anti-nuclear former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa is looking to run in the Feb. 9 Tokyo gubernatorial election.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 7, 2014
Tamogami pledges SDF disaster prep
Toshio Tamogami, a former top officer in the Air Self-Defense Force cashiered for historical revisionist comments, formally announces he will run for Tokyo governor, pledging to build a stronger disaster response system with the SDF to brace for terrorist attacks during the 2020 Olympics or a massive earthquake hitting the capital.
JAPAN
Jan 7, 2014
Is English Tamogami's weak suit?
As Toshio Tamogami's candidacy in the Tokyo gubernatorial race raises concerns that his nationalistic views could worsen already strained ties with China and South Korea, Internet users were quick to question if his English skills were up to snuff.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 6, 2014
Axed nationalist Gen. Tamogami seeks Tokyo governorship
An ex-top Air Self-Defense Force officer who was sacked in 2008 for his right-leaning, nationalistic views on history plans to run for the Tokyo gubernatorial election to be held Feb. 9, an employee at his office said Monday.

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