Tokyo’s female governor takes on Japan’s old-boy network, but denies run for PM

For now, the former defense minister says her sights are set firmly on a July 2 Tokyo metropolitan assembly poll, where she’s targeting a majority for her fledgling “Tokyo Citizens First” party and its allies. Koike, in an interview with Reuters …
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