Japan defence minister once tipped to be first female PM resigns

The woman once seen as on track to becoming Japan’s first female prime minister has resigned as defence minister. Tomomi Inada, a close ally of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, stepped down over an alleged cover-up of documents on a controversial peacekeeping …
( read original story …)


Related Post

Japan Tiptoes Out of Radical Experiment in Monetar...
views 117
TOKYO—Japan’s central bank has been the world’s po...
China opens the door a crack wider to Japanese ric...
views 41
TOKYO -- The Japanese ramen noodle chain, Ajisen R...
9 killed when U.S. sub hit Japanese fishing ship r...
views 184
HONOLULU -- The families of nine people killed whe...
Japan eyes easy consumer access to personal data
views 124
TOKYO -- Japan looks to ensure that individuals ha...
Bulgaria pledges opportunities for Japanese firms ...
views 115
SOFIA, Bulgaria — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo A...
Ex-Tokyo Gov. Ishihara urges early relocation of f...
views 215
The 84-year-old politician and writer will be summ...
Tokyo property continues to offer safe-haven appea...
views 204
When one thinks of overseas property investments, ...
Sunday marks seven years since Japan’s Triple Disa...
views 76
Japan (MNN) – Seven years ago on the afternoon of ...
Japan says Chinese ship was transferring cargo to ...
views 29
Japan on Tuesday said it had detected what appeare...
SoftBank confirms it is looking at IPO option afte...
views 103
It’s hoping for an overseas debut at the same time...