Ministry admits putting pressure on Moritomo to bend the truth

The Finance Ministry admitted in the Diet on April 9 that an official tried to persuade school operator Moritomo Gakuen to lie about the reason it was granted a massive discount for the sale of state-owned land in Osaka Prefecture. Mitsuru Ota, director …
( read original story …)


Related Post

Kansai firms more concerned with Asian markets tha...
views 146
OSAKA – For Kansai business leaders, Asia, p...
SoftBank mobile IPO’s appeal will hinge on d...
views 72
The Japanese technology and investment group plans...
Ex-Osaka mayor Hashimoto to retire as policy advis...
views 168
OSAKA – Former Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto will ste...
Tokyo cops: Man raped woman while posing as employ...
views 180
Naoki Ohashi allegedly posed as a sex parlor worke...
Switching U.S. Regulators Upends Probe Into Japan’...
views 229
Japan’s biggest bank sidestepped state supervision...
Nagoya is a new Green Award port
views 172
The Green Award’s presence in Asia is expand...
BRIEF-Fine Sinter says listing on Nagoya Stock Exc...
views 178
* Says its stock will begin listing on Nagoya Stoc...
Bangkok ranks top destination for Japanese traveli...
views 143
Japan has taken three of the top spots as Kyoto ma...
Bank of Japan Holds the Accommodative Line While I...
views 196
The Japanese Yen has been on somewhat of a rollerc...
Nikkei rises after yen weakens; financials outperf...
views 200
TOKYO, April 10 Japan's Nikkei share average rose ...