Tuesday, June 05, 2018

#JAPAN: Finance Min. Returns Annual Salary Over Doc Tampering Scandal

[world politics news]

Japan's finance minister, Taro Aso, has said he will return a full year's salary after his ministry was found to have tampered with public documents. An inquiry found that references to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife were removed from papers relating to a controversial sale of state land. Aso said the scandal has "hurt" public confidence in the ministry and the government.


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