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  • Shinzo Abe and wife accused of giving cash to ultra-nationalist school - The Guardian

    Shinzo Abe and wife accused of giving cash to ultra-nationalist school - The Guardian;

    Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie. The prime minister rejects the donation allegations. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA. Shinzo Abe. Shinzo Abe and wife accused of giving cash to ultra-nationalist school. Kindergarten operator testifies that Akie Abe ...and more »

  • Japan PM Abe accused of giving cash for nationalistic school - ABC News

    Japan PM Abe accused of giving cash for nationalistic school - ABC News;

    Yasunori Kagoike, head of an ultra-nationalistic Japanese school operator, gestures as he testifies before an upper house panel at the parliament in Tokyo, Thursday, March 23, 2017. Kagoike, at the center of a land and political scandal, testified in ...and more »

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    Tokyo: The head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a swirling political scandal said in sworn testimony in parliament on Thursday that he received a donation of 1 million yen from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife in her husband's name.and more »

  • Gist of Kagoike's Diet testimony - The Japan Times

    The following is a gist of the sworn Diet testimony given Thursday by Yasunori Kagoike, head of scandal-hit Osaka school operator Moritomo Gakuen. Kagoike said: He was handed an envelope containing ¥1 million ($8,900) by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ...and more »

  • Kagoike links Osaka governor, Diet members to Moritomo Gakuen scandal - The Japan Times

    Kagoike links Osaka governor, Diet members to Moritomo Gakuen scandal - The Japan Times;

    OSAKA – Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui and three current and former Osaka Diet members were named by Moritomo Gakuen head Yasunori Kagoike on Thursday as being involved in a shady land deal that has shaken the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo ...and more »

  • Japanese PM accused of donation towards nationalistic school - Belfast Telegraph

    Japanese PM accused of donation towards nationalistic school - Belfast Telegraph;

    Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe donated one million yen (£7,200) through his wife for a school run by an ultra-nationalist education group, MPs in Tokyo have heard. The nationalist group's leader also suggested in parliament that a land-buying ...and more »

  • Principal of Scandal-Hit Japan School Says He Got Donation From Abe's Wife - The Wire

    Principal of Scandal-Hit Japan School Says He Got Donation From Abe's Wife - The Wire;

    Yasunori Kagoike (C), head of Moritomo Gakuen, attends a parliamentary session for his testification in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2017. Credit: Reuters. Tokyo: The head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a swirling political scandal said in ...and more »

  • Japan school operator in land deal scandal says getting donation from Abe's wife - Xinhua

    Japan school operator in land deal scandal says getting donation from Abe's wife - Xinhua;

    Yasunori Kagoike, head of Moritomo Gakuen school, testifies in Japans House of Councilors Budget Committee over a land deal scandal, March 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Ma Ping). TOKYO, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Yasunori Kagoike, a school operator in a land deal ...and more »

  • As sworn witness, Kagoike says he is scapegoat over school land scandal - The Mainichi

    As sworn witness, Kagoike says he is scapegoat over school land scandal - The Mainichi;

    Yasunori Kagoike, center, chairman of the Moritomo Gakuen school corporation, testifies as a sworn witness before the House of Councillors Budget Committee on the morning of March 23, 2017. (Mainichi). Yasunori Kagoike, the head of the scandal-hit ...and more »

  • Nikkei falls to 1-1/2 month low, investor focus on political scandal - Economic Times

    Nikkei falls to 1-1/2 month low, investor focus on political scandal - Economic Times;

    TOKYO: The Nikkei share average fell to a 1-1/2 month low in choppy trade on Thursday morning as a political scandal centering on the wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sapped domestic investor sentiment. The Nikkei was down 0.4 percent at ...and more »