Japan's scandals cause turmoil

Impoco, Jim
December 1992
U.S. News & World Report;12/28/92-1/4/93, Vol. 113 Issue 25, p74
Discusses how Tokyo's global role will be threatened by domestic chaos. The latest political scandal centers on a trucking firm named Tokyo Sagawa Kyubin Co. that lavished illegal contributions on politicians. The scandal may end the career of former Prime Minister Noboru Takeshita; The effort to boost domestic economic growth in Japan; Political turmoil could hinder Japan's ability to win a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.


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