Tag Archives: Kan donation

Kan Took Donation From Japan Foreign Resident, Asahi Says

Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan accepted a donation from a foreign resident in violation of political contribution laws, the same infraction that forced the resignation of his foreign minister, the Asahi newspaper said.

Kan received 1.04 million yen ($12,500) from a South Korean resident of Japan, the newspaper reported today without saying where it got the information. Kan told his Cabinet this morning that he wasn’t aware of the nationality of the person who contributed funds to his office, cabinet ministers said today.

Read the rest of the story: Kan Took Donation From Japan Foreign Resident, Asahi Says.