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Suga's PR chief resigns after meal tied to Japan broadcaster

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

TOKYO - The public relations chief for Japan's prime minister has resigned after she acknowledged she had a 70,000 yen dinner paid for by a broadcaster.
Makiko Yamada had been grilled recently by opposition lawmakers in Parliament about the 2019 dinner and had been scheduled to answer more questions Monday. She had previously said she did not remember or was not fully aware of the circumstances.
Yamada's job included the responsibility of picking reporters to ask questions at Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's news conferences.
The broadcaster in question, Tohokushinsha Film Corp., employs...
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Suga's PR chief resigns after meal tied to Japan broadcaster

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

The public relations chief for Japan's prime minister has resigned after she acknowledged she had a $700 dinner paid for by a broadcaster
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