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Crabs, melons, mangoes: gifts that bring Japanese politicians down

Crabs, melons, mangoes: gifts that bring Japanese politicians down

November 11, 2019

TOKYO (Reuters) – Crabs, melons, mangoes, even humble potatoes and corn, have proved politically treacherous in Japan this past week, with two cabinet ministers forced to resign in quick succession amid suspicions of violating election laws. FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai attends a news conference at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s official residence in…

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