Japanese education minister Hakubun Shimomura (center) answers questions from reporters at the ministry in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo. Photo: The Yomiuri Shimbun/ AFP

Scandal over political donations dogs Japan’s education minister

Hakubun Shimomura is the fifth member of Shinzo Abe's cabinet to come under scrutiny but he is resisting calls for his resignation

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Japanese education minister Hakubun Shimomura (center) answers questions from reporters at the ministry in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo. Photo: The Yomiuri Shimbun/ AFP
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